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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – August 16

From left, Max Lawrence and Rodrick Jean-Charles//Ian Flanders

Sports

U20 Women Team Unites Haitians And Creates Economic Opportunity
The young Haitian team fought valiantly in all of its three group matches, but lost all of them – against China, Nigeria and Germany – by a 1 goal differential. This team of overachievers was defeated by clearly superior teams with resources and systems that ultimately found a way to frustrate the Haitians despite their tenacity. Continue reading.

Caribbean American Makes Stellar Debut For Braves
Pembroke Pines, FL-born, Haitian-American, Touki Toussaint, debut in Major League Baseball, became a reality Monday afternoon, with his mother and family on hand to see it. Toussaint, 22, born Dany Gilbert Kiti “Touki” Toussaint did not disappoint. He pitched six innings, allowing just one run as he helped the Braves to 9-1 win over the Marlins. Continue reading.

Haitians In America

Haitians In America: Journalist Fosters Leadership For Young Women In Media
Fabiola Jean is used to being in front of the cameras. From red carpet interviews to behind the scenes interviews with movers and shakers in the Haitian community, the broadcast journalist is usually front and center. Continue reading.

Arts & Entertainment

The 1802 Haitian Revolution on stage: Liberty, equality and fraternity for all
Southern Californians have a unique opportunity to experience the first-ever revival of a historical melodrama about the Haitian Revolution that first strode the stage at New York’s Lafayette Theatre in Harlem opening in March 1938 as part of the WPA’s Federal Theatre Project (FTP). It’s the 80th anniversary of that pathbreaking piece of New Deal theatre. Continue reading.

Argentina

Argentina reinstates visa for Haitian citizens
Argentina says it will reinstate a tourist visa for Haitian nationals at the end of this month after indicating that nationals from the French-speaking Caribbean Community (ICARICOM) country had abused a system that had gone into effect earlier this year. Continue reading.

Education

Haitian Studies Institute Hosts Conversation On Music & The Remaking Of The Haitian Diaspora

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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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Aug. 16, 2018

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