A few months ago I passed along one of my favorite quotes which went something like this: “One day your life will pass before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” If I lived to be 100 years old, I may never have a day that surpasses today in scope or in sheer importance.
Divine Intervention Yields An Opportunity to Thank Those Who Handled The Dead Following Haiti’s 2010 Earthquake
Three years ago today close to 300,000 Haitians lost their lives in less than a minute. If death wasn’t a cruel enough fate for the fallen, most found their way into the back of dump trucks and were unceremoniously buried in mass graves in a place called Titanyen. Only Dante could embrace such an
Haiti Trip; (December), Day Eight: It’s approximately 9:30pm and I have just arrived at Miami’s International Airport. And though my itinerary says that I am physically more than half way home, the truth of the matter is I find myself somewhere beyond the grasp of my intelligence and the scope of my vocabulary. As
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,
Haiti Trip (December); Day One: Throughout my Haitian journey there has been countless moments filled with Fellini-like irony and satire. Sometimes these moments bring a smile to my face and other times these moments make me cry. Today contained a moment that was so absurdly ironic that I was left with speechless and expressionless.
After years of examining the relationship between host countries and the Non-governmental organizations that operate within their borders, I have come to the realization that vulnerable nations remain vulnerable and easily exploited when they cede administrative control of their country to outside interest. One needs to look no further than the country of Haiti
HR&DC’s Purpose In the immediate aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, I founded Haiti Recovery and Development Company with one simple goal: to help the Haitian people have a better quality of life by assisting with the creation of an economic engine whereby self-reliance could ultimately be possible for Haiti. In broad-brush terms, I am
It is the mission of Haiti Recovery & Development Company, LLC (HR&DC) to assist with the creation of an economic engine whereby self-reliance is ultimately possible for Haiti and its people. We are committed to the creation, implementation and management of a comprehensive recovery and development program, (Haiti’s version of The Marshall Plan). Through strategic
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