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PetroCaribe

PetroCaribe: Twitter Campaign Highlights Corruption In Haiti

A few hundred demonstrators participated in a sit-in in front of the high court of auditors in the Haitian capital Friday, August 24, 2018, to protest the embezzlement of $2 billion of Petrocaribe funds. Photo Credit: Patrice Douge

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????Haitians Turn To Twitter To Denounce Corruption

Fed up with corruption and lack of transparency, people inside and outside Haiti are turning to Twitter to ask the question “Where’s the money?” using the hashtag #PetroCaribeChallenge. Continue reading

South Florida

????Haitian-American Woman Looks To Unseat Hastings In Florida Primary

Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick is not your average Democrat.

Cherfilus-McCormick is a first-generation Haitian American, and, although she’ll be running against incumbent heavyweight Alcee Hastings in Florida’s District 20 congressional primary next month, she may also become a legend in her own right. Continue reading

Entertainment

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Haitians In America

????Haitians In America: Architecture As A Means To Share History And Culture

This young Haitian-American woman is a powerhouse in her own right. Pascale Sablan’s passion for design, activism and Haiti has distinguished her from her peers, making her only the 315th living African-American female architect to receive licensure in the United States. Continue reading

 

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

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.
Haitian Times
Aug. 26, 2018

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