Jury returns $28M verdict for Haitian-American nurse

A Suffolk Superior Court jury has ruled that a Boston hospital retaliated against a Haitian-American nurse who stood up for a black colleague, awarding her $28 million. Continue Reading


Young Entrepreneur Hopes To Tell A New Story In Haiti

Resenting the prevailing narrative about poverty in Haiti, Marc Alain Boucicault, 30, a Fulbright Scholar, and a former economist for the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank, is putting his experience to work as a social entrepreneur, hoping to change the story and the economy. Continue Reading

Arts & Culture

Haitian dance group stages show honoring country’s flag

Members of La Troupe Zetwal, a Haitian cultural dance group, performed in celebration of Haitian flag day at the Clarendon Library branch in Flatbush on May 19. The show featured various traditional dances native to Haiti, as well as other artistic forms. The troupe’s founder was gratified that library patrons in the audience became very engaged in the event, even going so far as to join in on an interactive dance session. Continue Reading

Health & Science

Haiti: Where Childbirth Is ‘Women’s War’

In the span of 24 hours, an expectant mother and her newborn were lost, a sadly common scenario in Haiti, where midwives liken the rigors and risks of childbirth to “women’s war.” Continue Reading

New York

Haitian Times Editor Honored At Haitian Flag Day Celebration

On May 18, Vania André, editor in chief of Haitian Times, was honored by members of New York City Council and New York State Assembly during the Haitian Flag Day Celebration event. The annual event, which was organized in collaboration with Haiti Cultural Exchange and the Haitian American Caucus, celebrates the work and achievements made by Haitian Americans in their respective fields. Continue Reading

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