Haiti, Latest News, PetroCaribe
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A protest by tens of thousands of people across Haiti turned violent Wednesday as anger grows over the alleged misuse of funds from an oil assistance program sponsored by Venezuela. Gunshots rang out while protesters threw rocks, blocked roads and burned tires to demand more transparency in how the government uses funds...
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup
Haiti: Deputies Warns Jovenel Moise to Accelerate PetroCaribe Probe. Alfredo Antoine, Kenscoff’s deputy asks the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Disputes to speed up its investigative work, so the the report can be really available before January 2019. Alfredo Antoine took his decision after the mobilization day of October 17, 2018 to demand that...
Haitians In America
Haitians In America
As principal and founder of Garraud Consulting, she focuses on providing marketing and strategy consultation services to organizations; and works with organizations to provide professional, business and personal development training and coaching that help clients achieve their business and/or professional goals. She spoke to Haitian Times on a wide range of issues including her professional life and her role as the lead conference chairperson of the National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP).
On Oct. 17, thousands of Haitians took to the streets of the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, to protest against the alleged misuse of Petrocaribe funds. The funds were a part of a Venezuelan-sponsored oil assistance program. An investigation by Haiti’s Senate found that at least 14 former government officials allegedly misused $3.8 billion under the administration...
As kids ran up and down the newly renovated soccer field while playing soccer and catch with a football, wide smiles formed on their faces. Miami Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Kirwin was ready to show off the Little Haiti Soccer Park. Kirwin was unveiling a $1.8 million rehab of the city’s park, which has...
ARTS & CULTURE
Arts & Culture
2018 Neustadt International Prize for Literature laureate Edwidge Danticat thanked a variety of people Thursday night as she accepted her award in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom on the OU campus: other authors, her husband and children, Neustadt jurors and World Literature Today staff. But her most profound gratitude was reserved for her parents. “I...
Haitian-Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has gained widespread attention and admiration in the Haitian community. On Saturday, 20-year-old Osaka defeated her childhood idol Serena Williams during the U.S. Open Women’s Final. Here are five things to know about the tennis star bringing pride to Haitians across the world.
Latest News, Tech
With a few clicks on a computer, Haitian entrepreneurs will now be able to share their services and businesses worldwide through SevisPlus, an online marketplace where users can find creative and professional services that launched this summer.
HEALTH & SCIENCE
Health & Science
The cost of healthcare in rural Haiti was found to vary widely, even inside the same health organization. A pioneering cost accounting system co-developed by Robert Kaplan was called in to determine the cause. A few years ago, the Boston-based nonprofit health care organization Partners in Health (PIH) set out to quantify the cost of primary care for its...
BEAUTY & STYLE
Beauty & Style, Latest News
From start to finish and from fashion to food, the Pyer Moss SS19 fashion show was a statement of Black culture. An all-black choir, dressed in white robes, sang spiritual hymns as adult and child models floated down in the runway in white pieces and afros like Black angels. “Be real Black for me,” sang the choir, urging a full, unapologetic and authentic representation of blackness.
Discovering Haitian Culture One Sentence at a Time: A Translator’s Journey in the Radio Haiti Archive
“What do you know about Haiti?“ asked Laura during my interview in September 2017. I knew it was a Caribbean country where Creole was spoken; I knew it had suffered a devastating earthquake almost a decade ago; and I knew it struggled economically. And that was about all I knew.
Hurricane Michael’s torrential winds had barely subsided Oct. 11 when The Office star hosted The Long Run For Recovery, Sean Penn’s charity fundraiser, in Venice, California, to launch a unique virtual marathon initiative to support hurricane Michael and Florence and Haiti relief efforts. The Long Run for Haiti requires participants — a.k.a. digital runners — to synchronize their personal page to...
Editor’s Note: This is a sponsored article and was not written by Haitian Times’ staff. There aren’t many things in the world that have had such a profound impact on daily life as smartphones. In fact, for many people smartphones are an extension of themselves. They use them multiple times a day for work and...
Beauty & Style, Montreal
Haitian American men’s stylist Paul is an androgynous women who began specializing in menswear and men’s styling when a friend noticed that she showed avid interest in the medium. Styled By Paulwas borne out of this newfound passion, as the Montreal-based stylist sought to build a brand that works beyond the fashion industry by highlighting the...
In its 2008 carnival song Defile, the group RAM, paid homage to Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Haiti’s chief liberator. “We celebrate Dessalines’ death, but we don’t celebrate Dessalines’ life. He’s the one who gave us independence but we thanked him with an assassination plot at Pont Rouge,” Lunise Morse thundered melodiously. The ode extolled Dessalines, the father...
Haiti international Derrick Etienne scored his fourth goal of the Major League Soccer season to help New York Red Bulls to a comfortable win while Reggae Boy Alvas Powell netted his second goal of the campaign, in a losing outcome for Portland Timbers on Saturday. Playing at the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, the...
“And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.'” Acts 20:35 There’s a saying that goes, “When someone has been given much, much will be required in return.”...
Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah) is tied with Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams in Utah’s 4th Congressional District race, according to a new survey...
Sen. Carlucci has always been there for Spring Valley and the Haitian community. As a Haitian-American and Spring Valley Trustee, I have seen firsthan...
Elections, Latest News
In an interview with Haitian Times, James said voters should focus on what the state’s attorney general can do to oppose many of the worst policies th...
Elections, Latest News, New York
Pierre, born in Haiti and raised in the Flatbush area, has worked ardently to promote and encourage increased political engagement within the Haitian-...
Latest News, Lists & Guides
Haitian culture has significantly impacted American culture, food, music, entertainment and more; now, let it enhance your Instagram timeline. If you'...
Editorial, Latest News
Williams, her running mate needs no introduction here. He is a brawler and in the street vernacular, a real brother. He is a principled leader who compromises little on his fundamental beliefs of right and wrong. Few leaders in Brooklyn have embraced the Haitian community like he has. He is a reliable ally who has delivered for us over and over.