Haitian American Idol Contestant Joanne Borgella Dies at 32

By October 18, 2014 News

 Haitian American Idol Joanne Borgella Dies at 32

Talented Haitian American Idol contestant, plus size model and designer Joanne Borgella died Friday evening from a rare form of cancer, according to several of her colleagues and close friends.

In October 2013 Joanne shared a video alerting her fans that she had been diagnosed with cancer. Through a series of videos, Joanne continued to update those following her journey.

“It’s a rare case because it’s spread to my chest,” Joanne shared during her first video, “but it’s really not about a stage [of disease]. God is with me and I feel his presence every day. I just wanted to share this information with everyone to let them know what I’m going through and I’m going to update everyone every week as much as I can.”

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Haiti 0, Trinidad and Tobago 1 (Concacaf Video Highlights)

By October 17, 2014 Sports, Videos

Haiti vs Trinidad and Tobago Concacaf Highlights

Kennya Cordner scored in the first half and 10-woman Trinidad and Tobago defeated Haiti 1-0 on Friday for its first win in the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship at Toyota Park.

The victory created a three-way tie for first place in Group A between the Caribbean rivals and the United States.

Each of the trio has three points, but the Americans can take sole possession of the top spot with a draw or a win against Guatemala later in the evening.

More to follow…

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TBT: Garcelle Beauvais and Will Smith Hot Kissing Scene in Wild Wild West

By October 16, 2014 Movies, Throwback, Videos

Garcelle Beauvais and Will Smith Hot Kissing Scene in Wild Wild West

Haitian actress Garcelle Beauvais and Will Smith make love in the water tower in the 1999 movie “Wild Wild West” starring Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, and Salma Hayek.

Capt James West (Will Smith) and Belle (Garcelle Beauvais) go away to the water tower to make love, but when the water tower falls, it leaves both of them sitting naked in front of the the whole town.

Wild Wild West is a 1999 American steampunk western action-comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. A big-screen adaptation of the 1965–1969 TV series The Wild Wild West, it stars Will Smith, Kevin Kline (who appears in dual roles as the protagonist Artemus Gordon and as President Ulysses S. Grant), Kenneth Branagh and Salma Hayek. [Wikipedia]

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Haiti Women’s National Soccer Team Defeats Guatemala 1-0 [Video Highlights]

By October 15, 2014 Sports

Haiti Women's National Soccer Team Defeats Guatemala 1-0

Despite being reduced to 10 players in the early going, Haiti women’s national soccer team earned a 1-0 win on Wednesday in the opening match of the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship at Sporting Park.

Lindsay Zullo scored the game’s only goal in the 69th minute, completing a wild sequence that could have seen any of three players claim credit.

The victory gives the Haitians the early lead in Group A with the United States set to face Trinidad & Tobago later in the evening.

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Video: Gabel – Adikte Feat. Alan Cave

By October 15, 2014 Konpa, Music, Videos

Gabel - Adikte Video Feat. Alan Cave

Gabel has done it again! The Haitian band just released a super sexy video for “Adikte” featuring singer Alan Cave, and this one may be the band’s best video yet. Do YOU agree?

Gabel had been teasing the “Adikte” these past few weeks with behind-the-scenes photos and footage, and now the super hot music video is out in full. Gabel’s Adikte video features Flav and Alan Cave, and it’s directed by Oriol Vatelia.

What do YOU think, SawPanse fans? Is Gabel’s video for “Adikte” the band’s sexiest one yet?

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“Haiti Untold” Documentary Now Streaming on Netflix (Trailer)

By October 15, 2014 Movies, Videos

Haiti Untold Documentary Now Streaming on Netflix

Haiti Untold, starring Sean Penn, Donna Karan and George Laraque, is now streaming on Netflix. The feature length documentary presents the hidden side of Haiti’s relief efforts after the devastating earthquake of 2010. With exclusive access to Sean Penn and his JP/HRO team, as well as many other notable individuals and organizations, the film portrays a Haiti rarely seen as the media trolls for soundbites and disaster clips.

Haiti Untold is directed by Dan Shannon and Isabelle DePelteau – see trailer below.

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