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.
Lawyer Patrick Noaker speaking in front of a New York City courthouse with sexual abuse survivors last month. (Credit: Jonathan…
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.
With More Than 300 Dead, Haitians in The Bahamas Facing Deportations, Homelessness And Discrimination After Hurricane Dorian
Nestled on a small peninsula in the Bronx, SUNY Maritime is well-known for its top-of-the-line nautical educational facilities and deep…
Caroline Cohen Speaks to The Haitian Times About Running For Civil Court Judge and What that Means to the Brooklyn Haitian Community
By Jonathan Greig Caroline P. Cohen announced in March that she was running for the Democratic nomination for Civil Court…
Census officials and rights groups are particularly worried about lower responses from Haitian communities in New York City due to the increase of very public, sometimes arbitrary arrests or deportations by ICE and a number of offensive comments from President Trump denigrating Haiti and its people.
In his interview with Haitian Times, Williams ran down a long list of priorities and issues he thought could be addressed by the public advocate including affordable housing, government accountability and transparency, criminal justice reform, fixes for the MTA and more.
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.