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Film Fatal Assistance Spotlights Colossal Aid Failure in Haiti

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment
Georgianne Nienaber

Fatal Assistance ably demonstrates the folly and damage caused by swarms of NGO's and Hollywood do-gooders that completely ignored the root causes of Haiti's problems pre and post earthquake.

Penn's Charity Gets Huge Donation To Move Haitians Off Golf Course

AP | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- An aid group run by Hollywood actor Sean Penn announced Tuesday it is receiving $8.75 million from the World Bank to help mov...

Sean Penn: 'I Hope I See You There'

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Sean Penn remembers smelling dead bodies when he arrived in Haiti after the earthquake. But now there's music in those same ...

Haiti Three Years After the Earthquake: New Books by Amy Wilentz and Jonathan Katz

Dennis Rosen M.D. | Posted 03.30.2013 | Books
Dennis Rosen M.D.

Having participated in three medical relief trips to Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, it was with great anticipation that I read the books of Jonathan Katz and Amy Wilentz, both released in conjunction with the earthquake's third anniversary.

Each New Day in the New Haiti Brings New Opportunities to Create Happiness

Petra Nemcova | Posted 03.18.2013 | Impact
Petra Nemcova

For my part, I am sticking by Haiti today, and for the long run! Remember that the road to recovery is difficult and long. It continues after the breaking news stops and cameras depart.

Leo DiCaprio Wins Date With Bill Clinton At Charity Auction

Posted 01.15.2013 | Impact

Leonardo DiCaprio may be an A-list celeb, but there are famous people even he wants to rub elbows with. The "Django Unchained" star bid on a date...

Sean Penn Says His Marriage Was A 'Fraud'

Posted 12.13.2012 | Celebrity

It's been almost three years, but Sean Penn is obviously still recovering from his divorce with ex-wife Robin Wright. The actor, 52, who stars in ...

Sean Penn: Haiti Just As 'Dangerous' As Detroit

AP | Posted 02.11.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK — As the three-year mark approaches of the devastating earthquake in Haiti that killed, injured and displaced hundreds of thousands of ...

Sean Penn's Charity Starts Demolition Of Haiti's National Palace

AP | Posted 09.07.2012 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The aid group led by Hollywood star Sean Penn has begun demolishing the National Palace that was destroyed in Haiti's powerfu...

Sean Penn's Nonprofit Has Big Plans For Haiti's National Palace

AP | TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 10.22.2012 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The nonprofit aid group founded by Hollywood star Sean Penn in the aftermath of Haiti's deadly 2010 earthquake will over...

Help Us Help Haitians Learn to Fish, and More

Pierre Ferrari | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Pierre Ferrari

Sean Penn demonstrates the power of people by working with Haitians for the benefit of Haitians, not enlisting help from other countries and peoples. Heifer International will continue to be there, in Haiti, where there is plenty of hope, but not enough help.

Sean Penn Shines Spotlight On Haiti At Cannes Film Festival

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 07.18.2012 | Impact

CANNES, France — Sean Penn tried to turn the conversation at the Cannes Film Festival to Haiti, hosting a fundraiser for the earthquake-ravaged ...

Sean Penn: Haiti Was Abandoned By 'Whole F--king World'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.18.2012 | Entertainment

Sean Penn has spent the last two years helping the relief effort in Haiti, and he's got little time for those who have long abandoned the country. ...

Why Sean Penn Is Being Honored At Nobel Peace Summit

AP | Posted 05.19.2012 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Actor Sean Penn is being honored by a group of Nobel laureates for his relief work in Haiti following the country's devastati...

Sean Penn Raises $5 Million For Haiti At Beverly Hills Fete

AP | Posted 01.17.2012 | Los Angeles

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A publicist says $5 million was raised in Los Angeles for actor Sean Penn's humanitarian group based in Haiti. The money wil...

Why I Remain Hopeful

Lee Bycel | Posted 12.26.2011 | Impact
Lee Bycel

In addition to being most strategic in their work one can feel a core ethic of JP/HRO -- respect for the Haitian people. That sense of humaneness permeates the camp. What also stands out is their integrated approach.

Sean Penn Says Tea Party Wants To Lynch Obama

Posted 12.15.2011 | Entertainment

Sean Penn has long mixed politics and show business, and Friday night, he urged President Obama to do the same. "I would love to see Barack Obama b...

Who's a Hero? Haitians Can Help Themselves, Too

Ella Turenne | Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices
Ella Turenne

The rebuilding process needs to be a two-way street. If Sean Penn really wants to make a difference in Haiti, he can use his celebrity to influence his contemporaries to properly support the Haitian people in their own recovery.

Charlie Sheen Going To Haiti

Posted 05.26.2011 | Entertainment

Whether they need it or not, tragically struggling Haiti is receiving a transfusion of Tiger Blood. Sean Penn, who has tirelessly worked to bring a...

Bourdain & Sean Penn In Haiti On 'No Reservations' Season Premiere

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

*Scroll down for update* Photo: Travel Channel The seventh season of Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations returns to the Travel Channel Monday nigh...

Sean Penn: In Haiti 'For The Rest Of My Life'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The massive, 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti last January 12th, killing 230,000 and making 1.3 million more homeless. Sean Penn flew to the country to hel...

Clinton Foundation Donates To Sean Penn's Haiti Charity

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LOS ANGELES — The William J. Clinton Foundation is donating half a million dollars to the J/P Haitian Relief Organization founded by Sean Penn. ...

Sean Penn On Wyclef: 'He Has Been A Non-Presence'

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn poured cold water on Wyclef Jean's bid for the Haitian presidency on Wednesday, questioning the moti...

Sean Penn: Robin Wright 'Is A Ghost To Me Now'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Sean Penn talks about his divorce and its benefits to humanity, life in Haiti and his son's skateboarding accident in the July issue of Vanity Fair. T...

Inside Haiti's Tent Cities: Flooded, Hungry and Waiting for What's Next

Gabriel London | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gabriel London

I traveled to Haiti to bear witness to the devastation and deliver aid. Watch as we discover the range of conditions inside a devastated country: both smiling schoolchildren fed by the WFP, and desperate families starting over in an empty lot.