“I think some of my cast mates may join,” Bello said.
When spoke by phone on Friday, she was in Aruba to speak at an International Women’s Day conference. She said she developed a passion for Haiti even before the earthquake, and her mission has taken on urgency in its aftermath.
“It’s my second home,” she said. “I’m very lucky that I have a larger voice and can remind people of this incredible country just an hour and a half off our shores. The women’s movement there is gaining such momentum.”
Ideally she’d love for Americans to view Haiti as a vacation destination, and said tourism can play a vital role in the country’s economic recovery.
“You’ve never seen more beautiful beaches,” she said. “It’s an incredibly gorgeous nation.”