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It took a 60 second earthquake to devastate the island nation of Haiti. Five years later the nation is still struggling to rebuild and return…

On crowded streets where fragile concrete homes collapsed and anguished people searched through rubble for loved ones, Haitians paused to remember the devastating January 2010…

Oprah Winfrey has called reality TV star, Kim Kardashian a “phony” over her recent trip to Haiti. Both Oprah and Kim were both in Haiti at the same time for charitable missions according to the National Enquirer. According to the Enquirer, Oprah says that Kim made the trip to rebuild her own image for her […]

An op-ed appearing on TheGrio today talks about Wikileaks documents and how they reveal that the U.S. has held back Haiti both financially and politically throughout time. The writer, Mycheal Denzel Smith, claims that instead of looking out for the Haitian people and helping to build their interests both structurally and economically, the U.S. has […]

HAITI– Former singer Michel Martelly was sworn in Saturday as Haiti’s new president, promising change in a impoverished country still recovering from last year’s devastating earthquake.

HAITI-Michel Martelly is the new president of Haiti according to Reuters. Reuters reports that Martelly won Haiti’s Presidential election according to official preliminary results. Martelly is also know as “Sweet Micky,” after his Kompa band. He is friends with former Haitian President, President René Préval Martelly was supporter of the 1991 coup that ousted President […]

HAITI-Former President, Jean Bertrand Aristide has returned to Haiti for the first time since the 2004 military coup that removed him from power going against the wishes of the U.S. government. Watch Interview With Aristide http://www.democracynow.org/embed_show_v2/300/2011/3/18/story/defying_us_former_haitian_president_jean RELATED STORIES Danny Glover Goes To Africa To Bring Aristide Back To Haiti Former Dictator “Baby-Doc” Returns To Haiti […]

Despite the fact that Haiti is still in turmoil more than a year after the tragic earthquake that happened this year, the thoughts and prayers of many Haitians are with the people of Japan. RELATED: 25 reasons we love Arsenio Hall Huffpo journalist, Bryn Mooser reports: When news of the Japan disaster was coming in […]

JOHANNESBURG — Ousted ex-Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide will return within days to his homeland ending seven years in exile, a South African official said Friday. The former slum priest remains hugely popular and his return could disrupt elections this month in his earthquake-ravaged country. RELATED: Top 10 religious moments of the decade In Haiti, an […]

CARACAS, Venezuela — Sean Penn thanked Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Saturday for supporting the actor’s relief organization in Haiti, saying the aid has helped its humanitarian work in distributing medicines. ALSO READ: WBW Honors: Charles Drew Chavez met with Penn at the presidential palace and praised the actor’s efforts with his J/P Haitian Relief […]

Wyclef Jean and actor Sean Penn ended their bitter feud on Saturday night in New York City. The two bumped into each other at Haitian band T-Vice’s show at BB Kings in Times Square.

Haiti– Pope Benedict XVI wrote the following message to mark today’s first anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. The message was read out by Cardinal Robert Sarah, president of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”, during a commemorative Mass held in Haiti today.