Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – August 9

For Haiti’s NBA dreamers, someone to look up to

At the edge of the court, in a steamy Port-au-Prince gym, dozens of young players crowd the standout silhouette of Skal Labissiere. Their hometown hero is now living their NBA dreams.

This towering 21-year-old Haitian survived a major earthquake to then leave for the United States, and played in college before going pro in style. He played this season with the Sacramento Kings. READ MORE

Mission Impossible? A Tech Summit Rises From The Rubble In Haiti

Twenty-eight-year-old Christine Souffrant Ntim, cofounder of Global Startup Ecosystem and a Forbes 30 Under 30, is among those who persist, and as a result she and her team launched the first-ever tech summit in Haiti. READ MORE

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The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
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Aug. 08, 2017

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