Flora Thomas · March, 2011

I'm an aspiring writer and citizen of the world – definitely a believer in peace, friendship and the power of words.

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Latest posts by Flora Thomas from March, 2011

Haiti: Was Wyclef Shot or Cut by Glass?

  22 March 2011

Early on Sunday 20 March, 2011, while Haitians headed to the polls for the second round of a historic and controversial presidential election, a story about Wyclef Jean, the Haitian-born hip hpp star, being allegedly shot in the hand monopolized the mainstream media news cycle about Haiti for a good portion of the day.

Haiti: Election Violence Escalates

  17 March 2011

Election-related violence in Haiti appears to be escalating. As Haitian presidential candidate and legal scholar Mirlande Manigat set out to begin a campaign rally in Mirebalais yesterday, her convoy was stoned by alleged supporters of opponent Michel Martelly, leading to a scuffle that resulted in gunshots and wounds.

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