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The Haiti Support Project and Pan African Unity Dialogue Call for Mediation to End the Crisis in Haiti

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, News & Current Affairs, PAUD Posts

The Haiti Support Project and Pan African Unity Dialogue Call for Mediation to End the Crisis in Haiti, Requests Sustained U.S. Support for the Haitian People The Haiti Support Project is deeply concerned with the chaotic, deepening and dangerous crisis unfolding in Haiti. This concern is shared by the Pan African Unity Dialogue, a US-based Diaspora umbrella organization comprised of more than 100 Continental African, Caribbean American (including Haitian American),…

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Jean-Jacques Dessalines

Who was Jean-Jacques Dessalines and Why Does He Matter Now?

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Reparations

By Julia Gaffield— Today is Haitian Independence Day, the anniversary of the revolution that defeated French colonialism. On January 1, 1804, Haiti became the second independent country in the Americas and the world’s first nation to permanently abolish slavery. But today is also a time to remember Jean-Jacques Dessalines, a military leader, politician, and a long-neglected hero of the Revolution who actually declared Haitian independence. Born enslaved in Saint-Domingue (Haiti’s colonial…

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Haiti: Cri De Coeur (A Documentary)

Haiti: Cri De Coeur (A Documentary)

By Editors' Choice, Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Video/Audio

Free Speech TV sent journalist Herb Boyd to Haiti a month after the Jan. 12 earthquake, and he returned with this in-depth look at the situation on the ground in that devastated country. Dr. Ron Daniels of the Haiti Support Project, Alex George of the Destination Haiti Foundation, and relief specialist Joe Madison talk about the infrastructure problems the country will face in coming years, of which the destruction of…

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Reflecting on the 25th Anniversary of the Haiti Support Project

By Events, Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, News & Current Affairs

Thank you to everyone who joined us! Stay tuned for information on the rebroadcasting of this event. What: A Virtual Celebration Reflecting on the 25th Anniversary of the Haiti Support Project When: Wednesday, December 30th, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST Where: Zoom (see info below) Who: INVITED RESPONDERS (U.S.) Paul Pumphrey Joe Beasley Don Rojas Peggy Robinson Myrtha Wroy Rev Gena Thornton Herb Boyd Richard Muhammad INVITED RESPONDERS (HAITI)…

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Haiti: The richest country in the Western Hemisphere

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts

By PATRICK DELICES  For decades, and up to this point, Haiti has had the inauspicious distinction of being labeled the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere despite its rich resources, along with its rich historical and cultural legacy. This lamentable economic reality in Haiti has overshadowed its richness, beauty and historical essence, along with the humility and humanity of its people. Haiti, the land of many beautiful mountains and people,…

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Dr. Ron Daniels: “Cruising Into History” — HSP’s 2004 Visit to Haiti

Reflections on “Cruising Into History” HSP’s 2004 visit to Haiti

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

By Dr. Ron Daniels President, Institute of the Black World 21st Century, Founder, Haiti Support Project January 1, 2014 marked the 210th Anniversary of the Haitian Revolution, one of the greatest events in human history. Never before had an enslaved people rebelled against their slave masters to declare their independence and establish a nation. Inspired by the exhortations and sacrifice of the spiritual priest Boukman and ably led by Toussaint…

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Haiti Pilgrimage Delegation January 17 – 21, 2012 Communiqué

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

Haiti Pilgrimage Delegation January 17 – 21, 2012 Communiqué Two years after the earthquake which devastated the world’s first Black Republic, the Haiti Support Project (HSP) led a diverse delegation of  thirty-eight(38) business, faith, labor, civil rights/human rights leaders, journalists and educators to Haiti to assess the status of the recovery and reconstruction; establish constructive channels of communication and working relations with the Government of President Michel Joseph Martelly; and…

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Haiti Support Project Leads “Pilgrimage” Delegation to Haiti

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

January 17-21, 2012 (two years after the devastating earthquake) the Haiti Support Project (HSP) will lead a delegation of thirty-seven (38) African Americans and Haitian Americans to Haiti to assess the progress of the recovery/reconstruction and explore ways to engage people of African descent from the U.S. in the process of building the new Haiti.

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Communiqué

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts

October 7-11, the Haiti Support Project (HSP) led its third Delegation to Haiti since the fateful earthquake of January 12th. The atmosphere was in marked contrast to HSP´s Third Annual Pilgrimage in October of 2009 when there were signs of a much brighter future for Haiti and its people. A year ago there were clear indicators that after a period of political stability, relative security and greater transparency and accountability by the government, conditions were ripe for modest economic growth and new levels of international investment. There was optimism in the air.

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Communiqué

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation October 7-11, 2010 Prepared by Dr. Ron Daniels   October 7-11, the Haiti Support Project (HSP) led its third Delegation to Haiti since the fateful earthquake of January 12th.  The atmosphere was in marked contrast to HSP´s Third Annual Pilgrimage in October of 2009 when there were signs of a much brighter future for Haiti and its people.  A year ago there were clear indicators that…

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Diaspora Conference Statement

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

Statement of Dr. Ron Daniels, Founder of the Haiti Support Project On the Occasion of the Welcoming Reception of the Diaspora Reconnection Forum July 12, 2006, Port Au Prince, Haiti  To Serge Parisien, our Coordinator and Dumarais Simeus, the  Chairman, Honorable Rene Preval, President of the Republic, Members of Government, Ambassador Janet Sanderson, Ambassador Claude Boucher, Ambassador Christian Connan, other members of the diplomatic corp, sisters, brothers and friends, the…

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Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Press Releases / Statements

The Haiti Support Project Pilgrimage and Assessment Delegation October 7-11, 2010  Statement by Dr. Ron Daniels, President, Institute of the Black World 21st Century, Founder, Haiti Support Project October 7-11, the Haiti Support Project (HSP) will lead its third Delegation to Haiti since the disastrous earthquake. This reflects our ongoing commitment to stand with our Haitian sisters and brothers in this hour of grave national crisis. Indeed, HSP is no…

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