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Haitian American

LOOK: Best Haitian Food In Miami

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 12.17.2012 | Miami

Ask a Haitian mother for food, and she'll feed you to until you can eat no further. Massive portions and interesting characters can be found in the...

Trip to Haiti #22: Some Changes at Bottom, Same Old Stuff at Top

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

My 22nd trip to Haiti since 2001, the third since the earthquake of January 12. Probably over 250,000 dead more than six months ago. The exact figur...

A Helping Hand, Then a Slap in the Face: U.S. Immigration Enforcement Policies Cause More Suffering

Marjorie Valbrun | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marjorie Valbrun

It was with deep disappointment that we learned last week that some of the people who were evacuated from Haiti by U.S. Marines in the chaotic days after the earthquake had been jailed in immigration detention centers from the first day they arrived here.

Haiti Is Not Where I Live

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

It is difficult to frame the state of being Haitian-American. The negotiation of this identity is a continuous process, one that is sped along by the January 12th earthquake.

Aftershock and the Haitian Amputees

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

I am taken back to a course I took at New York University where I was challenged to look at communities around the world and recognize the impact social, economic, and political standing have in deciding one's life trajectory. In Haiti, socioeconomic stature will now be dictated for many on the absence or presence of a limb.

SEC Charges 3 Men In $14 Million Ponzi Scheme That Targeted Haitians In Florida, New Jersey

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI — Three men are accused of running a Ponzi scheme that scammed more than $14 million from hundreds of Haitian-American investors in South ...

My Lament for Haiti

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

Friends call and ask, "Have you heard from your family?" "What can we do?" People are missing; in a country where communication is poor, this earthquake has served to compound the problem.

Haiti Earthquake: Haitian-Americans Await Word From Families

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIAMI — Teachers in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood used the simplest terms they could Wednesday to explain the devastating earthquake that ra...

Genius: a Talk With Edwidge Danticat

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

"When [my first novel] was just published, people walked up to me and told me that someone who worked at their house is Haitian," Danticat said. "Now there are a number of people telling me that their doctor is Haitian."

Fonkoze: Haitian Diaspora Unites Across U.S.

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

"The Diaspora is the driving force for the economic development of the country, but in order to reach that objective, overseas Haitians need to be organized locally, state-wide, and nationally."