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How immigrants are redefining ‘American’ in Southern California – 89.3 KPCC (blog)


How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California
89.3 KPCC (blog)
In a magazine interview, Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat says of immigration: "That experience of touching down in a totally foreign place is like having a blank canvas: You begin with nothing, but stroke by stroke you build a life." The ...

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An author muses on the art of immigrant life – 89.3 KPCC (blog)


89.3 KPCC (blog)

An author muses on the art of immigrant life
89.3 KPCC (blog)
In a magazine interview, Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat says of immigration: "That experience of touching down in a totally foreign place is like having a blank canvas: You begin with nothing, but stroke by stroke you build a life." The ...
'All Immigrants Are Artists'The Atlantic
Fabiola SantiagoMiamiHerald.com

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Brazil’s Unspoken Humanitarian Crisis: “Refugee” Camp Holding Over 800 … – Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

Brazil's Unspoken Humanitarian Crisis: “Refugee” Camp Holding Over 800 ...
Center for Research on Globalization
More than 830 immigrants – nearly all of them Haitians – are living inside a warehouse built for just 200 people, in extremely unhygienic conditions. They are required to share just 10 lavatories and 8 showers, where there is no soap and no toothpaste, ...

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Fabiola Santiago – MiamiHerald.com


Fabiola Santiago
MiamiHerald.com
The national debut of her new novel — Claire of the Sea Light, the tale of a 7-year-old Haitian girl whose widowed father makes the heart-wrenching decision to give her to a woman with better means to raise her — took place Tuesday where Danticat ...

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US court rejects Haitian bomb suspect’s appeal – Caribbean360.com


US court rejects Haitian bomb suspect's appeal
Caribbean360.com
NEW YORK, United States, Tuesday August 27, 2013 – A United States court panel has rejected the appeal of a Haitian man and three others convicted of terrorism in 2010 for planting what they believed were bombs outside synagogues in the Bronx, New ...

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Haiti Hosting Next CARIFESTA in 2015 – Caribbean Journal


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Haiti Hosting Next CARIFESTA in 2015
Caribbean Journal
Haiti's Tourism Ministry had announced in April that it would be hosting the fete in 2015, but Suriname President Desi Bouterse formally handed over the “cultural baton” to Haiti President Michel Martelly at the CARIFESTA closing ceremonies this week.
Disappointment expressed over lack of interest in CarifestaCaribbean360.com
Officials appeal for more concern to Caribbean cultural festivalNzweek

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The Power Of Insurance: Why Haiti’s Future Depends On Planning For The Worst – Forbes


The Power Of Insurance: Why Haiti's Future Depends On Planning For The Worst
Forbes
In partnership with the Opportunities for the Majority initiative at the Inter-American Development Bank, the Skoll World Forum asked the chief executives of some of the leading market-based, sustainable businesses that serve the Base of the Pyramid in ...

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Republicans think LGBT people and immigrants have no place in the civil rights … – Salon


Salon

Republicans think LGBT people and immigrants have no place in the civil rights ...
Salon
The immigration movement is disingenuous, we don't talk about the impact of illegal immigration coming and displacing minority groups for jobs, nor do we talk about an unfair immigration policy where those people from Haiti are sent home and those ...

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