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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – May 14

Haiti

Celebrating Haitian heritage month at Miami’s Little Haiti Cultural Complex

May is National Haitian Heritage Month, a time for Haitian-Americans across the country to honor their heritage and culture. And festivities will abound at Miami’s Little Haiti Cultural Complex, with a jammed-packed calendar of events. This year’s highlights include Sounds of Little Haiti concert, Chefs of the Caribbean Celebrity Brunch and the Caribbean Market Day that runs all month long. Continue reading

Cap Haitien Delegate Arrested

Antonio Jules, a delegate for Cap Haitien, was arrested Monday. Jules was scheduled to appear before Judge Emmanuel Vertilaire on Monday in connection to the Café Trio case. Continue reading

Haiti Businesses Protest to Denounce Instability of the Country

Members of the Gonaïves Business Union will close their doors from May 13 to May 15 to protest the instability of the country and threats to businesses in the area. The protest will culminate on May 15 with a peaceful march. The goal of the protest is to call on authorities to restore the necessary environment needed for businesses to thrive in the region. Continue reading

Arts & Culture

Versatile Award Winning Haitian American Singer/Songwriter Natalie Jean and Award Winning Americana U.K. Artist Trevor Sewell Release Americana Single

Natalie Jean is a very rare kind of vocalist. Winning recognition across the most diverse of musical genres and quite comfortable performing in English, French and Creole. She has been nominated over 70 times for her music and has won many awards. Most recently, she is nominated in the LDM Music awards, and won a Silver Medal in the 2019 Global Music Awards for her song “What Would You Do for Love?” in the categories of Social Impact and Female Vocalist. Her song “He Loves Me” was also a Finalist in the Great American Songwriting Contest. Continue reading

South Florida

Haiti canceled Carnival. But these artists are making it up at the Haitian Compas Festival in Miami

Lately, life hasn’t been kind to Haiti’s konpa musicians. Their usually profitable summer and winter touring season both took hits thanks to the country’s deepening political crisis, souring economy and State Department travel warnings. Continue reading

Entertainment

Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance conspiracy case

One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 presidential election, the Justice Department said Friday. Continue reading

New York

Maplewood to Celebrate Haitian Heritage with Flag Raising Event

The township will be honoring those of Haitian heritage will a flag raising ceremony.

The event will be this Saturday, May 11, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Maplewood Town Hall, 574 Valley St. Continue reading

Sports

Haiti, the soul remaining Caribbean interest among CONCACAF U17s

Canada, on Thursday, booked their spot in the quarterfinal of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship with a 4-0 win over Curacao and in so doing, ending all Caribbean interest in the competition. 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. 14, 2019

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