'Haitian Temptation' Will Get Nat'l Title Shot
Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth, Minn.-based professional boxer Al 'Haitian Temptation' Sands will fight next month for the vacant North American Boxing Association (NABA) U.S. Cruiserweight title, it was announced by Jungle Boy Boxing on Thursday ...
U.S. State Dept. Updates Haiti Travel Warning, March 13, 2014eNews Park ForestWashington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--March 13, 2014. The Department of State has issued this Travel Warning to inform U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Haiti about the security s...Read More »
Quinnipiac student returns to Haiti to help change lives, fight human trafficking – New Haven Register
Quinnipiac student returns to Haiti to help change lives, fight human trafficking
New Haven Register
HAMDEN >> When Nina Brandi left Haiti two years ago, she knew one day she wanted to return to shine a light on the Restavec Freedom Alliance, a group that works to stop human trafficking. And now, the Quinnipiac University student's personal experience ...
Brazilian commander to take over Haiti UN peacekeeping forceMiamiHerald.comUNITED NATIONS -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday appointed Lt. Gen. Jose Luiz Jaborandy, Jr., a Brazilian military commander, to head the peacekeeping mission in Hait...Read More »
Chicago filmmaker experiences life in Haiti while documenting philanthropist’s … – Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago filmmaker experiences life in Haiti while documenting philanthropist's ...
Filmmaker Jack Newell and veteran builder Tim Myers wondered those same things shortly after undertaking very different but long interrelated projects in the small and poverty-stricken Haitian town of l'Artibonite, about two hours south of the country ...
Dominican Republic President Medina Speaks About Ending Constitutional ...Black Voice NewsShould we accept the word of the President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina when it comes to ending the abusive treatment of Haitians in the DR? Because w...Read More »
Activists Confront Boehner at Diner, Again
In a video documenting the exchange, Veronica Zavaleta - an undocumented immigrant from Tennessee who has a son going to college in Kentucky – tells Boehner “I really want to know why you have broken the dream of the DREAMERS." Boehner can also ...
Haitian Heritage Museum marks 10-year anniversary
The South Florida Times
Miami — When it was Haitian Heritage Museum Executive Director Eveline Pierre's time to speak at the museum's 10th anniversary gala, she gave a heartfelt speech about the future of the museum. Pierre announced that the museum has established an ...
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Int'l Women's Day: Unity against racism, sexism, war and poverty
Before the march began, a powerful women's assembly at the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Memorial paid homage to the 146 garment workers, mainly immigrant girls and women, who perished in a fire when bosses locked the exits in 1911. Speakers there stated ...
Leyla McCalla's Cello Gently Weeps
The New Orleans resident was born in Queens, New York, to Haitian immigrant parents, and raised in New Jersey. The 28-year-old is often attracted to songs that are “very depressing” and about difficult times in life or in a culture. “The thread is ...