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Spirit Airlines Disrupts American Airlines Haiti Monopoly With New Service to Cap Haitien
News, South Florida

Spirit Airlines Disrupts American Airlines Haiti Monopoly With New Service to Cap Haitien

“American Airlines is somewhat behind because American’s price is $500 all of the time,” Lherisson said, remarking of American Airlines service from Miami International Airport to Cap-Haitien.

“For this price [on Spirit Airlines, one-way], I paid $211. And also, this service is a way for people to see Cap-Haitien. Sometimes, people don’t always want to go to Port-au-Prince. The Citadelle is very close, so maybe people will want to go there more often.”

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Bayo Block Party Comes to Miami
Photo Gallery, South Florida

Bayo Block Party Comes to Miami

On March 25 Michael Brun hosted a star-studded lineup at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex for his Bayo Block Party concert. Performers included DJ Gardy Girault Paul Beaubrun, J-Perry, Princess Eud, T-Micky, Sandro Martelly and a surprise appearance by former Haiti president, Michel Martelly.                

Miami Exhibit Showcases Impact of Colonialism and Religion In Haiti
Arts & Culture, South Florida

Miami Exhibit Showcases Impact of Colonialism and Religion In Haiti

Curated by Anthony Bogues, Ph.D. and professor of Africana Studies at Brown University, Metamorphosis centers on the symbolic and cultural histories of Haiti and the Caribbean, interpreting colonial encounters and their consequences. Central to the changes in this time period were slave rebellions and the Haitian Revolution. Duval-Carrié’s artistic themes are many variations on the historic life of the region, blending his distinct aesthetic with the everyday, creating pieces that represent the Caribbean Diaspora experienced up through the present day.

Florida Legislative Session Ends With No Anti-Immigrant Bills Passed
News, South Florida

Florida Legislative Session Ends With No Anti-Immigrant Bills Passed

TALLAHASSEE, FL– Florida’s legislative sessions came to an end as immigrant rights advocates celebrate the defeat of all anti-immigrant and anti-refugee bills proposed. The 2017 session marked one of the most aggressive sessions with nine Trump-Inspired bills, ranging from the criminalization of immigrants by raising the penalties solely based on the person’s immigration status, to…

Politics, South Florida

Haitian American Voters in Florida Not Impressed By Clinton’s Campaigning Efforts

By Carlotta Mohamed

Bastien said the fact that Trump came to Little Haiti in September is an important symbol in the community. She received phone calls about elderly Haitian Americans who are voting for Trump just because he came to Little Haiti. Meanwhile, Clinton hasn’t done enough to show that voices of Haitian Americans are important, and shouldn’t be taken for granted because they do matter.

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