First thing, Jonel is a guy who likes to think he has the sense of humor. Almost everybody thinks they have the sense of humor until proven wrong. The sense of humor is like common sense, everyone thinks they have it until they hear “you’re not funny at all”. Jonel thinks he is funny though, and those who say the opposite are just haters.
“Nous sommes Charlie” (We are Charlie) was a trending hashtag on social media after January 7, 2015, the day a French satirical newspaper called “Charlie Hebdo” was attacked by three gunmen killing twelve people, including four famous France cartoonists.
A new year has come. As usual, many resolutions are being taken, even the resolution of not taking any or to stop taking them. But first of all, many of you think of wishing their relatives and friends the best wishes you can think of for this New Year. Maybe some of you -like me- are worrying so much that, at the end of the first day of the year, you even checked your phone, e-mail or Facebook friends list to see who you could have forgotten.
From 2 to 7 of December 2014, Miami was the world’s capital of Art. Art Basel was the place to be and many people were there just for the Art. I must say that Miami, which is more of a Latin than an American city, is the right place for such an event.
Jonel Juste, journaliste, poète et nouvelliste, est né à Port-au-Prince le 2 octobre 1980. Il est notamment l’auteur du recueil de poèmes : Carrefour de Nuit. Publié en France aux Editions Edilivre en 2012, Carrefour de Nuit contient à la fois des poèmes, des nouvelles, des récits et des parodies un peu à la manière du grand et populaire poète français Jacques Prévert dont Jonel Juste est un admirateur.
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MIAMI-Deux écrivains majeurs de la littérature haïtienne étaient présents à la Foire du Livre de Miami le samedi 22 novembre 2014. Frank Etienne et Edwige Danticat ont représenté Haïti à la plus grande foire du livre des Etats-Unis qui s’était déroulée du 16 au 23 novembre écoulée.