Michele King Soffer, (center) listens during a workshop at the Little Haiti Cultural Center with members of the Haitian community. Soffer is married to Donald Soffer, the developer of Aventura and the Turnberry Isle brand, and is of Haitian descent. She supports an orphanage in Haiti and is involved in the Ayiti Community Trust, which is seeking to raise $20 million for grassroots organizations in Haiti.
Michele King Soffer, (center) listens during a workshop at the Little Haiti Cultural Center with members of the Haitian community. Soffer is married to Donald Soffer, the developer of Aventura and the Turnberry Isle brand, and is of Haitian descent. She supports an orphanage in Haiti and is involved in the Ayiti Community Trust, which is seeking to raise $20 million for grassroots organizations in Haiti. Jose A. Iglesias jiglesias@elnuevoherald.com
Michele King Soffer, (center) listens during a workshop at the Little Haiti Cultural Center with members of the Haitian community. Soffer is married to Donald Soffer, the developer of Aventura and the Turnberry Isle brand, and is of Haitian descent. She supports an orphanage in Haiti and is involved in the Ayiti Community Trust, which is seeking to raise $20 million for grassroots organizations in Haiti. Jose A. Iglesias jiglesias@elnuevoherald.com

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  • Years of unchecked corruption hamper Haiti's development

    Beauplan's commission recently released a 656-page report on the management of $2 billion in loans that Haiti received as part of Venezuela's PetroCaribe discounted oil program. The investigation accuses 15 former government officials, including two former prime ministers and current President Jovenel Moïse's chief of staff, of corruption and poor management.