Tag Archive | "Haiti"

Haitian-Americans climb up the greasy pole of politics in New York

A year after Rodneyse Bichotte became the first Haitian-American woman elected in New York state, she’s learned the sometimes delicate balancing act that’s needed to represent a diverse constituency.

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Haitian diaspora prepares for presidential election

Haitians in the diaspora think that only their increased involvement in the country’s politics will produce progress. But they don’t have the right to vote in the country’s Oct. 25 election, and few expect that to change any time soon.

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As Tech Costs Decline, Haitian PirateRadio Thrives

With New York’s usable radio frequencies entirely snatched up, an increasing number of Creole-language radio stations are broadcasting illegally.

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Inspired by Haitian Spirits, Crown Heights Artist Takes Manhattan

The Agora Gallery in Chelsea will be showcasing the work of Brooklyn-based painter Shakespeare Guirand until mid-October.

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