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Haitians in America: This Haitian executive is at the top of her game in the hospitality industry
Haitians In America, Only In The Haitian Times

Haitians in America: This Haitian executive is at the top of her game in the hospitality industry

By Bianca Silva For Guilaine Regis, working her way to the executive role at the Grand Hyatt hotel has been…

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‘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.  

Progress on permanent residency House bill and federal lawsuits provide little comfort for some Haitian TPS holders
Immigration & Migration, Only In The Haitian Times, TPS

Progress on permanent residency House bill and federal lawsuits provide little comfort for some Haitian TPS holders

Last month, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard introduced a bill that would offer a path to permanent residency for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Deferred Enforced Departure and TPS immigrants. On the same day, a Maryland court denied the government’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit arguing that TPS removal was racially motivated, and moved to proceed with the case — a significant win for the Haitian community and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, who filed the original suit.

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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