Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – May 7

Haiti

Aide in Prime Minister’s Office Killed in Shooting

Ridchy Cayo, a communications aide in the Office of the Prime Minister was shot dead Sunday night in Carrefour by armed men on motorcycles. The motive behind the death is unknown and an investigation into the killing has not been announced by the Haitian National Police. Continue reading

Press Freedom Remains Elusive For Haiti’s Journalists

Haiti’s social and economic crisis has taken a toll on the country’s journalists. Senator Youri Latortue, a member of the Senate Ethics Committee of Parliament who represents the Artibonite agricultural region, says privately-owned media and the government should work together to allow the press to fulfill its mission without constraints. Continue reading

National Commission Names List Of Gangs In Haiti 

The National Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration Commission has identified 76 armed gangs operating in the country. The gangs range in size with some with as few as 10 members to others with as many as a few hundred. Continue reading

JBeats Announces News Album

Jean Robert Pluviose, aka JBeats, announced his return to the music scene, following the death of his wife nine months ago. The new album titled “New Beginning” features 10 tracks. Continue reading

Arts & Culture

RAM Announces US Tour

RAM is proud to announce their 2019 summer U.S. tour featuring over a dozen shows starting in New Orleanson May 18th and going up the east coast until June 1st. Full tour dates below. RAM has been producing quality music for over 25 years. Recently RAM released their 7th album, “August 1791”, their second release in 3 years. Ancient African and Haitian drums intertwine harmoniously with electric guitar riffs and swinging Caribbean melodies, led by the entrancing singer, Lunise, all combine for a truly magical experience. The album and band has received national press accolades from tastemakers including NPR,PitchforkNoisey, and KCRW. Continue reading



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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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May. 07, 2019

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