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Haiti Festival Brings Together Roster of International Jazz Artists
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Haiti Festival Brings Together Roster of International Jazz Artists

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – In the coming weeks, Jazz lovers from around the world will descend onto Haiti for the 12th Annual Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival. The annual music showcase takes place from January 20 – 27 and features concerts from a number of internationally-renowned jazz artists including, Grammy Award-Winning Saxophonist Kenny Garrett, Grammy Award-Winning Guitar…

Haitian-American Directors Explore Haiti’s Ancestral Ties to West Africa In Documentary
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Haitian-American Directors Explore Haiti’s Ancestral Ties to West Africa In Documentary

“Today many members of the African diaspora are seeking knowledge of their ancestry through DNA testing and are further researching family, local, national and international archives, in their quest to learn more about their genealogical heritage,” Cathleen Marie Antoine and Régine Romain said in a statement. The Haitian-American women are the executive producers and directors…

How Haiti Became a Tourist Destination for Jazz Music Lovers Around the Globe
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How Haiti Became a Tourist Destination for Jazz Music Lovers Around the Globe

Years after a devastating earthquake decimated much of Haiti’s already fragile infrastructure, a small, vibrant institution in Port-au-Prince has emerged as a shining example of the country’s immense potential and is putting Haiti on the map as a worldwide tourist destination for Jazz music festivals. Founded in 2007 by legendary singer and percussionist Joel Widmaier,…

Haiti Looks to Benin for Guidance on Voodoo Crimes
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Haiti Looks to Benin for Guidance on Voodoo Crimes

COTONOU, BENIN (AFP) – Three senators from Haiti pause in reflection in front of a statue of their country’s independence hero Toussaint Louverture in Allada, southern Benin, where he had his roots. The West African and Caribbean countries, separated by thousands of kilometres (miles) and ocean, share the same history but also the same religion…

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