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4 Haitian Flag Day Events In New York To Take Part In

May is Haitian Heritage Month and it is time to pull out a certain blue, white and red flag, listen to some Kompa music like you never listened before and celebrate everything Haitian in New York.

Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte (D-Brooklyn) will host a Haitian Flag Day celebration on May 17 with the Haitian Culture Exchange at the Brooklyn Commons located at 495 Flatbush Ave. Continue reading

Dozens brutally killed, raped in Haiti massacre, police say. ‘Even young children were not spared’

It is one of Haiti’s most violent and impoverished neighborhoods, a no-go zone next to the Haitian Parliament that has become ground zero in a resurgence of gang-related and possibly politically motivated violence. Continue reading

Third Edition of Haiti Tech Summit To Take Place in June

For the third consecutive year, speakers from around the world will convene at the Royal Decameron for the annual Haiti Tech Summit.

“All discussions will revolve around how to use technology to do business better [in Haiti],” says Marc Alain Boucicault, noting that his peers at Haiti Tech Summit no longer see digital in a traditional way, but as a tool that can boost the business sector in the country. Continue reading

2.5 Million People Living In Food Insecurity In Haiti

“We realized, in our survey in October 2018, that there are areas where child malnutrition is a concern,” said agronomist Jean Harmel Cazeau, coordinator for Food Security Coordination ( CNSA) which revealed that 2.5 million Haitians were living in acute food insecurity. The depreciating value of the gourde, more than 90 gourdes to 1 dollar, 17 percent inflation, and drought have all added to the increasing food insecurity in the country. Continue reading

1,800 Haitians Deported from the Dominican Republic This Month

Nearly 2,000 Haitians have been deported from the Dominican Republic in the first two weeks of May, immigration officials from the neighboring country confirmed. The majority of the deportations took place in the border towns of Jimaní and Dajabón. Continue reading

Health & Science

Haitian Heritage Month Spotlight: Dr. Lynn Labrousse Creates Change for Women’s Infertility

Dr. Lynn Labrousse, a Haitian Miami-based female Chiropractor with a PhD. in Biomedical Science, launches Fey Essence.

Fey Essence includes herbal remedies to naturally support women’s womb and reproductive health particularly when combined with her in-house manual, acupuncture, and chiropractic treatments. Continue reading

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