Hazard woman shares what Haiti was like as protests broke out
WYMT first told you about Hannah Claussen back in early July, a Perry County native, she was doing mission work in Haiti as protests broke out. On July 19 she was able to safely return home. Claussen has been doing mission work for many years. In 2012 a mission trip to Haiti sparked a passion for the country. Continue reading.
‘Scared to death’: Miami Haitians fear family separations if protected status expires
Parents who came to the U.S. following the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and their U.S.-born children — plus many Haitians who were already living in the U.S. — say they fear mass deportations and family separations if the federal government does not act quickly. Continue reading.
Charlotte-based nonprofit to help with medical care in Haiti
Charlotte-based Haitian Heritage & Friends of Haiti are flying to the country to help with medical care supplies during a time of uprising. “I always say every time, ‘We go to Hati. We take a piece of Charlotte with us,” said Sabine Guerrier, president of HHFOH. Continue reading.