After a disastrous earthquake struck Haiti, the Caribbean country has been in the news nonstop. Over 300 people have been reported dead, and over 1,000 people have been injured.
Naomi Osaka, the number one tennis player, has pledged to help the country through its hardship. Naomi Osaka’s father is from the “Pearl of the Antilles.” The award winning tennis player has many accolades to her name, but her upcoming game will be the most memorable. “Really hurts to see all the devastation that’s going on in Haiti, and I feel like we really can’t catch a break. I’m about to play a tournament this week and I’ll give all the prize money to relief efforts for Haiti. I know our ancestors blood is strong and we’ll keep rising.”
Haiti experienced a magnitude 7.2 earthquake. With over hundreds of people dead, the country faced a similar devastation in 2010. The earthquake in 2010 killed over 200,000 people and left an impact on the country.