Young activist takes on Trump for Haitian immigrants: ‘We are not criminals’

10-year-old girl is adding her voice to those calling for some mercy. Ronyde Christina Ponthieux of Florida has made a video appeal on behalf of the men, women and children who will be deported and separated from loved ones. READ MORE

Little Haiti rent jumped 13 percent last quarter, tied for biggest spike in Miami

Despite outcries from community leaders, Little Haiti continues to gentrify rapidly. The Miami neighborhood — which sits conveniently north of Wynwood and the Design District and just west of Biscayne Boulevard — has been getting carved up by thirsty property developers as of late, and that trend has continued unabated in 2017. READ MORE

Church counsels Haitians who fear loss of status

This Thanksgiving, many Haitians felt something besides gratitude and joy, says a Roman Catholic sister who ministers to their community. They felt fear, said Sister Marie-Judith Dupuy, a Sister of St. Anne who directs the Worcester Diocese’s Haitian Apostolate. READ MORE

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