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From heaven to hell: Man deported to Haiti bemoans life choices
Haiti, Only In The Haitian Times

From heaven to hell: Man deported to Haiti bemoans life choices

J.B. was deported to Haiti in 2019 after being caught with an illegal firearm for the second time. And now, from his home in Delmas, Port-au-Prince, he lives with constant regret.

Election 2020: Roundup of Haitian-American candidates
Immigrant Voices, Only In The Haitian Times

Election 2020: Roundup of Haitian-American candidates

With more than 425,000 in Florida and 200,000 in New York, according to the Census Bureau and community organizations, Haitian-American civic engagement is in full display. In addition to voting, at least 17 candidates from Haitian-American communities are seeking to represent constituents at the municipal, state, and local levels.

Reconnecting: Growing artist residency program seeks community members for projects
Arts & Culture, New York, Only In The Haitian Times

Reconnecting: Growing artist residency program seeks community members for projects

Now in its fifth year, the year-long Lakou Nou artist residency program allows artists to connect their skills to community needs. Through the program, four artists will each receive $7,000 to implement community art projects in Canarsie, Flatbush, Crown Heights and East Flatbush.

Biden unveils top priorities for Haiti, Haitian-Americans if elected
Immigration & Migration, Only In The Haitian Times

Biden unveils top priorities for Haiti, Haitian-Americans if elected

Investing in Haiti’s prosperity and security is in the national security interest of the United States, said Joe Biden, in announcing policy priorities that impact Haiti and Haitian-Americans. The Democratic presidential nominee made the statement in a media release before an expected visit with Haitians in Miami on Monday.

COVID-19 in the US: Haitian-Americans move forward, facing uncertainty
Coronavirus, Only In The Haitian Times

COVID-19 in the US: Haitian-Americans move forward, facing uncertainty

More than six months into the pandemic, Haitians in the United States are moving forward, albeit with uncertainty about what lies ahead. Adding to the anxiety is the economic hardship driven by job loss, disparities in technology access and the persistent emotional toll of losing loved ones. According to medical experts, existing and unaddressed chronic health conditions have led to more severe cases of COVID-19.

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