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Arcade Fire: Voodoo rhythms, dance music and David Bowie – The Guardian


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Arcade Fire: Voodoo rhythms, dance music and David Bowie
The Guardian
These rhythms had been tangible even from Funeral, but in recent times, particularly since the devastating earthquake of 2010, the band had begun to explore the country's musical heritage, performing there at festivals and playing with Haitian musicians.
Arcade Fire follows up a masterpiece with Reflektor. . . a dance album?Macleans.ca

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Arcade Fire Pays Tribute to Haiti on New Album – ABC News


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Arcade Fire Pays Tribute to Haiti on New Album
ABC News
The Canadian musicians thanked the members of Rara Lakay in a smattering of Haitian Creole, and building on their beats launched into songs from a new album heavily influenced by Haiti's unique rhythms. "We wouldn't have been able to make this album ...
Arcade Fire as the Reflektors in Little Haiti, "One of the Most Beautiful ...Miami New Times (blog)
Arcade Fire Premiere New Lyric Video for 'Afterlife,' Bring in Haitian, Rara ...Mstarz
Arcade Fire: Voodoo rhythms, dance music and David BowieThe Guardian

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Dominican President Backs Ruling on Haitian Descendants – Bloomberg


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Dominican President Backs Ruling on Haitian Descendants
Bloomberg
By Isabella Cota - 2013-10-25T19:48:41Z. Dominican President Danilo Medina met with Latin American diplomats as frustration grows over a court ruling the United Nations said could strip citizenship rights of thousands of descendants of Haitian immigrants.
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Haiti – Tourism : The Tourist Police, initially in the North – Haitilibre.com

Haitilibre.comHaiti - Tourism : The Tourist Police, initially in the NorthHaitilibre.comThursday, as part of the establishment of the Tourist Police (POLITOUR) in North Destination, Ms. Dieudonne Luma Etienne, Regional Director north of the Ministry of...

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How a One-Day Jail Sentence Became Seven Years of Detention – Torontoist


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How a One-Day Jail Sentence Became Seven Years of Detention
Torontoist
Since his initial arrest in 2006, Mvogo has frustrated police and immigration officials by using fake names and claiming at different times to be from the United States and Haiti. Scott said Mvogo's behaviour is no excuse for his lengthy detention. “He ...

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Arcade Fire follows up a masterpiece with Reflektor. . . a dance album? – Macleans.ca


Arcade Fire follows up a masterpiece with Reflektor. . . a dance album?
Macleans.ca
Much of Reflektor is also informed by Butler and Chassagne's experiences in Haiti; some of the songs were written while jamming with percussionists from the Port au Prince band Ram, for whom Arcade Fire opened there in 2011. The ties run deep for ...

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Learn to Cook Conch, Beignets And Other Haitian Dishes – WLRN

Learn to Cook Conch, Beignets And Other Haitian DishesWLRN... the food of her heritage. For those eager to reclaim the recipes of the Haitian kitchen or for those who are curious about Haitian food, Liliane Nerette-Louis is opening her own kitchen to a...

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Mining in Haiti must respect people’s health and the environment – Oxfam America


Mining in Haiti must respect people's health and the environment
Oxfam America
International relief and development organization Oxfam America warned that while mining may add to Haiti's economic growth, it may also cost more than the value of that growth if the impacts of mining are allowed to degrade environmental, human health ...

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