Dec. 03, 2020 - For nearly 50 years, the Evangelical Crusade Christian Church in East Flatbush has been a fixture in Brooklyn’s Haitian community. It has been a sanctuary not only for worshippers who call it their home church, but for area residents of social and spiritual need. The go-to stop for politicians on the campaign trail and place for high-profile funerals and festive cultural displays alike.
Dec. 03, 2020 - Bocchit Edmond was appointed as Haiti’s Ambassador to the United States, President Jovenel Moïse announced on his Twitter account on Tuesday.
New York Metro
Nov. 25, 2020 - “Giuliani is to Dinkins what Trump was to Obama,” said Christina Greer, author of the book “Black Ethics: Race, Immigration and The Pursuit of the American Dream. “Someone who trolled a Black man who had way more class dignity, education and intelligence, constantly incited racist tropes to distract from the fact that this Black person was actually doing a solid job.”
Dec. 03, 2020 - The SEC said Anson Jean-Pierre told investors the funds would be used to develop projects in Haiti, but he actually spent some of the money on things like retail and travel purchases.
Haitians In America
Nov. 23, 2020 - Incumbent Haitian American New York State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus on Wednesday night was declared the winner in the 46th Assembly District in Brooklyn, after two tense weeks following the November 3 elections.
Nov. 25, 2020 - States and territories now have the necessary information to figure out where they want the Pfizer vaccine distributed in the first shipment.
Immigration & Migration
Nov. 27, 2020 - With COVID-19 upending lives, immigrants are once again forming new versions of themselves and their communities out of necessity. In many ways, immigrants say these approaches and mindset changes will likely endure long after the pandemic.
Nov. 23, 2020 - Oddly’s character Dominique is a high school upperclassman trying to balance her school work, social life, and obligations at home. A first-generation daughter of a single Haitian mother, Dominique helps care for her niece and nephew while simultaneously trying to keep her spot on the school’s basketball team, spend time with her boyfriend, hang out with friend, and land a meaningful internship. Out of all the characters, Dominique has the most going on — and it weighs on her.
Only In The Haitian Times
Nov. 30, 2020 - International adoptions to the United States from the rest of the world declined sharply after 2008, when the U.S. government first adopted Hague standards. Haiti itself tightened its laws in 2014 to comply with the Hague Convention, and the steepest decline in adoptions from Haiti took place in 2015.
Politics & Election
Nov. 18, 2020 - Throughout her 40 years living in South Florida, Levine Cava has developed key relationships with Haitian-American leaders like François. Her deep ties to the community — some cultivated since the early 1980s, others created during her last six years representing District 8 on the county commission — helped Levine Cava defeat her opponent by eight points on Nov. 3.
Business & Technology
Dec. 03, 2020 - Let's make the holidays about small business. Nearly one-third of small businesses in New York haven’t reopened their doors since March. Those that remain open have taken huge financial hits and are fighting for survival. This season, help support the businesses that shape our communities by buying a portion of your gifts locally.
Nov. 13, 2020 - Césaire, Senghor and Damas were also influenced by the Haitian ethnologist Jean Price-Mars, who also developed the concept of Indigenism. Thus, Césaire considered Haiti the place "where négritude stood up for the first time" as the first black independent nation. As a result, the word "nègre" tends to be more accepted in French and has about one century of historical use in the literature, although it is still not mainstream.
Oct. 10, 2020 - Thrown into one of Montreal’s most diverse public high schools, the young Ms. Harris — whose father was from Jamaica and mother from India — identified as African-American, her friends from high school recalled. At the same time, they said, she deftly navigated the competing racial and social divisions at the school.
Dec. 03, 2020 - Back in 2012, when Chelsea beat Bayern Munich to win the Champions League, it felt like the culmination of Roman...
Dec. 03, 2020 - Paris Saint-Germain, it is often said, are a team carried by Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. The 2020 Champions League runners-up,...
Arts & Culture
Oct. 09, 2020 - Now in its fifth year, the year-long Lakou Nou artist residency program allows artists to connect their skills to community needs. Through the program, four artists will each receive $7,000 to implement community art projects in Canarsie, Flatbush, Crown Heights and East Flatbush.
Health & Science
Nov. 19, 2020 - FIFA Should Ban Officials Who Exploit Children Human Rights Watch (New York) – The International Federation of Association Football (Fédération Internationale de...
Nov. 23, 2020 - As a council member and second vice president in Irvington, Frederic now spends much of her time educating Haitian-Americans in Irvington about resources available. She also teaches city officials about the needs and power of her vibrant community.
Nov. 19, 2020 - The laureate of the 2005 Pere Pierre Ridgway High School’s ninth grade state exams didn’t fail to exceed expectations. Zimaco Merizier started the highly-acclaimed clothing brand that creates clothing from Haiti’s flag, Trillionaire Mind Media Group (TMMG).
Nov. 18, 2020 - Recent reports from the Haitian Anti-Corruption Unit have detailed cases whereby US$194 million was stolen from the Haitian government by corrupt ‘oligarchs’ overcharging the state for oil. As disclosed in the reports, seven million gallons of imported gasoline and diesel ‘disappeared’ from state reserves between March 2010 and May 2020.
Nov. 05, 2020 - To Ashley Laraque, a Haitian actor in Port-au-Prince, it seems his compatriots are simply too caught up in the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. It’s gotten to the point that things in Haiti are being neglected, a heated Laraque said on a radio show Thursday.
Nov. 25, 2020 - Whether made from an age-old family recipe or store-bought, the warmth of kremas’ sweetened milk, coconut aroma and cinnamon spice is sure to permeate many a household. And in a year filled with loss and anxiety, the eggnog-like beverage, spiked with Haitian rum or moonshine and strained to silky smoothness, will be a source of familiar comfort.
Oct. 08, 2020 - The Haitian Times strongly supports Democrat Joe Biden for President of the United States. We urge you, dear readers, to register to vote and to vote (by mail or in person), so that we can all say to Trump come November: “you’re fired.”
Nov. 30, 2020 - Facebook and YouTube Live have become so prevalent in the broadcasting field that they, hands down, make traditional media platforms look like kindergarteners. In the process, they compel iTunes, Zeno, Streema, and other streaming media platforms to phase out in a hurry and for radio stations to invest thousands of dollars and unlimited resources to build an online presence.
Nov. 23, 2020 - Those who suffer acts of rape, sexual abuse, sexual misconduct, or domestic violence do not know they are victims because the Haitian practice raises them to believe that they must bow to the demands of the man in a position of authority.
Dec. 03, 2020 - A Virtual Scholar Talk on Haitian art will be presented free of charge via Zoom by Davenport's Figge Art Museum on Dec. 10, presented in conjunction with the venue's current exhibition Haitian Masterworks.
Beauty & Style
Nov. 18, 2020 - Brockton native Sabrina K. Victor recaps for NBC10 Boston her 2020 Miss USA experience and shares why it's so important her to apologetically embrace the complexities of being a Black woman. -- nbcboston.co
Oct. 14, 2020 - Babies shot dead, gangland massacres, murders and beatings mark prolonged period of mayhem not seen since era of coups.
Sep. 15, 2020 - Barbancourt Rhum, an $18 million business, has survived Haiti’s tumultuous history of coups, embargoes and natural disasters to become a world-renowned brand in the spirits industry. Lately, a family fight for company control has pitted its late leader Thierry Gardere's only child and his siblings against one another.
Sep. 07, 2020 - Andre Paultre PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Rene Max Auguste says demand for solar panels at his store in the Haitian capital,...