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Carson Wentz Announces Plan to Build Sports Complex in Haiti
Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was so touched by the mission trip he took to Haiti last offseason that this year he decided to go back and build a state-of-the-art sports complex for residents.
Haitian Authors Highlighted In Upcoming Little Haiti Book Festival
On May 5 and May 6, the Miami Book Fair (MBF) will host the annual Little Haiti Book Festival at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. The festival, which features vibrant cultural exposure to writers, booksellers, performers, and more, is part of MBF’s Read Caribbean programming. This event is free and open to the public.
Haitian Community Leaders Can Get Groove Back
A number of Haitians have made great political and professional strides in New York. However, does their success translate to a vibrant Haitian community?
In his latest column, Haitian Times publisher Garry Pierre-Pierre contrasts the individual success of those in the community with the overall strength of Haitians as a whole in New York, all the while questioning the efficacy of “self-proclaimed leaders” in the community.