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Haiti President Martelly - Caricom Chairman

Haiti President Martelly - Caricom Chairman

Haiti president Michel Martelly became the first Haitian president to hold the post of Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) since Haiti joined the organization in 2002.

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Christalie Parisot On NBC Miami Non Stop

Christalie Parisot On NBC Miami Non Stop

Christalie Parisot is the first Haitian to have a show on NBC.

Christalie Parisot is the daughter of longtime Haitian radio and television personality Elizabeth Guerin.

See Christalie Parisot On NBC Miami Non Stop

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Andre Birotte Jr, Haitian-American Inspector General of the LAPD

Andre Birotte Jr, Haitian-American Inspector General of the LAPD

Here is a photo of Andre Birotte Jr., the Haitian American Inspector General of the LAPD.

On December 24, 2009, during a news conference in Los Angeles, US President Barack Obama nominated Haitian-American Andre Birotte Jr. to become the next U.S. attorney for the Central District of California.

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Noramie F Jasmin, First Female Haitian-American Mayor in New York

Noramie F Jasmin, First Female Haitian-American Mayor in New York

Noramie Festa Jasmin, previously a trustee and deputy mayor of Spring valley, was sworn in as mayor on Monday December 7, 2009.

Noramie F. Jasmin is the first woman to hold the title of "Mayor of Spring Valley NY" since the incorporation of the village in 1902.

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Edner Paul

Edner Paul

Edner Paul, a Haitian immigrant and John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science student, has a full scholarship to MIT.

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Reggie Fils-Aime

Reggie Fils-Aime

Reginald "Reggie" Fils-Aime is Haitian-American and the President and Chief Operating Officer of Nintendo America.

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Joseph Phillippe Lemercier Laroche

Joseph Phillippe Lemercier Laroche

Joseph Phillippe Lemercier Laroche was the only black man to perish in the Titanic.

Leonardo DiCaprio's role in the movie TITANIC could have easily been played by a Black man and it would have been historically accurate.

Read more here:
http://www.haitianinternet.com/articles.php/428

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Barack Obama, Michaelle Jean

Barack Obama, Michaelle Jean

Here is a photo of President Obama and Canada Governor General Michaelle Jean

President Obama met with Governor General Michaelle Jean on his First trip to Canada

Read more about it here:

President Obama wants to discuss Haiti with Michaelle Jean

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Senator Kwame Raoul and Chris Matthews on MSNBC

Senator Kwame Raoul and Chris Matthews on MSNBC

Here is a still photo of Haitian-American Senator Kwame Raoul being interviewed by Chris Matthews on MSNBC's "Hardball"

Senator Kwame Raoul fill the vacant seat left by Barack Obama when he became a U.S. Senator.

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Kwame Raoul On MSNBC Hardball

Kwame Raoul On MSNBC Hardball

Here is a still photo of Haitian-American Senator Kwame Raoul being interviewed by Chris Matthews on MSNBC's "Hardball"

Senator Kwame Raoul fill the vacant seat left by Barack Obama when he became a U.S. Senator.

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