By Henry Beaucejour A very old problem People tend to give the earthquake of 2010 the blame for everything happening in Haiti, but the problems facing the youth of this country goes back a lot further than that. One of the issues which should receive significant consideration is what exactly are the challenges which have…
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By Alexandra Pecharich
“When I lost my small business after the earthquake, I believed that life was over.”
Jolina Auguste remembers her darkest hours from a distance of more than six years. The January 2010 earthquake that decimated Haiti and killed as many as 300,000 of her fellow countrymen drove her family of four from a rental into a tent and destroyed the little boutique from which she eked out an existence selling cosmetics and soap.
Max A. Joseph Jr.
One of the least understood, but at the same time most destructive components of the current global order is the multitude of organizations, all of them fully integrated into or beholden to the system, offering expert advice to the developing world. These organizations, which include the IMF (International Monetary Fund), the World Bank, and the innocuously-named NGOs (Non Governmental Organizations), represent a threat that must not be ignored as their flawed recommendations are geared toward propping up the global system rather than providing a practical solution to the deficiencies of the most vulnerable countries.
Celebrity Chef Ron Duprat sat down with Haitian Chef Stephan Durand, who was trained at the prestigious Johnson & Wales University. Durand, who is the first chef in his family, started his cooking career in the Air Force and worked his way from there offering his services to corporate clients and other establishments. The two…
By Soraya Denis
Haitian Heritage Month celebration is an expansion of Haitian Flag Day (May 18), a patriotic day celebrating Haitian heritage and culture. Haitian Heritage Month was first celebrated in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1998 and for the past 18 years since its inception it has been celebrated and recognized by Haitian Diaspora communities in Miami and New York.
By Gage Norris
On Sunday afternoon, Boston held its 16th annual Haitian American Unity Parade in honor of Haitian Flag Day. Filled with floats representing dozens of Boston-area churches, schools, music and dance groups, and political organizations, the parade stretched for a little over a mile on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan, MA.
Do you see that little sticker on your produce? Before you dismiss it as garbage, read the first number. It will make a difference, trust me! My sister Sabrina recently shared a post via Facebook that got my attention more than others. It was a simple way to know whether your fruits and veggies are…