Arts & Culture

Haitian works spotlighted in Montreal’s virtual festival of Black films
Arts & Culture, Montreal

Haitian works spotlighted in Montreal’s virtual festival of Black films

Created by the Fabienne Colas Foundation, MIBFF opens on Sept. 23, with the showing of a Canadian film, “The Cuban.” From Sept. 24-Oct. 4, 120 films from 30 countries, including Haiti, will be available for viewing.

Battle for Barbancourt: Inside the family fight to control Haiti’s cherished brand
Arts & Culture, Business, Only In The Haitian Times

Battle for Barbancourt: Inside the family fight to control Haiti’s cherished brand

Barbancourt Rhum, an $18 million business, has survived Haiti’s tumultuous history of coups, embargoes and natural disasters to become a world-renowned brand in the spirits industry. Lately, a family fight for company control has pitted its late leader Thierry Gardere’s only child and his siblings against one another.

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