NEW YORK, New York, US (sentinel.ht) – American actor, Danny Glover, gave his endorsement for the Fanmi Lavalas candidate for president, Maryse Narcisse on Sunday during a fundraiser in New York City.
“I have the opportunity to come to New York on many occasions. And it is a great city. I have this specific opportunity to come on this occasion and do something that’s very important. There is an election on October 9th in Haiti and it is an important election for the Haitian people because they have the opportunity to elect their president – the People’s President, Dr. Narcisse,” said Glover, quoted in a press note released by the campaign.
Glover has been along time supporter of the No. 54 party, Fanmi Lavalas, and former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
In his endorsement, he continued by saying, “I want to say that I am here as a Haitian at heart to say that I am in full support of her and so excited for the opportunity that the Haitian people have to have a president who cares, who fights, who will change the world and change their world. Thank you very much, Dr. Narcisse.”
The private fundraiser was held at the Shelburne Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, on September 11, 7 p.m.. The purpose of the private event was to not only raise funds but also draw a crowd of both political and celebrity VIPs for major campaign support.
Actor, director and political activist Danny Glover was among the 328 attendees, along with, Dr. Maryse Narcisse’s Presidential Campaign Director, Senior Adviser, Leslie Voltaire, and a number of progressive celebrities.
Glover not only attended as a key speaker for the evening but also released a video endorsement for the Haitian presidential front-runner.