French II Culture Project By Jean-Luc “Their Eyes Were Watching God” Henri Christophe – President of Haiti “The Kingdom of This World” Langton Hughes who translated the works of Jacques Roumain Katherine Dunham, famous Dancer and Choreographer The Louisiana Purchase Measured 7.0 in Magnitude The Earthquake was not a natural disaster but a disaster of Engineering. Death and injury was due to building collapse. Early after the quake, there were stop gaps symbolic of Haiti’s centralized Government. After the earthquake, January 2010 A youth walks through the earthquake damaged Cathedral in Port-a Prince on January 7, 2012. People walk in front of the collapsed National Palace in Port-au-Prince, January 11, 2012. A man walks by a tent city near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, January 10, 2012. A demonstrator carrying a Haitian Flag, walks through the Champs de Mars Camp across the street from the collapsed National Palace during a protest to demand new housing, Wednesday, January 11, 2012. School children walk past a makeshift tents at a temporary camp at Champ de Mars in Port-au-Prince, Wednesday, January 11, 2012. A Voodoo Practitioner works under a building that was damaged by the 2010 earthquake in downtown Port-au-Prince, January 8, 2012. Haiti President, Michel Martelly does a dance after announcing that, with the help of Canada’s Government, nearly 20,000 people camped across the street from the National Palace will be relocated to homes north of Port-au-Prince, January 11, 2012 316,000 deaths, 300,000 injured, 1,000,000 made homeless. $2.6 billion given for the Haitian Earthquake, $360 million in unspent private aid funding remain. 500,000 still under tarps and tents Cholera outbreak started by the UN Sex scandal Food, water, gasoline, medical supplies, sanitation and salaries basically the extent of services. $12 billion coming from all donor nations. No response by co-chair overseeing Haiti’s reconstruction for requests of financial specifics. Failed ties between humanitarian organizations and the Haitian Government. Permanent solutions that improves people lives and livelihoods needed. Lack of reconstruction and decentralization. Haiti is energy poor, i.e. Kerosene and charcoal are main energy sources. Farmer, Paul (2011) “Haiti After the Earthquake”. New York, NY: Public Affairs. Aronin, Miriam (2011) “Earthquake in Haiti” North Mankato, MN: Bearport Publishing Co. Curnutte, Mark (2011) “A Promise in Haiti”. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press. Dubois, Laurent (2012) “Haiti: The Aftershocks of Hstory” Henry Holt and Company, LLC.