South Florida

Haitian-American Legislator Daphne Campbell Loses State Senate Seat To Jason Pizzo

Daphne Campbell, Miami’s scandal-plagued and sole Haitian-American state legislator, is out in District 38 — and wealthy former prosecutor Jason Pizzo is in — after a tough primary battle open to all voters no matter the political affiliation. Continue reading

Sports

Haiti Eager To Kick Off Nations League Campaign

The Haitian National Team is eager to get its 2019/20 Concacaf Nations League Qualifying campaign up and running.

Les Grenadiers were last in action on May 29 in an international friendly versus Argentina which ended 4-0 in favor of the South Americans. Continue reading

Profiles

When A Young Haitian Student In The United States Creates Opportunities In His Country!

We find very few young people investing in Haiti. Given the level of risk that exists on all platforms combined with the lack of financial means, young entrepreneurs are reluctant in this area. However, for Jude Celiscar, native of Montrouis, it is quite another thing. With the help of goodoo courier, a shipping company he co-founded alongside his peer, Jean Carlson Dor, Celiscar wants to use entrepreneurship to help the community from which he came; to help Haiti out of poverty and hunger by creating jobs. Continue reading

Arts & Culture

Roxane Gay On The Trauma And Triumph Of The Haitian Diaspora

When my college roommate learns I am Haitian, she is convinced I practice voodoo, thanks to the Internet in the hands of the feeble-minded.” So opens the short story “Voodoo Child” in Roxane Gay’s recently re-released short story collection, Ayiti (the title is the creole word for Haiti). The people in these stories are tired of the assumptions, tired of everyone getting their stories wrong. The news cycle doesn’t help. Continue reading

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