New York

Jerry Tardieu in New-York: Huge Turnout for a big dreamer

Dec. 20, 2014 - By Henry Beaucejour CEO of Haiti Tech of New-York Investir et s’investir en Haiti: Un acte de foi, is the title of a riveting book recently released by author and entrepreneur Jerry Tardieu. After Port-au-Prince and North Miami, Tardieu chose New York as the third stop of his book tour. When I found out that the Harvard trained entrepreneur would be in New York for a book signing, I decided to attend.

Teaching The Diaspora Creole One Word At A Time

Oct. 25, 2014 - By Joyann Jeffrey For Christelle Hyppolite, learning to speak Creole connects her with a heritage she never quite understood. At home I felt disconnected with my relatives, the 23-year-old says. Not being able to speak Creole had an isolating effect on me. So, in an effort to connect to her family and culture through language, Hyppolite enrolled in the Haitian Creole Language Institute of New York, an educational facility dedicated to teaching others Haitian Creole in the Two Moon Art and House Café in downtown Brooklyn.