News+Politics January 10, 2012
HAITI: Olivia Wilde On The Humanitarian Impulse

This week is the second anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and we'll be marking the occasion with a special broadcast tomorrow night, January 11, at 11:05 pm on CBC TV, in which we look at what has happened in the country since the disaster, and revisit George's trip to Port-Au-Prince and Jacmel last November as an Ambassador Against Hunger for the World Food Programme.

Olivia Wilde was in the red chair recently, and she spoke with George about her work in Haiti with Artists for Peace and Justice, an organization for whom she sits on the board of directors.

Here she is on following her humanitarian instincts and why it was important for her to visit Haiti before working to raise awareness about the situation there:

You can catch Olivia's full interview with George in the coming weeks.

To check out a gallery of images from George's trip to Haiti in November, click on the images below:


Travel site Footcircles has also posted a story by Stephanie Tremblay and the World Food Programme about George's visit - check it out here.

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