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Acariciando El Chivo (Caressing the Goat) by Scherezade Garcia (Photo by Vania Andre via The Haitian Times)

Artists from DR and Haiti Explore a Complicated Past

Caribbean, Culture, History March 19, 2018 at 3:54 pm

BRIC is holding an exhibit of artists from Haiti, the Dominican Republic and their diasporas through April 29, report The Haitian Times and Brooklyn Paper.

Times Square, Jan. 15, 2018 (Photo by Garry Pierre-Pierre via The Haitian Times)

Getting Out the Haitian Vote After Trump’s Comments

Caribbean, New York, Politics January 19, 2018 at 4:40 pm

The Haitian Times takes a look at how the community’s response to recent comments and actions by Trump could translate into votes come Election Day.

On Nov. 18, community leaders and elected officials marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to call for an extension of TPS. Photo Credit: Fabiola Jean

Temporary Protected Status to End for Haitians

Caribbean, Government, Immigration November 21, 2017 at 5:05 pm

The Haitian Times covers the Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for nearly 60,000 Haitians living in the U.S.

(Image via The Haitian Times)

Haitian Groups to Rally for TPS

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Immigration November 14, 2017 at 3:28 pm

Haitian organizations will hold a rally Nov. 18 at Cadman Plaza to seek an extension of Temporary Protected Status, reports The Haitian Times.

Candidates for the 40th District City Council seat: Brian Cunningham (left) and incumbent Mathieu Eugene (Photo via The Haitian Times)

A ‘Game Changer’ in the Flatbush Race?

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Elections 2017 November 6, 2017 at 5:07 pm

The Haitian Times looks at the 40th district City Council race between Mathieu Eugene, the first Haitian elected to the Council, and challenger Brian Cunningham who has received the support of the Working Families Party.

District Leader Vote Could Make History for Haitians

District Leader Vote Could Make History for Haitians

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Elections 2016, Politics September 12, 2016 at 3:31 pm

A win in the Sept. 13 primaries for Josue Pierre, the candidate running to become the 42nd Assembly male district leader, means control of the Democratic Party in Flatbush for the Haitian community, reports The Haitian Times.

New York City Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett with Errol Louis, Director of Urban Reporting  at the CUNY J-School and political anchor at NY1 News at the Jan. 28 briefing at the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY J-School (Photo by Yeo Ram Choi for Voices of NY)

Dr. Bassett on Zika, Neighborhoods and Other Health Concerns

Communities, Featured Posts, Health, New York, Voices' Picks January 28, 2016 at 7:28 pm

Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett spoke about a range of subjects, from Zika to health inequities across neighborhoods, at a Newsmakers briefing sponsored by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media.

(Photo via The Haitian Times)

Opinion: ‘We Are All Immigrants of Some Nation’

Caribbean, Dominican, Opinion July 8, 2015 at 4:53 pm

An editorial in The Haitian Times explores the broader implications of the Dominican Republic’s actions against Dominico-Haitians.

Dominicans protest deportations in their home country, in front of the Dominican consulate near Times Square. (Image via video)

Dominicans in NYC Protest Country’s Deportation of Haitians

Dominican, Manhattan June 19, 2015 at 6:10 pm

Dominicans rallied in front of the Dominican consulate in a show of solidarity with those of Haitian descent facing deportation in the Dominican Republic, reports The Haitian Times.

Ángel Gil says that his family lives in the countryside and that his neighbors are Haitian. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Haitians and Dominicans: Divided Views in NYC

Caribbean, Dominican, Manhattan June 18, 2015 at 4:57 pm

The Dominican community is divided regarding the impending massive deportation of undocumented Haitian immigrants back home, El Diario reports.

Panelists Marie-Claude Jean-Baptiste and Samuel Martinez at the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York meeting. (Photo by Vania Andre via Haitian Times)

Dominican Citizenship Law: One Year Later

Caribbean, Dominican, In the News September 26, 2014 at 4:52 pm

The Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York met recently to review the effect of the Dominican ruling one year ago stripping Dominicans of Haitian descent of citizenship, Haitian Times reports.

Protest in favor of TPS extension at 26 Federal Plaza. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

New Yorkers Call for TPS Extension

Central American, Immigration, New York November 7, 2017 at 4:42 pm

As Central Americans are at risk of deportation because of termination of protection status, New York activists and advocates warn of devastating consequences for hundreds of thousands of families across the country, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Miguel Carrasquillo – in the photo with his mother Nilsa Centeno - died in June without receiving the assistance for which he fought so hard. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Growing Latino Push for Assisted Dying Laws in NY  

Health, Latino, New York November 2, 2016 at 2:44 pm

In spite of religious beliefs, more Hispanic activists, elected officials and relatives of deceased patients support the approval of a state law to allow terminally ill people to receive medical aid in dying, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Looking for an ‘Invisible’ Immigrant Community

Looking for an ‘Invisible’ Immigrant Community

Two investigators trace the little-known migration of Spaniards to the U.S. from 1868 to 1945.

One-Man Orchestra Behind 17-yr-o Romanian Paper

One-Man Orchestra Behind 17-yr-o Romanian Paper

For 17 years, Grigore L. Culian has almost single-handedly managed the weekly Romanian-language newspaper New York Magazin from his home in Queens.