Security enhanced in Croix des Bouquets
On Jan. 27, as a result of the murder of a Ministry of Finance employee and his child, the police and judicial authorities of Croix des Bouquets announced that a permanent police unit has been established to facilitate the tracking of criminals, reported Radio Metropole. Continue reading
Zero cholera cases reported in 2019
According to Radio Metropole, on Jan. 23 in a press release, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported no new cholera cases in the past year. “This is the result of concerted efforts by Haiti, PAHO and other partner organizations to address the root causes of cholera.” Continue reading
The Grand Opening of the “Keeping Hope Alive: 10 Years of Care in Haiti” Photo Exhibit
On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti and killed 300,000 people. To reflect on the great loss Haiti has endured, and to commemorate the great hope it has gained ten years since, Tzu Chi USA has opened up a one-of-a-kind photo exhibit called “Keeping Hope Alive: 10 Years of Care in Haiti.” And, on January 12, 2020, its grand opening was celebrated at the Tzu Chi Center in New York City.
The program began with opening remarks, including a few words from Tzu Chi USA Executive Vice President Dr. Han Huang and longtime Tzu Chi volunteer James Chen, who have both made many trips to Haiti to oversee relief efforts there. Though it’s been a decade since the disaster, Dr. Huang emphasized the importance of the lessons such tragedies teach. Continue reading