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Jonathan Greig

Controversy Soils Haitian Studies Institute
Latest News, New York

Controversy Soils Haitian Studies Institute

A seemingly personal conflict between Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte and the executive director of the Haitian Studies Institute at Brooklyn College has cast a shadow over the future of the 3-year-old organization, tasked with conducting academic research and organizing community programs.

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Two Haitians, Including A Pregnant Woman, Die From Poor Treatment in Mexican Detention Center
Immigration & Migration, Latest News, The Americas

Two Haitians, Including A Pregnant Woman, Die From Poor Treatment in Mexican Detention Center

According to the Human Rights Center, Haitian migrants are suffering with “limb paralysis, intestinal bleeding, epidemic problems, vomiting and dehydration, anxiety, stress, depression and thoughts of suicide” at XXI Century Migratory Station detention center in Tapachula, Mexico.

After Unlikely Victory, Haitian American Frontus Starts Work in Coney Island Seat
Latest News, New York, Politics, Profiles

After Unlikely Victory, Haitian American Frontus Starts Work in Coney Island Seat

Among the latest crop of assembly members is Haitian American Mathylde Frontus, who was sworn in by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie on Nov. 15 — before 18 other new assembly-elects — because she was elected to fill a seat that was vacated by disgraced ex-assemblywoman Pamela Harris. Harris resigned from her seat last April after being indicted and eventually pleading guilty to a 11 charges including wire fraud.

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