Miami All-Stars Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade are spending their down time in the country of Haiti to help bring a boost to the nation’s economy. They were welcoed by the Haitian minister of tourism, Stephanie Balmir-Villedrouin, who thanked the two NBA stars upon their arrival.
Haiti is still struggling after a devastating earthquake in 2010. Visiting celebrities are part of the national effort to attract tourism dollars and foreign investment.

The theme of this year’s festivities is ”Nou tout se Ayiti,” creole for “We are all Haiti,” were expected to attract foreign tourism.
Authorities said about 125 groups of dance schools participated in a parade that has been attracting tens of thousands of revelers nationwide for an event that has been a tradition since the country was a slave colony.
Last year, Haiti saw nearly half a millions tourists come through the country. This marked a 10.8% increase since 2013 and a nearly 25% increase over recent years.