Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami This community arts center/museum is a local beacon of inspiration. The Complex showcases Haitian art, sculpture and crafts; offers classes – like screen printing and Afro- Caribbean folk dancing and has performances in a 300-seat theatre. Residents and visitors will gain exposure to Afro-Caribbean culture, entertain and develop new talent and expand their knowledge … Read more

DuSable Park Close to Becoming Reality, at Moment When Its Namesake Has Never Been More Relevant

WTTW, Patty Wetli | August 28, 2020 On Saturday morning, representatives from various organizations will gather for the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the bust of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, commemorating the death more than 200 years ago of Chicago’s first non-native settler. The occasion always inspires reverence, said Serge JC Pierre-Louis, founder and past president … Read more

Haiti and Turkey announce strategic …

Haiti and Turkey announce strategic energy partnership to boost struggling electricity sector PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu hailed the announcement of a strategic partnership between the Haitian and Turkish Governments, including an energy agreement between the Haitian Government and Karpowership, an energy company that builds and operates floating … Read more

Haitian Immigrants in the United States

Migration Policy Institute, By Kira Olsen-Medina and Jeanne Batalova, August 12, 2020 The United States is the top global destination for Haitian migrants, although significant migration is relatively recent. The first major Haitian arrivals had escaped during the brutal, three-decade-long Duvalier father-son dictatorship, the collapse of which in 1986 led to political and economic chaos … Read more

Thank You Congressman John Lewis

Thank you Congressman John Lewis for your sacrifices and for the love you have for humanity.  We are all God’s creation and all bleed one blood.  My condolences to the Lewis family.  The spirit of John Lewis lives on. Jean St.Lot-Gervais President, Le Flambeau Foundation, Inc. Son of Senator Emile Saint-Lôt, Co-Signatory of the Universal … Read more