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Haiti President Martelly visits Haitian Diaspora in Spring Valley New York (PHOTOS)

Haiti President Martelly and Spring Valley Mayor Demeza Delhomme Haiti President Michel Martelly paid a visit to the Haitian Diaspora in Spring Valley, New York Wednesday, 30 Sept 2015... This the FIRST time ever that a sitting Haitian President as ever visited Spring Valley, says Demeza Delhomme, the Haitian Mayor of Spring Valley... more »

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, The Haitian-American who made History on Broadway, Died

PHOTO: Kyle Jean-Baptiste - Haitian-American Actor on Broadway This is a sad story... 21 year old Haitian-American Kyle Jean-Baptiste made history on Broadway as the first African American and the youngest person to ever play Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, on Broadway... Last week, Kyle fell to his death, four stories from a fire escape at his mothers apartment in Brooklyn New York... more »

Haiti Diaspora, Back To School: Parents who shop online for supplies save more than in Stores

PHOTO: School Supplies Aisle - Back To School Have you heard? When it comes to back to school supplies Amazon beat out two if its biggest competitors, Walmart and Target... It seems parents in the diaspora would save more money if they were to shop for back to school supplies online than in the stores... Question: How many Haitians parents actually shop online? more »

Haitian Boston Diaspora Mourns Death of Retired Policeman Yves Dambreville

PHOTO: Yves Dambreville, Retired Haitian-American Boston Policeman Haiti Diaspora News -- The Haitian community in Boston is mourning the death of one of their own, retired Haitian-American Boston police detective Yves Dambreville, 66, who was shot and killed in Port-au-Prince during a recent visit. more »

1 Haitian Murdered in Brazil, 5 others Wounded by Gunfire

Haitian Migration to Brazil We have just learned that A Haitian was killed and five others were wounded by gunfire last week in an attack orchestrated by Brazilians hostile to their presence in Sao Paulo (Brazil)... more »

Haiti Immigration - More and More Haitians Arriving from Dominican Republic

Dominican Customs Dajabon Ouanaminthe Border Haiti-Dominican Repatriation Update -- Reports are coming in from every corner of the Haiti-Dominican frontier about Haitians who were living in Dominican Republic returning home, many voluntarily, others are forced to leave... more »

Haiti - ONA Employees raise 2,000,000 Gourdes too assist Repatriated Haitian-Dominicans

Soy Dominicano Haiti - In order to assist the hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian decent who are about to be repatriated from the Dominican Republic, employees ONA have raised more than two million gourdes and placed in in a special fund called FONDSONA... more »

SOS... Hundreds of Thousands of Dominicans of Haitian Decent Are About to Loose Everything, Yet No One Seems to Care?

7 Dominicans in Champs-de-Mars Haiti begging for peace SOS... SOS... In the Dominican Republic, its government has passed laws... The Dominican government has publicly stated that mass deportations of its citizens of Haitian descent will commence on or about June 17, 2015. That government has massed a fleet of buses to deport these Dominicans to a land largely foreign to these people. The Dominican military, for its part, is ramping up efforts at collective deportations, according to reports, sweeping up anyone who "looks" Haitian, and dumping them in Haiti. Despite these horrors, no world leader and few media outlets are focusing on this very real human rights tragedy. more »

Question: Is Haiti ready to receive 300,000 Dominican sons and daughters of Haitian Immigrants?

Soy Dominicano Haiti Immigration News -- The Dominican Republic is getting ready to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian decent once the deadline to regularize foreigners in their country expires... Is Haiti READY for this impact? It will be have a HUGE impact of Haiti... more »

Haiti received 1.9 Billion Dollars from the Diaspora in 2014

USA Money dollar bill Can you believe this? Haitians in the diaspora sent a whopping 1.9 BILLION dollars in money transfers to their family and friends living in Haiti in the year 2014... That's not counting money sent in the pockets of Haitians traveling back to Haiti... more »