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Cybersecurity camp among latest virtual tech trainings for youth
Tech

Cybersecurity camp among latest virtual tech trainings for youth

The Shooting Stars Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to facilitating access to educational opportunities, partnered with The Haitian American Caucus to organize the technology camps. They plan to teach middle and high school students skills for careers in the tech sector.

Biden win met with mix of relief, coolness and optimism for Haiti
Elections, Latest News

Biden win met with mix of relief, coolness and optimism for Haiti

Democrat Joseph R. Biden’s victory won’t change much in Haiti, mired as the country is in economic inequality and political unrest, some observers say. Others, mostly policy experts, insist the new United States administration will have significant influence as Haiti moves forward — with an early, key test being how well Haiti carries out its own elections in 2021.

Biden victory brings joy, hope to Haitian-Americans
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Biden victory brings joy, hope to Haitian-Americans

“Specifically for the Haitian community, I needed us to win, because I need them to understand that their vote does matter,” said Dorsainvil, who manages the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. “This is the first step to (Haitian-Americans) exercising all of their rights in this political system.”

Haitian-Americans pleased they got to vote, but anxious over stalemate
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Haitian-Americans pleased they got to vote, but anxious over stalemate

On the morning of Nov. 4, voters across the country awoke to the news that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden had lost the state to President Donald Trump. By Wednesday afternoon, the overall winner of the presidential election was still too close to call, as swing states like Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan counted mail-in ballots.

COVID-19 in the US: Haitian-Americans move forward, facing uncertainty
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COVID-19 in the US: Haitian-Americans move forward, facing uncertainty

More than six months into the pandemic, Haitians in the United States are moving forward, albeit with uncertainty about what lies ahead. Adding to the anxiety is the economic hardship driven by job loss, disparities in technology access and the persistent emotional toll of losing loved ones. According to medical experts, existing and unaddressed chronic health conditions have led to more severe cases of COVID-19.

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