Haitian Culture

The mission of this working group is to focus on discussions about Haitian culture.

Disaster, Music and Resilience in Haiti


Outpost - youtube.com - May 8, 2015

New Orleans musician and Outpost special correspondent Jon Batiste takes us to Haiti to meet (and jam with) the talented young musicians trying to make it despite having no local music industry to speak of. In the years since the devastating earthquake of 2010, music has exploded on the island – Outpost looks at where Haiti’s musicians are headed.

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Neglected Islanders Resist Plan for Haiti Tourism Revival


Artesia Suprice (C, yellow striped shirt) stands with her family outside their home which is one of dozens that will be expropriated by Haiti's government to make way for an international airport, on Ile-a-Vache island, off Haiti's south coast, March 25, 2014.
REUTERS/stringer

reuters.com - by David Adams - April 6, 2014

Haiti-Carnaval des Fleurs: Gov't Points to Economic Impact


President Michel Martelly at Presentation of 10 Queens of Carnaval Des Fleurs

defend.ht - July 30, 2012

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - On the opening night of the Carnaval Des Fleurs, the government defended the 65 million HTG project to organize the second three days of gras in Haiti this year. The administration is tipping the economic impact of the carnival for its justification, although it laments that there is no inventory structure for providing estimates of the impact.

Haiti: President Martelly Diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism Following Earlier Surgery

by Associated Press - The Washington Post - April 17, 2012

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An adviser to Haitian President Michel Martelly says that the leader has been diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism because of an earlier surgery.

Damian Merlo says the president’s chest was hurting and he followed a doctor’s order to seek medical attention in Miami. He took a commercial flight to Florida on Tuesday evening and has seen a doctor. Merlo said Wednesday that Martelly is in good health and is resting at a hospital.

Haiti Communitere

Haiti Communitere Sustainability Resource Center

The Haiti Communitere Sustainability Resource Center (HCSRC) is the collaborative efforts of our partner networks. The HCSRC is a place that fosters creativity and connectivity while inspiring the Haitian and International development efforts.

‘Haitian Masters’: 1950s-1980s


Peterson Laurent's "Rooster and Chicks" from the 1950s at Edward Thorp Gallery's show of Haitian painters. Edward Thorp Gallery

submitted by Shelly Chvotzkin

by Roberta Smith - The New York Times - April 5, 2012

210 11th Avenue, at 25th Street, Chelsea

Through April 14

Haiti: Tents Beyond Tents

Today, on the second anniversary of the earthquake that destroyed much of Port-au-Prince, we publish the first chapter in a 75-page comics journalism project focused on life in Haiti two years after the country was devastated by an earthquake that it is still recovering from. It was written by Pharés Jerome, a reporter for Le Nouvelliste, and drawn by perhaps the most talented comic artist working in Haiti today, Chevelin Pierre.

(SEE COMIC SLIDES IN THE LINK BELOW)

Haiti Prime Minister Garry Conille Resigns After Months in Office


FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2011 file photo, Haiti's Prime Minister Garry Conille attends a press conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Prime Minister Garry Conille resigned on Friday Feb. 24, 2012, according to a government official.
Dieu Nalio Chery, File / AP Photo

Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille, facing days of political pressure from the president, sent a resignation letter to President Michel Martelly.

by Jacqueline Charles - The Miami Herald - February 24, 2012

Live Stream - Haiti's *HT* National Carnaval Aux Cayes 2012

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