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Tennis - Haitian Coach Dad Leonard Francois will not coach Naomi Osaka next year

Japanese Tennis Champion Naomi Osaka and her Haitian Dad Leonard Francois After Naomi Osaka's Haitian father Leonard Francois took over the role as her temporary coach following a series of losses with coach coach Jermaine Jenkins, Naomi won 2 consecutive titles; however, daddy won't coach her next hear. more »

Haiti Peyi Lock, manje pa ka rantre lavil, neg andeyo ap byen pase!

Yon plat mayi moulen, sos pwa ak legim san vyann There is an advantage to living in a Haitian province close to the countryside, you get fresh plant based foods everyday at the local market whether or not Port-au-Prince is in ""Peyi Lock" mode. more »

My old Haitian father swears Haiti would be better off with the old Haitian Army Les Forces Armees d'Haiti (FADH)

Les Forces Armees d'Haiti (FADH) "Sou lame, bagay sa yo patap pase" -- under the old Haitian army, these things would not be happening -- My old Haitian father said watching all the chaos happening in Haiti these days from a distance in the diaspora. more »

How Bill and Hillary Clinton's involvement in Haiti affected the country

President Bill Clinton and President Rene Preval on a Road Trip, Preval is driving When Bill and Hillary Clinton traveled to the Caribbean nation of Haiti as newlyweds in 1975, they were enchanted. Bill had recently lost a race for Congress back home in Arkansas, but by the time they returned to the US, he had set his mind to running for Arkansas state attorney general, a decision which would put him on the path to the White House. "We have had a deep connection to and with Haiti ever since," Hillary later said. more »

Naomi Osaka chose her Japanese nationality over US Citizenship

Haitian-Japanese Tennis Player Naomi Osaka in Haiti visiting a Kindergarten her Haitian father built long ago It's official, Haitian-Japanese Tennis start Naomi Osaka has decided to take sole Japanese nationality over American nationality to compete for Japan on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. more »

Naomi Osaka moves back into the Top 3 after winning Beijing China

Naomi Osaka vs Ashleigh Barty - China Open Haitians in Tennis - After picking up back to back titles in Osaka Japan and in Beijing China, Haitian-Japanese Naomi Osaka moved back into the Top 3 of the WTA Rankings. more »

Deportation of illegal Haitians who survived Hurricane Dorian will resume in the Bahamas, Prime Minister said

PHOTO: Bahamas Immigration officers deporting Haitian illegal immigrants The Bahamas has decided to resume deportation of undocumented Haitians who survived Hurricane Dorian after a a temporary prohibition of an deportation activities for Haitians who survived Hurricane Dorian rand its course. more »

Naomi Osaka's Haitian father is coaching her once again

Naomi Osaka, her Haitian Father Leonard Francois and her Australian Open championship Trophy Haitian Japanese Tennis champion Naomi Osaka is being coached once again by her Haitian father Leonard Francois after she parted ways Jermaine Jenkins and things are going great for her since. more »

Tennis: Haitian-Japanese Naomi Osaka wins China Open WTA Final

Naomi Osaka vs Ashleigh Barty - China Open Haitian-Japanese Naomi Osaka picks up her 5th career title and knocks out the world champion Ashleigh Barty in the process at the China Open Women's Singles WTA in Beijing Sunday. more »

Confessions of a young Haitian-American stuck in "Peyi Lock" Haiti!

Black Smoke in the skies above Haiti from Haitian-American stuck in Peyi Lock Haiti, 30 September 2019 Port-au-Prince, Peyi Lock Haiti, September 30th, 2019 -- I was laying down on my bed, I looked out the window and noticed that the sky was completely grey. Now, this is interesting because just a minute ago the sky was blue and clear. more »