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Haitian Times News Roundup – May 11

Haitian community outraged over teacher’s remarks

Haitian community leaders are demanding an apology and change after a video surfaced, that allegedly shows a Palm Beach Gardens High School Teacher telling a student they are from a ‘third world, island country’ where they don’t have doors. Continue Reading

Sports

Haiti tackle World Cup-bound Argentina

French Caribbean side Haiti will provide Lionel Messi’s Argentina with their final home warm-up match before next month’s World Cup in Russia, when the two teams meet on May 29 in Buenos Aires. Continue Reading

Arts & Culture

Artist Profile: Nick Woolley Brings Light And Hope Through His Art

Haitian artist Nick Woolley is using his art to inspire hope one painting at a time. The 29 year old, who’s been painting for 10 years uses his creations to remind people that “light is everywhere” and we simply need to lean into it to truly harness its power. While his paintings are reflective of current events, he infuses deeper messages of hope, unity, expression and freedom in his art, and tops it off with rich colors that invoke Haiti’s deep culture and the Caribbean overall.

We spoke with Woolley to get his thoughts on what drives his masterpieces and what he hopes to accomplish with his work. Continue Reading

 

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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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May. 11, 2018

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