CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. May 14, 2010: Several Brooklyn organizations and politicians are gearing up to mark Haiti Flag Day this year by remembering the tens of thousands who lost their lives on January 12, 2010.
On Sunday, May 16th, two days before the official May 18th Flag Day, several groups including the AMHE KOREH – Kombit Rekonstriction, Haiti KOSAA-Komite, SoutyinPou Avansman Ansedeno, EMPCH, Inc., TRAIN DM and the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry will gather for a noon prayer vigil at Grand Army Plaza Archway.
The group will then march over the Brooklyn Bridge to Foley Square Park in Manhattan for a 3 p.m. memorial tribute to honor the 230,000 Haitians that perished in the earthquake.
The event will end at 4:53 p.m. with a moment of silence an ecumenical ceremony. For more information visit www.nyhaitimemorial2010.org.