I wish Vladjimir will have a second chance to live

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This week I posted the hashtag #JeSuisVladjimirLegagneur (I am Vladjimir Legagneur) on my Facebook profile, and I really mean it because I’ve been in the same situation. I can relate to Vladjimir’s ordeal, and I’m here to tell my story. Continue reading “I wish Vladjimir will have a second chance to live”

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CNN, You’re Part of the Problem Too

cnnHello CNN. I’m glad you pointed out racism and ignorance when it comes to Haiti and African countries. Anderson Cooper’s response to the s…hole comment was on point, and we Haitians thank him for it. What Trump did was awful, but did you know, CNN, that you’re also part of the problem? Continue reading “CNN, You’re Part of the Problem Too”

Goumen Kreyòl ak Franse, De Lang Peyi Dayiti

Haiti flag  combined with france flagKreyòl ak Franse se de lang ofisyèl peyi dayiti. Jouk jounen jodi a, anpil diskisyon ap fèt sou plas ak itilite de lang sa yo nan sosyete Ayisyen an. Tankou anpil Ayisyen, mwen gen yon rapò konplike ak de lang sa yo. M renmen toulede men li pa fasil pou jere yo. Kèk fwa yap goumen nan tèt mwen. Yo trennen anpil ideyoloji ak yo. Continue reading “Goumen Kreyòl ak Franse, De Lang Peyi Dayiti”

Jason Derulo, the Haitian of the Hour

 

By Jonel Juste

deruloThe singer, hitmaker, dancer and TV personality Jason Derulo is everywhere. He’s on many TV sets, invited to popular shows; he’s a judge on famous dance and song contests, and his latest song “Swalla” is a smashing hit. Jason is everywhere showing his true colors, the red and blue. For this young generation, he’s surely the Haitian of the hour.

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May 18th is Haitian Flag Day

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Flag Day, May 18, 1803, commemorates the date when Haitian leaders of slave troops fighting for freedom in Haiti eliminated the white stripe from the French flag to illustrate their unity. They created a new flag from the remaining blue and red stripes, fought on, and declared independence the following New Year’s Day. The Haitian flag was sewed by Catherine Flon. 

O Time, Let Me Be A Witness!

by Jonel Juste

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“If only I could turn back the hands of time” is something people generally say when it is too late. When we actually can’t do anything about the past, many of us wish we could change it for the best. Time travel is a long-cherished dream.

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Jonel Juste

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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