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Sean Penn Helps Launch New Climate Change Initiative in Haiti

 Penn, Hollande meet on initiative By Dana Niland CJ Contributor A major new climate initiative is coming to Haiti, led by Sean Penn and French officials. Representatives of the French and Haitian Governments including French President François Hollande met this …

Sean Penn, Haiti Prime Minister Visit California to Meet With Tech Sector

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and Sean Penn in California By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is visiting Silicon Valley this week, joined by Haiti Goodwill Ambassador Sean Penn and others. The trip, which began …

Haiti’s Runners to Field Team at NYC Marathon, With Help From Sean Penn

 Above: the ING NYC Marathon By the Caribbean Journal staff Sean Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization will be fielding a team of runners from Haiti at the New York City marathon in November, it announced this week. The team will …

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 Above: Petion-Ville, Haiti (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Actor and activist Sean Penn is urging the international community to continue its support for Haiti as the country experiences a “rebirth of sorts.” Penn, who spoke at the World …

 Above: Haiti (Photo: JP/HRO) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sean Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization has signed a grant with Haiti’s government for an $8.75 million project to help residents in J/P HRO-managed camps to return to their neighbourhoods. Haiti’s …

 Above: demolition work on Haiti’s national palace (Photo: J/P Haitian Relief Organization) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s damaged national palace was one of the lasting images of the country’s 2010 earthquake. But while Haiti has already begun the demolition …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly, Petra Nemcova and Sean Penn (Photo: Office of the President) By the Caribbean Journal staff Model Petra Nemcova has been named Haiti’s latest Goodwill Ambassador by President Michel Martelly, following a ceremony in Port-au-Prince. Nemcova …

 Above: Sean Penn and Michel Martelly at an event in Haiti in March (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff “Sean Penn is a great friend of Haiti,” Haitian President Martelly said of the country’s Ambassador-at-large following his award by …

 By Joshua Paul, MDOp-Ed Contributor In the wake of Haiti’s devastating earthquake of January 2010, scores of NGOs, charities and disaster experts flocked to the country in a valiant effort to conquer the chaos. Former United States President Bill Clinton …

 Above: Martelly meeting with Venezuelan officials earlier this week (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly left Haiti Wednesday for a visit to Miami, where he will undergo surgery on his right shoulder, the National Palace …

 Above: A crowd listening to Martelly (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly, along with Senator Joseph Lambert, traveled to the southeastern municipality of Cotes de Fer Friday in celebrations honouring the local patron saint, St …

 Above: Martelly with Sean Penn in Jean-Rabel (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian President Michel Martelly, joined by Prime Minister-Designate Laurent Lamothe and actor and Ambassador-at-large Sean Penn, talked development Wednesday at a conference in the city of …

 Above: a street in the town of Delmas 32 in the days after the earthquake. Since 2010, J/P Haitian Relief Organization has cleared 200,000 cubic metres of rubble — and is still doing so. (UN Photo/Marco Dormino) By Alexander Britell …