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Caribbean Books – Trinidad Guardian


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Caribbean Books
Trinidad Guardian
A is for Ayiti by Ibi Zoboi (One Moore Book, 2012) “An alphabet book that explores the rich culture of Haiti.” The Lesson Box by Tregenza Roach (Little Bell Caribbean, 2012) ... “Written in two distinct, alternating voices, If I Never Went Home follows ...

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Zoinks! Tracing The History Of ‘Zombie’ From Haiti To The CDC – NPR (blog)


NPR (blog)

Zoinks! Tracing The History Of 'Zombie' From Haiti To The CDC
NPR (blog)
According to Haitian folklore, the book Race, Oppression and the Zombie recounts, zombies are the product of spells by a voudou sorcerer called a bokor. The word is believed to be of West African origin and was brought to Haiti by slaves from that region.

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Medford resident Sami Jajji performs in ‘Nothing Is Impossible’ – Saugus Advertiser


Medford resident Sami Jajji performs in 'Nothing Is Impossible'
Saugus Advertiser
The performers are studying English at The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc., including Medford resident Sami Jajji from Iraq and students living in surrounding communities from Brazil, China, Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Hong Kong ...

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Why Is the Dominican Republic Forcing Out Haitians? – EBONY.com


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Why Is the Dominican Republic Forcing Out Haitians?
EBONY.com
Afro-Dominican poet Blas Jiménez once said, “Now we are Dominican, because we are not Haitian. We are something, because we are not that.” That statement perfectly captures the tension and uproar that has followed the Dominican court ruling that ...

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Missing 4-Year-Old Returned To Little Haiti Home – CBS Local

MiamiHerald.comMissing 4-Year-Old Returned To Little Haiti HomeCBS LocalThe search for a 4-year-old girl who was last seen playing with her neighbors outside a home in Little Haiti ended with her being returned by an unknown man. The man was questioned...

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US seeing a surge in Central American asylum seekers – Los Angeles Times


US seeing a surge in Central American asylum seekers
Los Angeles Times
"People used to think the only thing you could do was sneak across," said Judy London, directing attorney of the Immigrants' Rights Project at the Los Angeles pro bono law firm Public Counsel. "They've learned that you can just go up to a border agent ...

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Haiti – Education : The first 103 scholars in Mexico, speaks Spanish now – Haitilibre.com


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Haiti - Education : The first 103 scholars in Mexico, speaks Spanish now
Haitilibre.com
"After having listened you in Spanish so perfect, I hesitate myself to speak Spanish," It is thus that the Ambassador of Haiti to Mexico, Guy Lamothe, began his speech triggering laughter and applause from the audience. While congratulating the ...

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Once-condemned doctor turns to helping Haitians – Washington Post


Washington Post

Once-condemned doctor turns to helping Haitians
Washington Post
Fournier and the other doctors were blasted for committing bad science, asking biased questions, failing to employ Haitian Creole translators when talking with their patients and targeting an immigrant community derided as “boat people.” Now, some 35 ...

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Once-Condemned Doctor Turns to Helping Haitians – ABC News


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Once-Condemned Doctor Turns to Helping Haitians
ABC News
Their work would go a long way toward helping the medical community better understand how AIDS spread, but it also had unintended consequences: Just being Haitian was initially listed by the federal government as a risk factor for AIDS, along with ...
Correction: A Doctor's Legacy storyDaily Journal

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