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Haitian Times News Roundup – June 18
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – June 18

Art & Culture Largest Haitian Diaspora Multidisciplinary Festival Unveils Program For 12th Annual Festival Weeklong festival in Montreal boasts rara parades, culinary and artisan fairs, literature and more. Continue reading Queens Museum annual symposium on Haiti The Queens Museum in partnership with the Haitian community hosts its annual topical symposiums. Architect and urban planner Etienne…

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Haiti: Tech Incubator to Launch in Spring 2018
Tech

Haiti: Tech Incubator to Launch in Spring 2018

Haitian Times tech contributor Henry Beaucejour interviewed Dr. Jean-Jacques Rousseau who serves as a Technical Advisor in Innovation, Science, and Competitiveness to President Jovenel Moise. Dr. Rousseau is helping launch ‘Alpha Haiti’ in the Spring of 2018, a Haitian government initiative aimed at taking a new approach to economic development. He says the tech incubator will be an innovative platform to “develop solutions for persistent local problems.”

What that Shithole Contributed to America
Warped Lens

What that Shithole Contributed to America

Dear Mr. Con, You know, last November I read that you said all Haitians had AIDS and you know, I didn’t believe it because it came from the failing New York Times — that fake news outlet where I spent more than six years as a staff reporter. Imagine that!  A shithead like me, from…

Transformation Begins With You
Ayiti Chic

Transformation Begins With You

Part Three As I search what it means to be “Haitian,” I come across individuals whose gifts and talents in their respective fields gives me the opportunity to experience and relive memories of Haiti. In this series, I will feature seven individuals. Their life’s work not only help those of Haitian descent like myself reconnect…

Ayiti Chic, Columns

Look Back to Move Ahead

I was given the opportunity to attend an event hosted by the National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, September 29, 2016. While I was there, I decided to visit the newly opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Thankfully, I had a ticket. As…

San Diego Church Working to Transition Thousands of Haitian Migrants Fleeing Brazil
News

San Diego Church Working to Transition Thousands of Haitian Migrants Fleeing Brazil

By Gage Norris

SAN DIEGO, CA — Right now, the Haitian Methodist Church of San Diego is overwhelmed.

For the past four months, church members and members of the Haitian Bridge Alliance, a collective of community leaders working to help the Haitian community and recent migrants to the U.S., have been facilitating the arrival of massive numbers of Haitians fleeing Brazil seeking a better life. They have received over 2,000 migrants so far, and expect nearly three times that number in the coming months.

Fanatik #TeamBerto Should Know…
Arts & Culture

Fanatik #TeamBerto Should Know…

  By: Tadia Toussaint Tonight, Andre Berto, 32, faces one of his most-anticipated boxing competitors: 38-year-old, undefeated, five division champion icon, Floyd Mayweather in the ring at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand. Will Berto be the fighter to strip Mayweather of his 0 losses? The proud Haitian-American pro boxer is getting fired up using the hashtags #TheHarvestIsHere and…

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