New Website Launched!

Today we launch our new Le Flambeau Foundation website.  We received your feedback and used it to guide us in building this new site.   We were gifted with a talented youth supporter who volunteered his expertise to create our new website (see earlier article).    Today is also the grand opening of the Le Flambeau Foundation Youth … Read more

Haitian Women and Elections: Presidents, Politics and Power

5 November 2010 By Bev­erly Bell, Huff­in­g­ton Post Recon­struct­ing Haiti is not about build­ings, projects, or money. It’s about power — about who gets to con­trol what the future Haiti looks like. Redis­trib­ut­ing power, and cre­at­ing a new soci­ety based on dif­fer­ent the­o­ries and prac­tices of it, are per­haps more impor­tant in the after­math of the … Read more

Talented Youth Volunteers Website

Le Flambeau Foundation recently launched a new updated website compliments of Stephen Gacka. Stephen Gacka is a young serial entrepreneur and web designer/developer from Cleveland, OH.  Steve is the founder of a web design/development firm that offers web design, software development, and online marketing services.  In addition to developing websites for-hire, he actively works with tech startups … Read more

Cholera spreading, affecting election campaigns in Haiti

27 October 2010 By Jacque­line Charles, Miami Herald PORT-AU-PRINCE – First pres­i­den­tial hope­ful Michel ‘Sweet Micky’ Martelly asked for a days­long cam­paign truce. Then, oppo­nent Jude Célestin announced that he was tem­porar­ily sus­pend­ing all radio and TV ads, and called on his oppo­nents to follow. Now, Leslie Voltaire is ask­ing to post­pone the Nov. 28 election. … Read more

Earthquake Scholarship Awarded!

Congratulations to Ruchama!… a THE SPARK of Le Flambeau achiever, a Le Flambeau Laptop Club youth co-leader, a soon-to-be college student in the U.S., and a soon-to-be accelerated new Haiti rebuilder. Ruchama is the first recipient of the Le Flambeau Foundation Earthquake Scholarship and will soon be headed to the U.S.; a result of your … Read more

Scholars Enter Final Year On Top

Le Flambeau Foundation Scholars Rachelle and Christelle started their final year in September.  Both scholars continue to perform in the top-tier of their class.  They will be graduating in May of 2011.  Both are being recruited for graduate programs and are considering options.   The future is bright!

Haiti recovery “like rebuilding from war”

INTERVIEW-Haiti recovery “like rebuilding from war”-World Bank Published September 15, 2010 | Reuters, By Pascal Fletcher MIAMI (Reuters) – Rebuilding earthquake-ravaged Haiti is a task similar to rebuilding Europe after World War Two and involves complex decisions on how to house or resettle more than a million people left homeless by one of the world’s … Read more

Companies Plan Haiti Hotel

BY TRENTON DANIEL,  Miami Herald, September 15, 2010 tdaniel@MiamiHerald.com One of Haiti’s most powerful families and an Argentine entrepreneur are swiftly trying to build a state-of-the-art hotel in the Port-au-Prince area, marking the latest effort to house visitors involved in post-earthquake reconstruction. “The idea is this: To rebuild Haiti you are going to need engineers … Read more

Special Haiti Scholarships Presented

The Le Flambeau Foundation allocated four special earthquake recovery scholarship spots for students in Haiti to attend school in Haiti.  A special scholarship committee was put in place consisting of accomplished community leaders in Haiti. The students selected are starting school in October 2010.  These scholarships are unique to the Le Flambeau Foundation and are … Read more

Official List of the 19 Confirmed Candidates

 (Elections Presidentielles-Haiti 2010) (published 20 August, 2010) 1- Axan Delson ABELLARD,  Parti «Konbit Nasyonal pour Devlopman, 2- Jacques-Edouard ALEXIS, Mobilisation pour le Progrès d’Haïti, 3- Jean-Hector ANACACIS, Mouvement Démocratique de la Jeunesse Haitienne, 4- Charles Henry Jean-Marie BAKER, Respè, 5- Dr. Josette BIJOU,  Indépendant, 6- Dr. Gérard BLOT, Platfòm 16 Désanm 7- Me. Jean Henry CÉANT, Parti Renmen Ayiti, 8- … Read more