By Cameron Pierre-Pierre
Who are the rules of an election meant to serve? This is a question I’m sure many people, like myself, who have been following this presidential election are wondering.
By Ken Aragaki
At the age of 17, Sebastian Pierre, a senior at Eastern Christian High School in North Haledon, N.J., has already established himself as an accomplished musician. He has twice won the Crescendo International Music Competition, an annual music competition for talented young musicians worldwide, and had the honor of playing the piano at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York City.
The son of Haitian immigrants, Sebastian started playing musical instruments, including piano, violin and trumpet, at the age of four. He learned from his father, Dr. Phedy Pierre, whose father was also a musician back in Port-au-Prince.
Before graduating from high school and going off to medical school this fall, Sebastian participated in a school talent show for the first time.
Haiti’s Interim President Jocelerme Privert expects run-off election s
First round winner of Haiti presidential election calls for interim leaders to be held accountable
By Lyzz Repa
It isn’t often that we meet someone who speaks the truth of what they see and how they feel about you –inhibited, unfiltered truth at that. For me that person comes in a “fun-size” package.
CEP says it will not create new crisis in Haiti
U.S. Kerry object to election verification in Haiti
AIDS treatment in Haiti promising for developing nations
Haiti to miss poll deadline
By Anaïs Bailly-Mompoint, LMSW
Have you ever noticed that every month there seems to be an announcement about “National Awareness Month of (fill in the blank)? With so many things to be “aware” of, every month has multiple health and social issues that compete for our attention. As a social worker, I could not miss the opportunity to discuss an issue that is present in many communities and one that puts our future at risk.
UN food relief agency to assist one million Haitians hit by three-year drought
Haiti’s interim leader to set up commission to investigate alleged election frauds
Haiti will miss election deadline, no date for new president
Little Haiti Calls for the Reinstatement of Fired Cultural Center Director Sandy Dorsainvil
U.S. threatens to pull election financial support