Among the latest crop of assembly members is Haitian American Mathylde Frontus, who was sworn in by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie on Nov. 15 — before 18 other new assembly-elects — because she was elected to fill a seat that was vacated by disgraced ex-assemblywoman Pamela Harris. Harris resigned from her seat last April after being indicted and eventually pleading guilty to a 11 charges including wire fraud.
As “Operation lock down Haiti” marked its fifth day Monday, the country’s leading business chambers called on Haitian President Jovenel Moïse to come to the negotiating table in order to end violent demonstrations that have left at least eight people dead, a dozen injured and businesses pillaged and burned.
A traffic accident involving a United Nations armored vehicle killed four people and injured nine in Port-au-Prince on Saturday, according…
Proposed Belmont Park Redevelopment Project Raises Questions On Traffic Impact for Nearby Haitian Communities
The proposed project was estimated to generate 5,093 vehicle trips into the Elmont and surrounding Queens area during peak a.m. and p.m. hours in the weekday, according to the traffic study conducted by the state. During three Saturday peak hours, 12,955 vehicle trips were anticipated.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Port-au-Prince on Feb. 7 to condemn corruption in the government and to call for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise.
Haitians in America: Creole Food Festival Creator speaks on his favorite Haitian dishes and desire to bring new kinds of cuisine to the people
Armand speaks with The Haitian Times on his love for culture and what to expect in this year’s food festival.
The Jazz Haiti Foundation hosted its 13th Annual PAPJAZZ International Festival from Jan. 19 – Jan. 26, which featured international…
Outside of the white community, Pleasant was an abolitionist who made her biracial identity known to the black community. Known as the “Black City Hall,” she served as a link to the Underground Railroad by helping slaves escape as far north as Canada, as well as, providing employment to freed slaves in both her businesses and in high society homes in California.
The Long Island native will be fighting in what is arguably the biggest match in his young career so far on Feb. 2 in Frisco, Texas where he’ll be battling Ismail Iliev in the junior middleweight division on ESPN+.