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10 Books About Haiti Recommended By Our Readers

Our beautiful Caribbean island of Haiti has a rich history full of vivid beauty and heartbreaking tragedy. We recently asked our readers on our social media platforms to recommend a few books they were reading or would recommend other Haitians to read. Here’s a list of the top ten recommendations. What are some additional books would you recommend?

Edwin Raymond Press Conference Thursday, June 25, 2020 Haitian-American activist and active NYPD Lieutenant Edwin Raymond is running for the New York City Council seat in District 40, which includes the communities of Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Kensington, Midwood, Prospect Park, and Prospect Lefferts Garden. A child of Haitian immigra

This weekend protests over the death of another black man killed by another white officer raged from coast to coast. Throughout the weekend, Abner Louima’s name started trending on Twitter. On Friday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo tweeted:  Rodney King. Abner Louima. Amadou Diallo. Sean Bell. Oscar Grant. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Laquan McDonal

Haiti has crossed the symbolic threshold of 1,174 confirmed cases of the coronavirus. For the first time in a single day, 111 cases of contamination were recorded.According to the latest report from health authorities, the number of cases is 1,174 in Haiti (39.7% women and 60.3% men).4 new deaths were recorded (3 in the West and 1 in the Nippes) br

Yves Jean-Bart © Getty Images Fifa on Monday suspended the president of Haiti’s football federation for 90 days pending an investigation into allegations he sexually abused teenage girls at the national training center. Yves Jean-Bart, 73, known as “Dadou”, the president of the Fédération Haïtienne De Football (FHF) since 2000, categorically denies

The body of former Haitian-American World Wrestling Entertainment star Shad Gaspard was found early Wednesday on Venice Beach, where he was caught in a rip current last weekend, police said. Officers were notified of the discovery just before 1:30 a.m. by a citizen who reported finding a body near 27th Avenue and Ocean Front Walk, the Los Angeles P

At the request of the editorial staff of Le Nouvelliste, engineer Jean Paul Coutard presented his latest creation posted a little earlier via a publication on his company's Facebook page, which received a lot of "likes" and joyful comments from him. users of this social network."It is an air-conditioned minibus with 30 seats, individual seats, with...

Haitian health authorities reported on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 27 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, a total of 209 cases (40.7% women and 59.3% men). In its press release, the ministry of health reports a 16th patient who died.The number of active cases in Haiti (excluding death and recovery) is 176 cases (+ 17.33%). 166 people are hospitalized an

Shutterstock/Gregory Reed Washington, D.C. – On Monday, Congresswoman Wilson introduced the Haitian Deportation Relief Act, which calls for the suspension of deportations of Haitian nationals until the COVID-19 pandemic has ended in both the United States and Haiti. The legislation also requires the Department of Homeland Security to prioritize mig

Clashes between "Baz Pilat" and Grand-Ravine on Thursday left at least six people dead, the newspaper learned from several sources. The chief prosecutor of Port-au-Prince, Me Jacques Lafontant, questioned Saturday by Le Nouvelliste, said to have learned from the chief commissioner, Serge Barreau, head of the capital's police station, that "two indi

The president of the Haitian Football Federation, Yves Jean Bart, denounces the rape accusations brought against him by the English newspaper The Guardian. He announces legal proceedings against the English daily newspaper which he accuses of having echoed the false allegations of his detractors.Mr. Jean Bart claims to have evidence that personalit...