Haiti Earthquake: 10 Years Later

On earthquake anniversary, Brooklyn Haitians seek to remember, reflect, rebuild
Haiti Earthquake: 10 Years Later

On earthquake anniversary, Brooklyn Haitians seek to remember, reflect, rebuild

While past iterations of the event have taken place indoors at Brooklyn College, attendees needed space to observe social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 30 people attended the earthquake remembrance vigil.

Haiti Since the Earthquake: A Decade of Empty Promises
Haiti, Haiti Earthquake: 10 Years Later, Latest News, Special Reports

Haiti Since the Earthquake: A Decade of Empty Promises

While daily life in Haiti has always been difficult for most Haitians, the past 18 months on the island have been particularly hard. As the country finds itself in the throes of a fluctuating political, economic and social crisis, the capital city has been virtually paralyzed, with schools, businesses, and banks closed for days, if not weeks, at a time.

This was not the Haiti anyone had hoped for 10 years after the disaster.

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