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COVID-19: South Florida’s Haitian Community Faces Daunting Challenges 

 

COVID-19: South Florida’s Haitian Community Faces Daunting Challenges 

 

 

In normal time, Darline Franklin would earn $12 an hour during the day as a security guard at Allied Universal and she had a part-time job at night as a bathroom attendant at a club where tips were her remuneration. She had no difficulty paying her bills. “Now I’m unable to work and don’t know how I’m going to pay those bills,” said 51-year-old Franklin who resides in Fort Lauderdale.

 

 

 

Rachele Viard

Rachele Viard

Managing Editor at Haitian Times
Born into a Haitian family in Stone Mountain GA. , Rachele visited Haiti several times in her youth and connected to the country and the culture. She moved to Haiti in 2009, where she put her English degree to use as a writer, using her voice and pen to promote tourism in the country and highlight the richness of the Haitian culture and people.
Rachele Viard
May. 11, 2020