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
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
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.