“As a black Haitian-American female, I see the health disparities before my eyes,” Johna Denis said. “Even down to where you live, like your zip code, a group of people may be at risk of getting a disease or illness, unlike others…I want to help change that.”
Joseph “SeJoe” Ducasse has landed an Amazon Prime stand-up special, “SeJoe: Nou Chaje ak Pwoblem” (SeJoe: We’re Full of Problems). In the one-hour show, released in October, Ducasse riffs about an array of Haitian and Haitian-American experiences — including political instability, kidnapping, parents not conversing enough with their children and so on.
BY JAY WEAVER | Miami Herald With sweeping turnover in the U.S. justice system under way in the new Biden…
In a nod of support to The Haitian Times mission of providing quality news and information about Haitians and Haitian-Americans, three organizations recently awarded grants to the 21-year-old news outlet.
The Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, welcomed Dr. Frantz Lerebours, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, to its team last week.
The SEC said Anson Jean-Pierre told investors the funds would be used to develop projects in Haiti, but he actually spent some of the money on things like retail and travel purchases.
Throughout her 40 years living in South Florida, Levine Cava has developed key relationships with Haitian-American leaders like François. Her deep ties to the community — some cultivated since the early 1980s, others created during her last six years representing District 8 on the county commission — helped Levine Cava defeat her opponent by eight points on Nov. 3.
The 2020 edition of the Miami Book Fair will be held virtually via their website from Nov. 15 to Nov. 22, free of charge to attendees. Four of the annual literary fair’s events are dedicated to Haiti’s history, arts and writers.
By Sam Bojarski From the fate of TPS to a coronavirus pandemic that has caused widespread job loss and deaths,…