Tag: Kreyol

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 11
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 11

Food Fleur De Vie Hosts Fifth Annual Food Tasting Brunch On June 24, Fleur De Vie (Flower of Life) closed the month of June with its annual food tasting fundraising brunch “La Palette Saisonniere Du Chef” (Chef’s Seasonal Palette) at New York’s French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF). The New York-based nonprofit partners with existing organizations…

Kreyol: Another Perspective on Orphanhood
Opinion

Kreyol: Another Perspective on Orphanhood

By David S. Willig The author of “Kreyol, The Orphan That Wouldn’t Go Away,” Dr. Reynard Altema, raises some excellent points about the status of French and the local vernacular in Haiti. Looking at the issue from the outside can give an added perspective to the thesis that a language policy is something that can favor…

Kreyol, The Orphan That Wouldn’t Go Away
Opinion

Kreyol, The Orphan That Wouldn’t Go Away

By Dr. Reynald Altema Among the many fault lines in our culture, a conversation about Kreyol ranks at the top of the heap. As is customary, a shouting match—not a conversation—ensues between impassioned people who use the very vernacular to express their positions. The fact that we are still debating the status of Kreyol in…