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Vania André

Serving the Haitian Community Through Truth, Fairness and Transparency
Editorial, Latest News

Serving the Haitian Community Through Truth, Fairness and Transparency

Last week we celebrated Haitian Times’ 20th anniversary. For me, the milestone was one that solidified our position in the…

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Haiti no longer an option for travelers looking to book trips through online travel sites
Latest News, Travel

Haiti no longer an option for travelers looking to book trips through online travel sites

Investing in tourism has been controversial within the Haitian community, with many questioning whether investments should be made in infrastructure and curbing corruption instead. This latest move by Expedia and Orbitz, brings the question back into focus, leaving some wondering whether Haiti’s recent political instability has given credence to the belief that Haiti is not ready for tourism. 

Haiti festival seeks to reconnect Jazz back to the people
Arts & Culture, Haiti

Haiti festival seeks to reconnect Jazz back to the people

Like many indicators of black culture, we’ve seen an evolution of Jazz that has led her away from her Black roots and closer to the upper echelons of wealth, leaving the depth of her sound to be enjoyed by elite whites, instead of the children of her creators. However for Milena Sandler and Joel Widmaier, Jazz —  a genre that was birthed by black communities across the United States — deserves to be enjoyed by everyone, especially by the masses.

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