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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – May 15

Haiti

Farah Louis Wins Flatbush Special Election For City Council

After a heated race, Haitian American Farah Louis emerged victorious in the special election to replace Jumaane Williams to represent the 45th Council District in Brooklyn. Continue reading

Woman Wanted for Allegedly Setting Mother and Home Ablaze in Pétion-Ville

A 23-year-old woman is wanted by Haitian officials for her alleged connection to a fire that claimed her mother’s life. According to reports, the young woman “burned her mother alive” and set the family home ablaze to destroy evidence after her mother confronted her about her sexual orientation. Continue reading

Attempted Kidnapping in Leogane

Sorel Somervil, a local entrepreneur, was the victim of an attempted kidnapping in Leogane on Saturday. The alleged kidnappers opened fire on his vehicle, fatally injuring his driver. Continue reading

Arts & Culture

Haitian Culture Comes Alive in New York on May 18 at Sans-Souci

Rehearsals are now underway and the final touches being put on this year’s staging of UNI, an elegant evening of dance, fashion, and music in celebration of the 216th anniversary of the Haitian flag. Continue reading

Sports

Mexico edges Haiti to reach CU17 Final

Mexico is through to the 2019 Concacaf Under-17 Championship Final after edging Haiti 1-0 in the semifinals on Tuesday night at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. 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. 15, 2019

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