On Oct. 17, thousands of Haitians took to the streets of the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, to protest against the alleged misuse of Petrocaribe funds. The funds were a part of a Venezuelan-sponsored oil assistance program. An investigation by Haiti’s Senate found that at least 14 former government officials allegedly misused $3.8 billion under the administration…
On Oct. 13, Garry Pierre-Pierre, founder and publisher of Haitian Times, received the Jean Dominique Award, for his excellency in journalism and building a pivotal community institution.
On Oct. 13, eight Haitian Americans were honored at the 2nd Annual Creole Image Honors Award Ceremony. Haitian Times’ Fabiola Jean chatted with the event organizers to get an inside look into the makings of the award ceremony.
Produced by Brianna Mone During Haitian Leadership & Empowerment Brunch (9/2) held at the Embassy of Haiti in Washington, D.C., Ambassador Paul Altidor took group of about 25 people on a tour of the embassy. He walked them through what a typical visit to the embassy looks like for a “normal” person on any given…
In the latest edition of “My Haitian-American Journey,” music and media mogul Mona Scott-Young, and Haitian Roundtable board member, shares her experience dealing with the stigma of being Haitian and how her mother’s strength solidified her pride as a Haitian American.
On Aug. 18, dozens of members of the Haitian community gathered in East Flatbush for the unveiling of Jean-Jacques Dessalines Blvd.
Jack Dorsey, founder of Twitter and Square, headlined the 2nd Annual Haiti Tech Summit on June 23. The social media tech giant shared insight on his success and offered advice on how entrepreneurs in emerging markets, like Haiti, can push forward with their ideas and lead innovation.