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Enfield community joins forces to send students to Haiti to help families, kids in need

ENFIELD — A group of college students is raising money to head overseas and help those in need.

A group of 14 Asnuntuck Community College students and staff plan to head to Haiti during spring break to help build a new, hurricane-proof home for a family in need, and they are working to raise the funds. 449 more words


Haiti's Dance Music Movement

The music of Haiti combines a wide range of influences drawn from the many people who have settled on this Caribbean island. It reflects French, African rhythms, Spanish elements and others who have inhabited the island of… 656 more words


Haiti's President steps down, leaving no successor

Haitian President Michel Martelly has stepped down from office, leaving the nation with no successor after elections marred by allegations of fraud were postponed twice. 263 more words


Recap: First Weeks

Life here in Haiti seems to go through cycles. 1. Sometimes there are weeks where you run into roadblocks–you can’t find the supplies you need and the To-Do list gets longer instead of shorter… 264 more words


By Beth Doane and Kelly Gibbons, Features Editors

Petra Nemcova began her career as an international supermodel doing high profile campaigns for La Perla, Cartier, Clarins, Pantene, and Victoria’s Secret, and in 2003 she made the cover of Sports Illustrated. 234 more words


Greater Faith

What a whirlwind the month of January has been! I started this year with such anticipation of what was to come, I couldn’t tell you exactly what, but I knew that God was waiting for me, my family, my friends, the church, in places I never imaged us to be in. 1,566 more words


My Personal Haitian Experience: Brought to You by the Power of Mangoes

Authored by Carmen Bofill

This past summer I took on a practicum with a maternity clinic that led me abroad to Haiti, a place that is very much still dealing with the after-effects of the January 2010 earthquake that rocked the country. 745 more words