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The oligarchy is a roadblock to diaspora investing in Haiti

Sep. 23, 2020 - As long as the economy finances the politics and remains in the hands of a strategically small few entrepreneurs and businessmen, the diaspora will always be kept away from Haiti’s grand intellectual and development plan. The diaspora must have a plan of reckoning to remove the hold the oligarchy has on Haitian elections and ultimately on the government.



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Defying protests and poverty, Haitians get creative to wed in style

Sep. 18, 2020 - As anti-government protesters in Haiti’s capital blocked principal roads and clashed with police last year, Stanley Joseph and Daphne Gerard used the city’s winding and potholed backroads to make it to church for their wedding, decked out in all their finery. “We always have problems in Haiti. You can’t wait. You just have to get on and overcome them,” said Joseph.

Arts & Culture

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Exploring Yanvalou, the sacred dance of Haiti

Sep. 21, 2020 - The Haitian-led dance group La Troupe Zetwal, in partnership with Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Arts Council and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs held an educational event dedicated to the sacred dance in Prospect Park, on Sept. 19. “Yanvalou: A Sacred Dance of Ayiti,” convened Haitian musicians, dancers and sociologists from across New York City.

Immigration & Migration




Tap Tap Now, An App Here To Strengthen Haitian Restaurants

Jul. 03, 2020 - By Ralph 'Onz' Chery -- Tap Tap Now is an app that provides the location, direction, and phone number of Haitian restaurants worldwide. The first version was launched on Dec. 22, 2019. Real-time menus and online ordering is available in the United States but for limited restaurants because the app is still in progress.

Immigrant Voices

Health & Science



I pray. Get your knee off our necks

Jun. 18, 2020 - By Jimmy Pierre Teacher and community worker in Kenscoff, Haiti George Floyd’s famous last words “I can’t breathe” were a desperate shout for any marginalized person who is being...