Nice Simon, Handy Tibert, Nadege Telfort and Junior Metellus will receive the MPAH 2016 Prix D’Excellence Awards at the 6th Annual Haiti Movie Awards.
The United Nations has acknowledged it played a role in the initial cholera outbreak in Haiti nearly six years ago. 10,000 Haitians have died since a cholera epidemic broke out near a U.N. base after the country’s 2010 earthquake.
Suzana Sampeur is the new Miss World Haiti 2016. Seydina Allen, Miss World Haiti 2015, passed the crown to Sampeur on Saturday August 13th at the Royal Decameron Hotel. Sampeur will represent Haiti at the 66th edition of the 2016 Miss World edition to be held in Washington D.C., USA on December 20th, 2016.
Watch a video interview with Suzana Sampeur after she was crowned Miss World Haiti 2016.
Haiti’s Jeffrey Julmis advances in Men’s 110m hurdles at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
Julmis competed in the first heat and came in third place with a 13.66s finish. He will come into the semis ranked 22 of the 24 athletes to run.
Haitian swimmer and University of Chicago student, Naomy Grand’Pierre, made history Friday by becoming the first female swimmer from Haiti to compete in the Olympics.
Grand’Pierre finished 2nd in heat 5 of the 50-meter women’s freestyle at the Rio Olympics. She posted a time of 27.46 seconds, about 3 seconds off the top time.
Haiti competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. The country’s delegation consisted of two track and field athletes, André Theard and Sylvio Cator. Cator had previously won a silver medal at the 1928 Olympics.