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Cuba Honors Haiti With Week-Long Festivities

Havana, Cuba Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre

Havana, Cuba Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre

By M. Skye Holly

This past week in Cuba, an unprecedented event was pioneered to honor Haiti and Haitian culture. A Week of Haitian Culture was introduced to highlight the Haitian Revolution and its impact on the nation of Cuba and around the world. Activities commenced on Jan. 23 and continued through Jan. 30.

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M. Skye Holly
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M. Skye Holly

Native New Yorker with a global heart.Born, raised and is based in Brooklyn, where the Haitian old school and new school coexist with pride. Writing has been featured in The Canarsie Courier, The AFRican, and in many cultural and entrepreneurial projects.
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January 30, 2017

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M. Skye Holly

M. Skye Holly Native New Yorker with a global heart. Born, raised and is based in Brooklyn, where the Haitian old school and new school coexist with pride. Writing has been featured in The Canarsie Courier, The AFRican, and in many cultural and entrepreneurial projects.


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  • Pierre Grandoit says:

    We all know that Haiti had some great revolutionary leaders. I love the people of Cuba. We must strengthened our ties with others who had suffered like us.

  • Johanne Moise says:

    I love Cuba and its people❤ This is a golden opportunity for those two great nations to strengthen their friendship on all levels i.e. Diplomatic and cultural! Long live Cuba 🇨🇺 and Haiti🇭🇹

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