Watch United States Ambassador to Haiti, Pamela A. White’s inspiring and hilarious speech given at the 3rd annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala benefiting J/P HRO – presented by Giorgio Armani at Montage Beverly Hills on January 11, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. [WATCH]
Country singer and American Idol judge Keith Urban just launched a line of Haiti-Manufactured Graphic Tees. Keith has partnered with Raphael Mazzucco and Industrial Revolution II for the social impact project.
“By Keith Urban” offers $60 tees for men and women featuring paint cans, seahorses, key chains and American flag-printed trailers.
The collection is manufactured by Industrial Revolution II, a factory in Haiti that invests 50 percent of profits into the local community. Continue Reading →
Yesterday March 6, 2014, PleziKanaval.com kicked off its first annual Plezi Kanaval Awards to honor the sponsors and the top bands with the most played tracks on Plezikanaval.com for the year 2014. The show took place at the Karibe Hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and a total of fourteen trophies were given out.
Here are the 10 bands that received a Plezi Kanaval Award (in order of Popularity): Djakout #1, T-Vice, Vwadezil, Team Lòbèy, Barikad Crew, CaRiMi & Mikaben, Anbyans, Olivier Martelly, Kreyol La, Brother’s Posse. Continue Reading →
Ticket Magazine has selected Haitian Konpa band Djakout #1 as the champion of the Kanaval 2014. The magazine’s selection was based on performance, sound, and the public’s reaction during the 3 days of the carnival in Gonaïves. I know you feel that Anbyans should be the champion, but we’ll have to wait for the official verdict from the official carnival committee. Continue Reading →
Haitian actress Blondedy Ferdinand is spotted on the set of the upcoming movie ‘Dancing in the Shadow of Love’ in Miami, Florida on March 6, 2014. ‘Dancing in the Shadow of Love’ is a romantic/comedy movie directed by Tutu Demosthene.
Haiti’s President Paul Magloire appeared on the Cover of Time Magazine on Feb. 22, 1954. Continue Reading →