Local 8 NowFierce and Fancy Fashion Show set to raise money for Haiti Outreach ProgramLocal 8 NowKNOXVILLE, Tenn. Whether you are getting ready for prom, spring parties or weddings, ladies will likely need a dress. This weekend there is a huge sale wit...Read More »
From Haiti's Earthquake To Ebola, He Had 5 Busy Years At USAID
How's this for a tough first week on the job: An earthquake rocked Haiti just five days after physician Rajiv Shah took over as head of the main U.S. agency for overseas disaster relief. The death toll was about 200,000. The U.S. was scrambling to ...
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Haitian TimesDominican Republic New Citizenship Law: A Litmus Test For The Haitian ...Haitian TimesA gruesome reminder of the Dominican inhuman treatment of Haitians came as recently as last week when a Haitian immigrant was found hung in a public park...Read More »
Haitian TimesAfroCrowd: Owning Haitian History Through Digital EmpowermentHaitian TimesAfroCrowd, a new initiative aimed at increasing black participation in crowdsourcing, kicked off Black History Month, with a weekend dedicated to Wikimedia crowdsour...Read More »
Burned Singer Fantom Describes Haiti Carnival Accident
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – A Haitian singer who was burned by a high-voltage wire while atop a float during a Carnival parade said Wednesday that an unexpected shift forward apparently set off the accident that resulted in a deadly stampede.
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Confusion Over Killing Of Haitian Man In Dominican Republic Amid ...
Several human rights organizations had initially raised concerns that the killing might have been connected in some way to ongoing tensions sparked by the Dominican government's recent moves to strip thousands of Haitian descendants of citizenship in ...
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CBS NewsHaiti performer injured in Carnival accident describes what happenedCBS NewsPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A Haitian singer who was shocked by a high-voltage wire during Carnival is giving his account of what may have caused an accident that resulted ...Read More »
MiamiHerald.comHaitian author Danticat: Stop deportations to HaitiMiamiHerald.comAfter the Haiti earthquake in 2010, the U.S. granted eligible Haitians Temporary Protected Status, allowing them to stay in the country temporarily. But those with two mis...Read More »
Jeff Augustin on Haiti, Voodoo and Roundabout Underground
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When Jeff Augustin began writing what became “Little Children Dream of God,” an autobiographical fantasia on how his mother arrived in the United States from Haiti, he set the entire play in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The central character of ...
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Voice of AmericaHaiti Mourns Carnival Accident VictimsVoice of AmericaThousands of people, led by Haitian President Michel Martelly, held a candelight vigil Tuesday night in honor of the victims of a carnival float accident. Officials canceled the last...Read More »