Natural disasters are concerns for all parts of the world. Earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods were issues many people had to face last year. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Darby Underwood reports, this year will not be any different.
From Gainesville With Love, a part of the Sister City Program, hosted Haitian visitors in a cultural exhibition that introduced locals to traditional Voodoo rituals through live mural paintings and music. The partnership between the two groups was formed to educate the two cities about each other by bringing artists and volunteers from Gainesville to Jacmel and Jacmel to Gainesville. Jacmel was once the capital of the french colonial empire, which is one of Haiti’s only tourist cities and has been called Haiti’s cultural capital.