The United State’s oldest civil rights organization will mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medger Evers at the NAACP convention in Orlando over the next few days.
Haitian President Michel Martell will meet with members of the South Florida’s Haitian-American community Monday evening in North Miami Beach.
The search has resumed for at least 10 missing Haitians whose boat capsized as they headed to the U.S., according to a police official in the Bahamas.
When a devastating earthquake struck Haiti two and a half years ago, it changed the lives of millions of people, not only those affected by the quake but those who are now working to rebuild the country.
Most of the news out of Haiti recently has been about how the country is recovering from the devastating earthquake two and a half years ago.
Shortly after the devastating earthquake in Haiti two and a half years ago, a non-profit started by two University of Miami doctors opened one of the only critical care hospitals in the country.
It’s been nearly two and a half years since a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti. The island nation is still recovering as witnessed first-hand by CBS4 News Anchor Shannon Hori.
Political chaos reigned in Haiti Friday and into Saturday after Prime Minister Garry Conille resigned from office shortly before he was to meet with the country’s president and ministers at the national palace, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
The Florida Senate approved a resolution Tuesday that asked the White House to fast-track visas for Haitians trying to join their relatives in the United States.
It was two years ago a massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook Haiti and crippled the Caribbean nation and here in South Florida, Haitians are marking the anniversary with a series of events to remember those lost and still homeless.