Sam Bojarski

Biden: Haitians can determine election winner, will have ‘even shot’ with him
Elections, Florida

Biden: Haitians can determine election winner, will have ‘even shot’ with him

Democratic presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden Jr. emphasized the high stakes of the November election, while addressing voters at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex in Miami, on Oct. 5.

Biden unveils top priorities for Haiti, Haitian-Americans if elected
Immigration & Migration, Only In The Haitian Times

Biden unveils top priorities for Haiti, Haitian-Americans if elected

Investing in Haiti’s prosperity and security is in the national security interest of the United States, said Joe Biden, in announcing policy priorities that impact Haiti and Haitian-Americans. The Democratic presidential nominee made the statement in a media release before an expected visit with Haitians in Miami on Monday.

HAUP among 21 groups given funding for free legal services
New York

HAUP among 21 groups given funding for free legal services

New York City’s immigrant affairs agency announced more than $16 million in awards for organizations to provide legal assistance to 3.1 million immigrants. Long-time community nonprofit Haitian Americans United for Progress (HAUP) joins 20 other community-based organizations citywide that received awards.

COVID-19 in the US: Haitian-Americans move forward, facing uncertainty
Coronavirus, Only In The Haitian Times

COVID-19 in the US: Haitian-Americans move forward, facing uncertainty

More than six months into the pandemic, Haitians in the United States are moving forward, albeit with uncertainty about what lies ahead. Adding to the anxiety is the economic hardship driven by job loss, disparities in technology access and the persistent emotional toll of losing loved ones. According to medical experts, existing and unaddressed chronic health conditions have led to more severe cases of COVID-19.

Exploring Yanvalou, the sacred dance of Haiti
Arts & Culture, Only In The Haitian Times

Exploring Yanvalou, the sacred dance of Haiti

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.

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