It took 30 years but Haitian adoptee finally reunites with his 5 siblings

It took 30 years but Haitian adoptee finally reunites with his 5 siblings

Thirty-year-old Michel was born in Haiti, and adopted at just five weeks old by his Canadian parents, Susette and David Prentice of Flesherton, Ontario It was March 2020, just a week before the entire world shut down, when Michel Prentice received a message on LinkedIn that changed his life. “He was like, ‘I think you […]

Group of American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

Group of American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

A notorious gang is behind the kidnapping of a group of North American missionaries near Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, officials say. The five men, seven women and five children were returning from a visit to an orphanage when they were abducted last Saturday. Officials say they are being held by the 400 Mawozo gang – also […]

Canada has a responsibility to help Haitians migrants

Canada has a responsibility to help Haitians migrants

We supported the country’s corrupt governments for years Some Quebecers are calling on the provincial and federal governments to take in some of the Haitian refugees who have been detained at the U.S.-Mexico border — and are likely facing deportation back to the impoverished Caribbean island. A makeshift encampment under the Del Rio International Bridge […]

US can’t wait to get rid of Haitian migrants

US can’t wait to get rid of Haitian migrants

After robbing them of billions of dollars for daring to free themselves from slavery The United States has started flying migrants out of a Texas border town that has seen an influx of mostly Haitian migrants over the past week. Three flights landed at Haiti’s Port-au-Prince airport on Sunday, each carrying 145 people. About 13,000 […]

Ben Marc Diendéré, first Black person to Chair the Conseil des Arts de Montréal

Ben Marc Diendéré, first Black person to Chair the Conseil des Arts de Montréal

On September 1st, Ben Marc Diendéré was appointed the 11th chair of the Conseil des Arts de Montréal. He is the first Black person to hold this position and one of the few people of colour at the top of an organization of this size in Canada. A communications specialist with vast managerial experience, Mr. […]

Injured in Haiti quake at high risk of infection, amputation

Injured in Haiti quake at high risk of infection, amputation

The home of clothing merchant Felix Pierre Genel collapsed before he could flee outside as a powerful earthquake shook southwestern Haiti. He was dug out of the rubble that same day with a broken arm and was among the somewhat fortunate ones who promptly received medical care at a local hospital. But even so, he […]

Pierspective Entraide Humanitaire seeks your help for Haitian earthquake relief

Pierspective Entraide Humanitaire seeks your help for Haitian earthquake relief

On August 14, 2021, Haiti was battered by a second powerful earthquake in just over a decade.  Still recovering from the devastating effects of the 2010 tragedy and already in political turmoil, the country was ill-prepared for another natural disaster.  As of August 19, 2,200 people were killed, 332 people missing, 12,000 injured, 600,000 displaced […]

Haitian gangs agree to a truce to allow aid distribution

Haitian gangs agree to a truce to allow aid distribution

Last Sunday, Haiti’s main armed gangs agreed to a truce to allow the distribution of humanitarian aid to the thousands of people affected by the earthquake, which has left at least 2,207 dead and over 12,000 injured so far. “Congratulations to us because at this moment we have decided to make peace,” said former police […]

Haiti quake survivors fear for children’s future

Haiti quake survivors fear for children’s future

Many survivors of the earthquake that killed more than 2,200 people in southern Haiti are growing worried about how they will provide for their children, with more than half a million minors feared to be at risk from the fallout. The Aug. 14 quake hammered infrastructure, destroying or damaging some 130,000 homes, cutting off roads […]

Haitian judge overseeing Moïse slaying case withdraws

Haitian judge overseeing Moïse slaying case withdraws

  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Haitian judge assigned to oversee the investigation into the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse has withdrawn from the case citing personal reasons, a decision that might delay the much-anticipated probe. Judge Mathieu Chanlatte, who was named to oversee the case less than a week ago, announced his decision in […]

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