Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – June 18

Art & Culture

Largest Haitian Diaspora Multidisciplinary Festival Unveils Program For 12th Annual Festival

Weeklong festival in Montreal boasts rara parades, culinary and artisan fairs, literature and more. Continue reading

Queens Museum annual symposium on Haiti

The Queens Museum in partnership with the Haitian community hosts its annual topical symposiums. Architect and urban planner Etienne Telemaque initiated this event along with planning by artist Patricia Brintle.  Continue reading  

Discussion 

Author gets intimate: Acclaimed Haitian-American writer talks hot-button topics at P’Heights library

Edwidge Danticat, a Haitian-American author will host a free lecture at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch. Her discussion with focus on topics that influenced her craft like terrorism and immigration. Continue reading   

News

Children pack 8,000 meals for children in Haiti

More than 500 volunteers spent a day packing food for “Kids Against Hunger”. More than 8,000 boxes of food were packed, each box feeds six people. Continue Reading.

Haiti bans Oxfam GB over sexual misconduct scandal

Oxfam Great Britain, a confederation of 20 independent charitable organizations, was recently accused of covering up claims that staff sexually exploited victims of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Haiti’s government has banned Oxfam from operating in Haiti. Continue Reading.

Jun. 18, 2018

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