Haiti is Open for Business

A new hotel in Port-au-Prince will bring business, employment — and hope — to a country in need.

Pierre Lucardo

Marriott’s first Haitian hire has worked his way up from the slums of Cité Soleil

“Many people in Haiti think that a handicapped person cannot work,” he says. “We are like statues to them.”

Sharon Sylhomme

Haitian-American who “came home” for the first time to become the Marriott’s Director of Finance

“It took this job to get me to understand my own family, my own culture.”

Local Heroes

Gilbert Gonzalez and Paula Coles are supplying the Marriott with coffee and handcrafted textiles — and helping revive the local economy


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