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Haitian American Academic Named Harvard Dean
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Haitian American Academic Named Harvard Dean

Claudine Gay will become the next Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), Harvard President Larry Bacow announced yesterday.

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5 Boston Restaurants for Tasty Haitian Cuisine
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5 Boston Restaurants for Tasty Haitian Cuisine

By Victoria Jonas If you’re craving something Haitian, then you must indulge in Haiti’s most loved dishes. These classic Haitian cuisines are far from ordinary. When you are in the Boston area, these are the best places to satisfy your appetite.    La Belle Créole Cuisine 473 River Street, Mattapan; 617-696-0129 Menu Pick: LALO Dish…

Haitian Heritage and Philanthropy Celebrated Through Food
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Haitian Heritage and Philanthropy Celebrated Through Food

On May 19, over 70 guests took part in a voyage through Haiti’s gastronomy, art and history at “Voyaj,” a tasting event with renowned Haitian chef, Stephan Berrouet-Durand of Culinary By Design and the Haitian Culinary Alliance. The event, which took place at the Bruce Bolling Building in Roxbury, Massachusetts, was attended by Haitian Consulate Marjorie Brunache and…

Haitian Artist’s Work To Be Featured In Boston Street Piano Exhibition
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Haitian Artist’s Work To Be Featured In Boston Street Piano Exhibition

By Vania Andre

BOSTON, MA –Mattapan native, Marjorie Saintil-Belizaire, was selected to participate in Play Me, I’m Yours, Luke Jerram’s popular public art installation that is making its return visit to Boston this fall, courtesy of Celebrity Series of Boston. The Haitian-American artist is one of sixty artists that were selected to have their work featured in the public art installation.

A Chilly Haitian Flag Day Parade in Boston
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A Chilly Haitian Flag Day Parade in Boston

By Gage Norris

On Sunday afternoon, Boston held its 16th annual Haitian American Unity Parade in honor of Haitian Flag Day. Filled with floats representing dozens of Boston-area churches, schools, music and dance groups, and political organizations, the parade stretched for a little over a mile on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan, MA.

Former Boston Police Officer Slain In Haiti
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Former Boston Police Officer Slain In Haiti

BOSTON (AP) – A retired Boston police officer who served as a liaison to the city’s Haitian community and other immigrant neighborhoods for two mayors is being remembered for his contributions after he was shot to death in Port-au-Prince. Yves Dambreville, a U.S citizen of Haitian origin and a 33-year-veteran of the department who retired…

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Transforming a Nation

A group of Haitians in Boston met last weekend to organize themselves so they can be of better help for Haiti. As I sat in the assembly, listening to some of the people, a new sense of hope overcame me. I feel rejuvenated to continue writing about the plight of our people because I realize that I am not alone in the struggle in revitalizing our moribund nation.