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Haitian Authors Highlighted In Upcoming Little Haiti Book Festival
South Florida

Haitian Authors Highlighted In Upcoming Little Haiti Book Festival

On May 5 and May 6, the Miami Book Fair (MBF) will host the annual Little Haiti Book Festival (LHBF)  at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. The festival, which features vibrant cultural exposure to writers, booksellers, performers, and more, is part of MBF’s Read Caribbean programming.  This event is free and open to the public.

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West Palm Beach: The Haitian Community Grows Wary After ‘Sanctuary City’ Lawsuit Settlement
South Florida

West Palm Beach: The Haitian Community Grows Wary After ‘Sanctuary City’ Lawsuit Settlement

After a five-month battle, West Palm Beach, Florida, has settled a lawsuit with the federal government complying to the federal immigration policy, announced West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio. In March of 2017, the Floridian city’s commission declared it was a “welcoming city,” which many inferred to mean a sanctuary city.

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.”

Miami Street To Be Named After Late Manno Charlemagne
News, South Florida

Miami Street To Be Named After Late Manno Charlemagne

On March 23, 5th Street between Euclid Avenue and Lenox Avenue in Miami-Dade County was designated Joseph Emmanuel “Manno” Charlemagne Street. The bill to name the street after the late Haitian singer was co-sponsored by Senator Daphne Campbell, a Haitian American legislator who represents the 38th Senate District.

Michael Brun Brings Bayo Block Party to Little Haiti
Arts & Culture, South Florida

Michael Brun Brings Bayo Block Party to Little Haiti

MIAMI, FL —  The 20th Ultra Music Festival might have been the premier event Friday night in Miami,but just a few miles north of Bayfront Park, a more mature group of kids and families compared to the teens and twenty-somethings further south took in the sounds of Haitian konpa music at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex in Miami.

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.

Haitian Photographer Highlights “Faces of Haiti” In Expo and Book Release
Arts & Culture, South Florida

Haitian Photographer Highlights “Faces of Haiti” In Expo and Book Release

By Haitian Times Editorial Staff

Haitian photographer Samuel Dameus is bringing the beauty of Haiti to the tips of your fingers with his new photobook “Faces of Haiti.” The photobook highlights images of Haiti’s majestic beaches, lush mountains, mesmerizing views and some poignant faces of everyday natives.

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