Haiti, Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

National library reopens, pays homage to Henri Christophe with exhibit

Outside shot of the Haitian National Library. Photo Credit: Global Librarianship

The Haitian National Library (BNH) will resume operations after closing due to the novel coronavirus, General Director Dangelo Néard announced on Thursday.

Visitors will have to follow strict COVID-19 guidelines.

The library will host an exhibition of books about Henri Christophe titled, “The Building King.” Christophe was one of Haiti’s kings during the 19th century and a key figure in the Haitian Revolution. Christophe’s date of death recently passed on Oct. 8. Source

Onz Chery

Onz Chery

Onz Chery started his writing career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He also wrote for First Touch, Cosmopolitan Soccer League, and other local leagues. After graduating, Onz became one of ESNY's sports journalists then joined The Haitian Times.
Onz Chery
Oct. 16, 2020

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