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FIRST PERSON – How One Man is Giving Back Through Dance
Arts & Culture

FIRST PERSON – How One Man is Giving Back Through Dance

By Ildi Tillmann Along Route National No 1, a few miles before the road reaches Cap Haitien, there is an…

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Rhum Barbancourt: Delivering Quality Haitian Liquor for More Than a Century
Arts & Culture, Food & Wine, Haiti, Photo Gallery

Rhum Barbancourt: Delivering Quality Haitian Liquor for More Than a Century

For four generations, the Gardere family has operated one of Haiti’s most famous exports — Rhum Barbancourt. The company was founded in 1862 by the late Thierry Gardere’s great-great uncle, Dupré Barbancourt, who moved to the Haiti from France the same year he founded the company, Take a look below for a glimpse behind the scenes of one of Haiti’s most famous brands. 

‘The Audacity to Finish’ Author speaks to students at NYU studying Haitian Creole
Arts & Culture, New York, Only In The Haitian Times

‘The Audacity to Finish’ Author speaks to students at NYU studying Haitian Creole

Zamor spoke at New York University (NYU) on March 29 to share her process writing the memoir to a group of students studying Haitian Creole. The Audacity to Finish focuses on her life growing up in a two-parent, middle-class home in the Bronx through college where she began experiencing depression, dizzy spells and suicidal thoughts and eventually finding her purpose in life.  

Renowned Haitian Author to Hold Book Event at Brooklyn College, Syracuse University and More
Arts & Culture, New York, Only In The Haitian Times

Renowned Haitian Author to Hold Book Event at Brooklyn College, Syracuse University and More

Haitian author Frankétienne’s iconic novel, Dézafi, first published in Haitian Creole in 1975, explores the themes of oppression, rebellion and liberation wrapped within Haiti’s socio-political situation in the 1970s. The most notable plot is the tale of zombies working in plantations where the daughter of the plantation owner falls in love with a zombie and eventually becomes fully human. The zombies eventually gain the courage to revolt against their oppressor.

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