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Protesters Demand Clinton Foundation to Shut Down on Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake
New York, News

Protesters Demand Clinton Foundation to Shut Down on Anniversary of Haiti Earthquake

Photo Credit: Carlotta Mohamed, The Haitian Times By Carlotta Mohamed On the 7th anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Haitian activists gathered in front of the Clinton Foundation in New York City protesting the prosecutions of the Clintons after “hundreds of millions of dollars” were mismanaged through the Interim Haiti Reconstruction Commission, according to activists….

New York Politicians Urge Obama Administration to Reverse Course on Haitian Deportations
New York, News

New York Politicians Urge Obama Administration to Reverse Course on Haitian Deportations

By Haitian Times Editorial Staff

Last week, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte (D-NY), State Senator Kevin Parker (D-NY), and Council Member Jumaane D. Williams (D-NY) sent a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, and the Obama administration asking them to reverse course on their decision to resume deportations of Haitians. In addition, Assemblymember Bichotte participated in a social media campaign imploring the administration to redesignate Haitians refugees for temporary protected status classification and to expand the Haitian Family Reunification Program.

NYC Council Passes Resolution in Hopes of TPS Extension
New York, News

NYC Council Passes Resolution in Hopes of TPS Extension

By M. Skye Holly

On Wednesday, Dec, 7, a resolution initiated by New York City Council Member Eugene Mathieu of Brooklyn’s 40th District was passed at City Hall. The resolution will officially petition the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in regard to the plight of Haitian immigrants potentially facing deportation.

New York, Opinion

An Open Letter to New York City Immigrant Communities

To New York City’s Immigrant Communities: During these uncertain times we must remind ourselves of who we are as a city and hold steadfast to the values that we cherish and hold dear.  The values of hard work, respect and coming together during times of adversity define us as New Yorkers.  That will not change,…

Bien Abyé Host “Les Jardins De La Mode” Pop-up Shop
New York, Style

Bien Abyé Host “Les Jardins De La Mode” Pop-up Shop

Photo Credit: James Hercule NEW YORK, NY — On Nov. 5  Bien Abyé fashion designer, Dayanne Danier, hosted “Les Jardins De La Mode,” a pop-up shop in Brooklyn featuring her latest collection of fashion accessories alongside a collection of home goods from Artisan Business Network (ABN), and a new collection of artwork from architect, Eddy Albertini….

Jimmy Jean-Louis Launches 2017 Haiti Calendar
Arts & Culture, New York

Jimmy Jean-Louis Launches 2017 Haiti Calendar

NEW YORK, NY – Actor and philanthropist Jimmy Jean-Louis announced the release of a limited edition 2017 Haiti Calendar. Launching during the African Diaspora International Film Festival in New York later this month, the calendar features captivating photographs from some of Haiti’s most beautiful sites. The goal of the calendar is to project positive images of…

New York, Politics

New Yorkers Take To The Polls

By Garry Pierre-Pierre

Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. New Yorkers came through for Hillary Clinton, with 58 percent of the population voting for her. Below is a snapshot of voters at one polling station in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

Arts & Culture, New York

Manhattan Theater Screens Haitian Films to Celebrate Day of the Dead

From Oct. 28 to Oct. 30, Metrograph, a new theater in Manhattan, held a weekend-long screening of contemporary Haitian films in celebration of the Day of the Dead. Celebrating Haiti: Day of the Dead Revisited, hosted by Creatively Speaking Films Series, ran from Oct. 28 – Oct. 30 at the Manhattan theater where seven films were screened. The films each explore a different aspect of narratives and issues embedded in the conscience of all Haitians.

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