Haitian Diaspora News

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Haitian-Dominican Fate: A Largely Ignored Human Rights Tragedy

Who is doing what about the Dominican Republic Constitutional Court ruling to strip the citizenship of persons of Haitian lineage born in the Dominican Republic after 1929? Have you heard anything? Sanctions? Boycotts? Anything?

Haitian runners ready to take on NYC Marathon

Five Haitian runners are set to take on the New York City Marathon on Sunday. The three men and two women, making their first visit to the U.S., are being sponsored by J/P Haitian Relief Organization, a nonprofit started by actor Sean Penn after the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti in 2010.

Haitian Life In Brasil - How is it? Do you know?

Do you know any Haitians living Brasil? Are you Haitian Living in Brazil? How is it over there? --- Many people have been asking me if I know how it is for the Haitians Diaspora in Brazil. I know in life there is always good news and bad news. What do you now about life for Haitians in Brazil? Good... Bad... Tell us...

Palito de Coco, Star of a TV Commercial to Sell Cars in the United States

Haitian singer "Palito de Coco", has been hired as the star for the filming of a television commercial for a vehicle sales company in the United States... Play Palito's Ringtone inside the dealership and get an instant $500 discount...

Poukisa yon Ayisyen al SENDOMENG? - Tout moun kap vini RD dwe li mesaj sa a anvan yo vini

Not enpotan: Chak ayisyen ki ta vle vini nan peyi Repiblik Dominikèn ta dwe li atik sa anvan li pran desizyon final la.. Se yon konsèy men se pa yon obligasyon...

Born in The Bahamas, DEPORTED to Haiti - A True Story

Can you be DEPORTED to Haiti even if you were not born there? YES YOU CAN! --- The other day, a good of friend of mine told me a story about a young man, born in The Bahamas, who was deported to Haiti... Unbelievable? Believe it... He was scheduled for deportation from the United States, The Bahamas refused to receive him although he was born there, so they sent him to Haiti...

Haitien Sen Domeng ap plenyen, anpil ap pedi travay yo

Konbyen Haitien ki pedi job yo deja nan Sen Domeng??? --- Mwen sot rankontre ak yon dam ki genyen yon bon bout tan ap travay nan yon Pica Pollo nan Sen Domeng. Li dim li sanle pedi travay li paske, soudenman, patron li ap mande li papye travay...

Wanna take a picture with "Palito de Coco?" Get in line... LOL...

Look at this photo... Palito de Coco is surrounded by fans just waiting to take a picture with him... Eveyone is snap! snap! snapping pictures of Palito with their smartphones...

Love thy neighbor? Not when it comes to the Dominican Republic and Haiti

The guardian has just published an article with a very strong title: "Love thy neighbor? Not when it comes to the Dominican Republic and Haiti." The article says: "While the Dominican Republic has relied on these migrant workers to provide cheap labour for their sugar cane harvests and also in the building trades, some politicians have tried to win political capital by demonizing them."

Amnesty International: Dominican Republic must retract ruling that could leave thousands stateless

Amnesty International says the Dominican Republic should not implement a Constitutional Court ruling that could leave hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of foreign descent (mostly Haitians) stateless. If implemented in this way, the ruling would violate the Dominican's Republic human rights obligations.