A Sacred Oath: The Transformation of Mass Graves to the Haitian National Memorial and Peace Park Begins
Haiti Trip; (December) Day Seven: While there is so much that I would like to share with you regarding today’s historic developments, I sorry to say that this installment will be short on details as I am thoroughly exhausted and I am having a great of difficulty seeing the keyboard. With that being said,
Here is a tremendously moving article written by Jim Lange, CEO of Haiti Recovery & Development Company that was just published in the Tampa Tribune entitled A call for help on Haiti’s sacred ground. In the article, Jim announces his first of its kind idea where he wrote: “I have set my sights on raising
I will be 50 years old in July. In technology years this makes me roughly 5,000,000 years old. Ancient. Pre-historic, actually. To hear my tech-savvy friends and colleagues speak, by the time I turn 55 they fully expect that I will have re-grown a tail and that I will be living in a boggy with
In the aftermath of Haiti’s January 12, 2010 earthquake, I discovered that an untold number of dead Haitians had been taken to a landfill just outside Port-Au-Prince. Here they were unceremoniously dumped on top of existing garbage and entombed by rubble and debris. Today this sacred land continues to be used as a public landfill.
NPR’s story about Haiti’s brittle housing supply and the competition for what little housing is available ($900,000 for a 3 bedroom…in Haiti?), for Haiti’s IDP (internally displaced persons) as a result of the January 12th earthquake As the story notes ” There are not enough houses, and not enough money for people to rent
Do you remember where you were when you heard about the earthquake that devastated Haiti? Were you in front of your TV set, in your car, reading your morning newspaper? Those things are everyday life for most of us. But not for the people of Haiti. The people of Haiti have long suffered from natural
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