U.N. criticized for failing on promise to help Haiti cholera victims
Haitians battling cholera blamed on United Nations peacekeepers are getting little support with only two percent of promised funds materializing, according to campaigners accusing the global community of again failing the Caribbean nation. Continue Reading
Beauty & Style
New Collaboration Announced Between CARIBBEAN APPAREL And Haitian Artist Steven Baboun
Haitian artist, Steven Baboun, announced on April 22, a new collaboration with CARIBBEAN APPAREL. The collection is made in Haiti and includes five shirt designs that celebrate the “Haitian way of life.”For Baboun it was important for him to create designs that he felt spoke to other artists and also pushed back against some of the more conservative aspects of the Haitian culture. Continue Reading
Mikaben Expands Sound With New Album
Michael “Mikaben” Benjamin is no stranger to the Haitian Music Industry (HMI). With over 15 years in the music industry, Benjamin has shown a particular sensitivity for his country that’s reflected in his songs like Ayite Se.
His latest album, MKBN, however expands on his signature sound and fuses a variety of musical genres to contribute to a refreshing alternative to some of the more traditional Konpa direk artists that have dominated the HMI for decades. Continue reading