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Election day: City to add Haitian Creole among voting interpretation services

The city is making election day voting easier for New Yorkers who are not native English speakers. In an expansion of its interpretation services at polling sites, the Board of Elections is maximizing its language interpretation services on Nov. 6., and will offer more, including Haitian Creole.

In a press conference earlier this week, Mayor DeBlasio stated that language barriers or proficiency should not prevent eligible voters from exercising their voting rights.

The agency already offers interpretation for four languages including Spanish, and with the addition of Haitian Creole — Italian, Arabic, Polish, and Yiddish will be added. 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
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Nov. 05, 2018

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