The Haitian community in Miami has won a great victory on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Under the leadership of Chairman Keon Hardemon, the City of Miami Commission voted unanimously to designate Little Haiti as an official Miami neighborhood and to establish its legal boundaries on the Miami-Dade map.
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La communauté haïtienne de Miami a remporté une grande victoire le jeudi 26 mai 2016. La commission municipale de Miami-Dade a voté à l’unanimité la reconnaissance officielle du quartier historique haïtien appelé Little Haiti» (Petite Haiti) et sa délimitation sur la carte géographique de Miami-Dade. Continue reading “Haiti-USA : Une grande victoire pour Little Haiti”
by Jonel Juste
He was born on January 19, 1999 in Canada (1) to Greek and Canadian parents who met in college (2). At his birth, their baby weighted 138 g. He was Black, his name was Berry. Later on, everybody called him BlackBerry.
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Human rights activist Yeonmi Park fled North Korea with her mother in 2007 at age 13 and eventually made it to South Korea two years later after a harrowing ordeal. In her book “In Order to Live”, she exposed the cruelty of the North Korean oppressive regime and the viciousness of the human trafficking in China. As a Haitian who can relate to her story, after reading the book, we wrote an open letter to the author. Continue reading “In Order to Live: From North Korea to Haiti”
By Jonel Juste
Anjali Ramkissoon. This is a name no one really knew until now. A name we wish we knew in other circumstances rather than a fourth-year neurology resident insulting and attacking an Uber driver. Even worse, the young Miami doctor is perceived as gaining fame in the mainstream media for assaulting someone. Continue reading “Gaining Fame for Assault”
The Grasshopper and the Ant were friends. Not really BFF’s, as we could say today, but they were two buddies who used to hang out sometimes. The two friends had, however, two opposite personalities; the Ant was a hard worker while the Grasshopper was more of a reveler, a singer, an artist. While the Ant was working 24 hours a day, the Grasshopper was going to the clubs, partying with his friends until the morning.
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