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Haitian Roundtable Presents Recognition Awards In Honor Of Haiti Independence
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Haitian Roundtable Presents Recognition Awards In Honor Of Haiti Independence

Brooklyn Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Samuel Pierre executive director of Haitian American Caucus (HAC) and Wynnie Lamour founder of the Haitian Creole Language Institute (HCLI), were celebrated at the special reception for their work in the Haitian community. Williams, who is of Grenadian heritage, received the Honorary Haitian Award for his commitment to the Haitian community.

New York Fundraiser Shines Light On Haiti Relief Efforts
New York, News

New York Fundraiser Shines Light On Haiti Relief Efforts

By Haitian Times Editorial Staff

On Jan. 11, some of New York’s most notable in the Haitian community came together at Space Ibiza in Manhattan to raise money for basic economic recovery programs for those still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Matthew last October. The fundraiser, which took place only days before the anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, was attended by former prime minister Laurent Lamothe and former minister of tourism Stephanie Villedrouin.

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

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