Tuesday , March 19 2019

politics

Vice

Film Review by Kam Williams   Christian Bale Morphs into Dick Cheney in Seriocomic Biopic Who is the real Dick Cheney (Christian Bale) and how did he become the most powerful vice president in U.S. history? Those are the fundamental questions explored by Vice, an alternately hilarious and sobering biopic …

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Haitian Times News Roundup – Dec. 21

Haiti Symposium on Awareness around the Importance of Fortified Products in Haiti The Partnership of the Americas and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), organized a symposium to raise awareness about fortified products yesterday. Bakery owners spoke about the state of micronutrients in Haiti, among other panel discussions, Le …

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Haiti to conduct survey of all nationals in the Diaspora

PORT AU RINCE, Haiti, CMC – Haiti has signed an agreement that will allow the Haiti Renewal Alliance” (HRA) to conduct an inventory of all Haitians in the Diaspora worldwide. The agreement was signed by Marnatha Irene Ternier, the Minister of Haitians Living Abroad (MHAVE) and HRA president Firmin Baker …

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In Their Own Words: Haiti’s Rich Culture Through 8 Haitian Novels

Haiti is the birthplace of a rich literary heritage that deserves more attention. Often painted in mainstream media as a country plagued by difficulties, Haitian entrepreneurs, artists and innovators are rewriting that narrative. The struggles that Haiti has faced do not overshadow its rich culture and history or the vibrant …

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Holidays at the Pearl: Haitian Fashion Designer and D.C. Embassy Hosts Holiday Shopping Experience

With the holiday season in full swing, Dayanne Danier, designer of Bien Abyé hosted “Holidays at the Pearl,” a pop-up shop that featured Haitian-made gifts and trinkets for sale just in time for the holiday shopping season. After the success of last year’s event, both Bien Abyé and the Embassy of …

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Haitian Times News Roundup – Dec. 20

Haiti Haiti : PetroCaribe Sit-in Held in front of Primature Several young people gathered in front of the Primature in a sit-in to demand accountability on the management of Petrocaribe funds. These young people, who got together with the Rally of Engaged Organizations, have dressed in yellow vests and jerseys …

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5 Gifts that Give Back With a Haiti Focus

By Elizabeth Hazard Now’s the time for giving, so why not make it about giving back as well? If you’re still on the hunt for that special something for someone in your life, we’ve rounded up a few items that donate a portion of proceeds to charities in Haiti. Thoughtful …

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Haitians in America: This Industrial Designer seeks to ‘Speak Differently’ on new language app

  By Bianca Silva Sheilla Sanon wants to make learning a new language a bit easier. Earlier this year, she developed Lexiconvo, an app that will soon be available on iPhone devices, which allows the user access to resources from articles to podcasts in their desired language. Even more fascinating: …

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Haitian Cuisine Takes the Spotlight at the United Nations

Chef Ash speaks to guests during the UN Chef Take Over at the United Nations. Photograph by Bianca Silva By Bianca Silva When Best Dressed Plate organizer Nneka Nurse looked into holding an event paying homage to Caribbean cuisine, she decided to make a big leap. “It came to me. …

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Haitians, Jews, Muslims Come Together For Unity in Action Holiday Party

Over 400 people filled and partied at the Bridge Multicultural Advocacy Project Center, 1894 Flatbush Avenue, on Sunday for its “Annual Unity In Action  Event,” honoring the international and diplomatic communities of Haiti and, Israel. With Felina Backer & the Artistique Sound Band providing the best live music this reporter has seen …

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