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.
Marie Suzy Legros has been selected to lead the Port-au-Prince bar, the first woman in Haiti to occupy such a role. She has been an attorney for 31 years.
Philippe Dodard, a celebrated and admired figure in the Haitian art world and abroad, used the significant and tragic event to create art and encapsulate the emotions and memories born out of the earthquake.
Jean Elie Gilles and his wife were at their home in Rue Dalencourt in Canapé Vert on Jan. 12, 2010. When the earth shook, Jean Elie believed that a truck had driven through his house.
An accomplished artist who has been creating for decades, Marcelin chose to convey the raw emotions she felt when she went back to Haiti through poetry and artwork.
There are few success stories reported on when it comes to Haiti. Stories about fraud, mismanagement and suffering are commonplace, and most have become accustomed to the Shakespearean nature of Haiti’s history and current condition.
This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. By Ervin Dyer It’s Saturday afternoon in the Port-au-Prince community of Delmas…
This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. By Sam Bojarski For nearly a century before the 2010 earthquake, Haitian…
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.