Opinion

See to it that no one misleads you
Opinion

See to it that no one misleads you

Facebook and YouTube Live have become so prevalent in the broadcasting field that they, hands down, make traditional media platforms look like kindergarteners. In the process, they compel iTunes, Zeno, Streema, and other streaming media platforms to phase out in a hurry and for radio stations to invest thousands of dollars and unlimited resources to build an online presence.

Social dilemma: Haitian-Americans know whom to vote for, but are clueless about why to vote
Columns, Opinion

Social dilemma: Haitian-Americans know whom to vote for, but are clueless about why to vote

Haitian-Americans’ position is clear: they will vote Democrat because Biden is better off dealing with political corruption and bad governance in Haiti, the country Trump called shithole. They will vote against the Republican establishment because Trump will cancel TPS while Biden promises he will renew or extend it for the thousands of Haitians who are no longer at risk of deportation because of it. If only Haitian-Americans are allowed to vote, Trump will lose by a tidal wave.

Haitian Trump Supporter: “Nou pap pran tikèt sa!”
Op-eds, Opinion

Haitian Trump Supporter: “Nou pap pran tikèt sa!”

For his 47 years as a career politician in Washington DC, he has no substantive record of support from the Haitian-American community, yet he is now pandering in an 11th-hour attempt to secure what he sees as nothing more than another voting bloc in Florida. The Haitian-American community will not fall for it.

The oligarchy is a roadblock to diaspora investing in Haiti
Opinion

The oligarchy is a roadblock to diaspora investing in Haiti

As long as the economy finances the politics and remains in the hands of a strategically small few entrepreneurs and businessmen, the diaspora will always be kept away from Haiti’s grand intellectual and development plan. The diaspora must have a plan of reckoning to remove the hold the oligarchy has on Haitian elections and ultimately on the government.

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