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Rio 2016 - Haiti in the Olympics : Haitian Boxer Richardson Hitchins eliminated

PHOTO: Haitian Boxer Richardson Hitchins - Rio Olympics 2016 Haitian Boxer Richardson Hitchins' dream of wining in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro Brazil has been shattered. Richardson Hitchins lost to American boxer Gary Russell. more »

FLASH: 10 Haitian Immigrants found Dead in Nicaragua River

The Guayamouc River, Riviere Guayamouc, Hinche Haiti Haiti Immigration News - a total of 10 Haitian immigrants died in river in Nicaragua this week. These Haitians immigrants were attempting to leave Brazil and head to the United States and died in the process. more »

Why do Haiti medical labs charge so much more for their services?

David Malebranche and Sanjay Gupta I just met a Haitian woman who paid over $300 us for some medical tests because of some headaches she's been having. Unsatisfied with the results she decided to go to the neighboring Dominican Republic where she took the same tests for 2000+ pesos, a little bit over $50 US. more »

Why are Haitians so affraid of this Butterfly?

A Butterly in Haiti What is it with Haitians and Butterflies? -- My wife woke up this morning to go to the gym, she spotted a big brown butterfly at the gate. She rushes back and asks me to come outside and open the gate... LOL... more »

Some people in Haiti ONLY want to get PAID, they don't want to work, a businessman complains

Doing Business in Haiti - Business Tips I am beginning to notice that a some people in Haiti ONLY like to get paid, they want money to take care of their business but they don't want to put in the the hours. more »

Did you know? The U.S. invaded and occupied Haiti 101 years ago today

US Soldiers on the grounds of Haiti's National Palace Know your History -- Thursday July 28 2016 marks 101 years since the United State invaded Haiti... The U.S. occupation of Haiti began on Wednesday July 28, 1915, when 330 US Marines landed at Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on the authority of US President Woodrow Wilson. more »

Flying to Haiti? American Airlines now charges for all checked bags

American Airlines For all Haitian airline passengers who used to enjoy traveling with 2 big suitcases filled with goodies free of charge when flying American Airlines, things have changed... American Airlines now charges for all checked bags... more »

Haitian-Americans can send Money Transfers to Haiti but don't you dare enter politics

Pa Rele-m Diaspora, Mwen Se Haitien Why is it that Haitian politicians don't care who sends money transfers to Haiti... You can be are a legal resident, illegal immigrant in America, or a U.S. Citizen (Haitian-American), it doesn't matter. But as soon as you decide to come back home and you want to enter politics... OH NO... You're American, stay away!!! more »

Haiti - Loose your Haitian Passport, wait 6 Months to get a replacement

PHOTO - Haitian Passports If you have a Haitian passport, whatever you do, do not lose it because if you do, you will have to wait 3 to 6 months before you get a replacement. more »

Haitian Health Tips : Can I Eat Mangoes if I have Diarrhea

PHOTO: Haiti Mango - Mwen pwal manje mango nèt! Haitians love to eat mangoes but most will avoid it when they have diarrhea. Can you eat mangoes when you have diarrhea? The answer is YES... Find out why? Keep on reading... more »