Please Donate to Our Relief Fund A powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti this morning, leaving devastation in its wake. Hundreds of people have been killed, and the terrible counting has just begun. Centered on Haiti’s southern peninsula, the earthquake severely damaged the cities of Les Cayes and Jeremie. Hospitals in the area are overwhelmed. And, to make matters even worse, Tropical Storm Grace is poised to hit Haiti this weekend.
Now Is The Time For Solidarity!
This is a critical moment for Haiti. As the year 2019 comes to a close, hundreds of thousands of people across the length and breadth of Haiti have been demonstrating for months to demand the ouster of the corrupt and illegitimate regime of president Jovenel Moise.
Commemorating the Battle of Vertieres
On November 18th, 2018, commemorating the Battle of Vertieres, the decisive victory against French forces that led to Haitian independence, hundreds of thousands of people across the length and breadth of Haiti demonstrated to demand the ouster of the corrupt and illegitimate regime of president Jovenel Moise and prime minister Jean-Henri Ceant.
Walter Riley—After the Quake
Walter Riley, a civil rights attorney, was in Haiti during the earthquake on Tuesday, January 12, 2010. Eight days after the quake he spoke about Haiti, his experience of the earthquake and his frustration with the lack of a timely and adequate response by authorities.
Hurricane Matthew Hits
Hurricane Matthew has slammed into Haiti, leaving thousands without shelter or food. The hurricane has devastated the city of Les Cayes and many villages in the Southwestern part of the country, destroying crops and livestock and reversing the gains in food production made by women’s agricultural cooperatives and other local farmers.
Haitian People Respond to Hurricane Matthew
On October 4, Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, killing well over 1000 people and leaving hundreds of thousands without shelter or food.