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Best Hotels In Cap-Haïtien
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Best Hotels In Cap-Haïtien

Hotel Mont Joli   This hotel offers spacious rooms with flat-screen televisions in each room. Guest have access to free wireless service in the lobby. The hotel features a restaurant, bar and large pool overlooking the ocean. Breakfast is also included with hotel reservations.   Auberge du Picolet With a 92 percent approval rating on…

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Brooklyn Celebrates Fet Gede

Fet Gede, celebrated on Nov. 2, honors the dead. Known as “All Souls’ Day” in Catholicism, the celebration is marked with rituals and honoring with the laying of gifts for the dead. Photo Credit: Garry Pierre-Pierre

Madame Ou Mademoiselle? Musical Premiere
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Madame Ou Mademoiselle? Musical Premiere

Sunday night, Madame Ou Mademoiselle?, a musical that follows a recent Haitian immigrant’s journey from Haiti to New York, premiered at the Vault Cafe in Elmont. The movie follows main character Pierre as he leaves his native Haiti to pursue a medical degree in New York. In his pursuit of education, he leaves behind his…

Tourists Set To Embark On 2015 Impact Week In Haiti
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Tourists Set To Embark On 2015 Impact Week In Haiti

My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality travel experiences for leisure and business purposes, announced on Wednesday its third annual “Impact Week” signature expedition to Haiti. As a new feature, travelers will have the opportunity to extend their “Impact Week” experience with two add-on package deals that explore the historic…

Teaching The Diaspora Creole One Word At A Time
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Teaching The Diaspora Creole One Word At A Time

By Joyann Jeffrey

For Christelle Hyppolite, learning to speak Creole connects her with a heritage she never quite understood.

At home I felt disconnected with my relatives, the 23-year-old says. Not being able to speak Creole had an isolating effect on me. So, in an effort to connect to her family and culture through language, Hyppolite enrolled in the Haitian Creole Language Institute of New York, an educational facility dedicated to teaching others Haitian Creole in the Two Moon Art and House Café in downtown Brooklyn.

Top 3 Haitian Restaurants  & Lounges In NYC
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Top 3 Haitian Restaurants & Lounges In NYC

La Caye La Caye, situated conveniently across the street from the Brooklyn Academy of Music, brings the rich flavors and authentic style of Haiti to the heart of Fort Greene. The upbeat and trendy ambiance makes this restaurant a perfect destination for after work drinks or an early dinner. Chloe’s This Canarsie restaurant has a…

Artist Spotlight: Tracy Guiteau
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Artist Spotlight: Tracy Guiteau

There’s a secret known only to a few of the people who purchase Tracy Guiteau’s paintings. Hidden beneath the swirls of paint and colors, are words that express some of her deepest thoughts and feelings. “My artwork is my journal,” Guiteau said. “I write first on the canvas then paint over it. Sometimes if you…

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