Ex-President of Haiti Put Under House Arrest

The deteriorating political climate in Haiti took an unusual and confusing turn this week when Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the twice-exiled former president of Haiti, was ordered by a court not to leave his home as part of a corruption investigation. The move drew immediate complaints from his supporters that no such sanction existed and that it […]

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Congratulations Joseph Makhandal Champagne, Jr – Mayor, South Toms River

Attorney Joseph Makhandal Champagne, a member of the Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network executive board, becomes the first elected Haitian-American Mayor in New Jersey’s History and the first elected Black-American Mayor in the history of the whole Ocean County composing nearly 30 towns. Congrats Makhandal!!! Bravo brother! Makandal Lives!!!! Makandal, the Haitian historical figure whose name […]

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Create Jobs for Haitian Farmers

Our society tends to think about business as the enemy of the environment and of trees. It’s no wonder, given the things businesses have done. It’s very easy to blame them for all the things wrong with the world. It happens because most of the time we use business to make as much money as we can, forgetting about the damages they do to the planet and to people. However, we should remember that businesses do what people make them do. If you want to solve people’s problems, businesses can help you do that too.

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The National Association of Haitian Professionals

The National Association of Haitian Professionals (NAHP) to Host 3rd Annual Conference on Haiti Diaspora Engagement at Harvard University

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The Zen Haitian

Chantal Laurent This blog is an attempt to document the struggles–past and present of Haitians living in Ayiti and in the Haitian diaspora. Haitians have a proud history that is often misunderstood and discounted. It is my hope to tell that story while shedding light on what is happening now. Other topics often covered by […]

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