Haitian Diaspora News

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Haiti France : L'ecrivain Haitien Makenzy Orcel, Laureat du prix Louis Guilloux 2016

Le prix Louis Guilloux, qui récompense chaque année un écrivain s'inscrivant dans la "lignée littéraire" de l'auteur de "La maison du peuple", a été attribué ce week-end à Saint-Brieuc à l'écrivain haïtien Makenzy Orcel pour son roman "L'ombre animale", publié aux éditions Zulma.

Haitian Political Activist Fritz St Louis Murdered in Venezuela

Fritz St Louis, a political activist and member of the community of Haitian immigrants in Venezuela was assassinated Saturday by gunmen, Venezuelan authorities said... Fritz St Louis was shot many times by unknown gunmen at his residence...

Reynold Verret, Born in Haiti, head of Xavier University of Louisiana

Haiti Diaspora News -- Haitian born professor Reynold Verret has just been installed as the sixth President of Xavier University of Louisiana...

Unlimited Calls to Haiti - Call one Person in Haiti anytime, Talk as much as you want...

Did you know? There is a simple way to make unlimited calls to Haiti from the USA... A friend of mine has a great service that offers an UNLIMITED Haiti calling plan that allows you to call one person in Haiti anytime, talk as much as you want...

WOW... 'No Haitians' Help Wanted Ad in New York Pennysaver, can you Believe this?

Can you believe this? In the year 2015, a racist ad in the a New York pennysaver reads: 'NO HAITIANS'... Seriously???

Haiti Immigration - 4800 Haitians Kicked out of Dominican Republic in 2 months

Haiti Immigration/Emigration Update -- A top Dominican immigration official revealed 4,800 Haitians have been repatriated to Haiti since 14 August 2015... Compare that to 8 Cubans, 4 Iraqis, 2 Colombians, 1 Italian, 1 German and 1 Dutch repatriated to their respective countries...

American missionary Roberta Edwards Killed in Haiti in Her Car

Bad News... Port-au-Prince Haiti -- American missionary Roberta Edwards was shot and killed in her car by gunmen Monday. A 4-year-old child who was with her at the time was kidnapped, authorities said...

FLASH : Haitian North Miami School Principal Jean Coty Ridore Arrested on Corruption Charges

Haiti Diaspora News -- Have you heard? Haitian North Miami Senor High's night school principal Jean Coty Ridore was arrested monday on corruption charges... An undercover policeman recorded Ridore taking $1,000 cash to hire him as a no show employee...

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

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...

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

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...