Earthquake Hits Haiti

Just one month after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, the country of Haiti is suffering from another crisis, a massive earthquake. According to AP News, a 7.2 earthquake struck the southwestern region of Haiti, killing 304 people and injuring 1,800. Thousands of people trapped under the rubble and debris of fallen buildings were rescued…

President Jovenel Moïse’s Assassination

I’ve been staying abreast with the news surrounding the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, and I wanted to consolidate my findings. On Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at 1:00 a.m., President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in his home in Petion-Ville, a suburb in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Moïse was shot sixteen times, along with his wife/First Lady,…

Hundreds of Migrants Stranded Near Panama Border

In a previous post, I highlighted the thousands of Haitian and African migrants who were stranded at the Mexico border, traveling to reach the United States and Canada. Well, hundreds of migrants a currently stranded at the border of Panama. According to Africa News, migrants from Haiti, Cuba, Africa, and India are stranded at camps…

Low COVID-19 Cases in Haiti Raises Questions

With the global hysteria surrounding the coronavirus, it’s refreshing to find countries that may be recovering from it, particularly those with an African population. The following information comes from Loop Haiti. Compared to other Caribbean regions, Haiti has relatively low COVID-19 cases, with many questioning how. The case numbers were questioned during the Pan American…

Artist Spotlight

I’ve been vibing to some new music lately, and I want to start highlighting some of these talented artists. So Honest Media would like to shine a light on Kwoat. Kwoat is a Hip Hop artist, songwriter, and entrepreneur from Brooklyn, New York. He self-identifies as an “outer-world hybrid rapper” whose sound is a fusion…

The Coronavirus Hits Caribbean Islands

As a continuation of my previous post, I want to highlight a few updates about the COVID-19 virus in the Caribbean islands. Jamaica Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness advised that his country is seeking the help of 100 Cuban nurses to help combat the coronavirus. So far, there have been 8 cases reported and Jamaica…

They Fear What They Don’t Understand…Voodoo

In a previous post, an imperialist justified the current conditions of Haitians by placing blame on the religion used to gain independence. This led me to start researching one of the most misunderstood religions to date, Voodoo. Throughout the globe, Voodoo has been tied to witchcraft, darkness, and evil. And this misinterpretation perpetuates the negative…

Pastor Explains Why Haitians Are Suffering

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. Galatians 6:7-9   I try to stay away from the topic of religion, mainly due to the tone-deaf emotion it evokes. But I came across a video this morning that left me speechless. Take a look. That’s pastor…

Deeper Reasons Behind Haiti’s Protest

The protest happening in Haiti has made international news all year. My initial observation was that fuel and food shortages, the economic crises, and the demand for President Jovenel Moise’s resignation were the root causes of civilian anger. But further research has unpacked a few more things. The following information comes from Aljazeera.com, by way…

Project KKIS: Ms. Del Learning Center

Greetings Good People, I was watching a live stream from Afrikan Esq when she advised that Project KKIS (Keep Kids in School) will be collecting school supplies for the children of Ms. Del Learning Center in Gressier, Haiti. KKIS is a fundraising campaign that distributes school supplies to children in need. Dwayne Wong Omowale, author…

Haitians Protest Demanding The President’s Resignation

Greetings Folks, A lot has been going on in Haiti recently, and I had to share this information for those who aren’t aware. The following comes out of The Independent, BBC News, and Aljazeera. Thousands of protesters in Haiti have taken to the streets of Port-au-Prince, demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise; which has…

Voodoo

Greetings Good People, I didn’t have any plans for the day, so I decided to do what I do best: lounge around and browse YouTube. This led me to a very interesting documentary that I had to share with you all. Released in 1993 and directed by Jacques Holender, the film is entitled Voodoo. Its premise is…