Haitian unity in canal conflict scrambles Abinader’s political ploy  | OPINION

Could the Haitians’ stance be a blueprint for getting things done around Haiti

The Haitian farmers are intent on completing the canal on November 18, the anniversary of the 1803 Bataille de Vertieres, when Dessalines’ guerilla army trounced Napoleon’s well-equipped French troops to win the war for freedom that created the world’s First Black Republic.


The Conversation by Garry Pierre-Pierre


Garry Pierre-Pierre is a Pulitzer-prize winning, multimedia and entrepreneurial journalist. In 1999, he left the New York Times to launch the Haitian Times, a New York-based English-language publication serving the Haitian Diaspora. He is also the co-founder of the City University Graduate School of Journalism‘s Center for Community and Ethnic Media and a senior producer at CUNY TV.


Editorials

Haiti is complicated. Saving it doesn’t have to be. | Editorial

The gaslighting is real. Literally, it’s being set on fire by mobs angry at rising fuel prices, ironically enough. Figuratively, the gaslighting is happening on all fronts, in Haiti and outside of it, with heavy injections from Haiti’s so-called friends.

What’s next for Haiti as gangs’ stranglehold tightens?

Questions about gangs likely to linger beyond Haiti’s latest peyilòk movement

Although Haiti’s gang violence has been most intense in Port-au-Prince, in recent weeks, residents of the provinces have felt more deeply the impact of dechoukaj protests and lack of fuel.


Opinion

In city schools, it’s a good time to be a Haitian newcomer | Opinion Essay

The old sink-or-swim approach has given way to thoughtful, better-funded programs

So often our Haitian families are not informed about the resources and opportunities that are available to them. The acculturation process for our families will be a difficult process. However, the support of esta