Reading through some of the more than 1000 comments on the Facebook page titled “Hope for Alexandra Duguay” it is clear that Alexandra was a person who touched the lives of many people. One person who wrote a tribute called her the UN’s Angel in Haiti.
Alexandra, or Alex as she was known by friends and colleagues, was a spokesperson at the UN’s Headquarters in Haiti. Her office was in the Hotel Christopher, which served as the United Nations Headquarters Building in Port au Prince. She was in the building when the earthquake struck on Tuesday, January 12 at 4:53 pm.
The hotel, which was the work site of over 200 people, collapsed in the earthquake. While a few people were rescued and another few bodies were recovered in the days just after the earthquake, the colleagues, friends and families of many of the others who had… weiter lesen