Caribbean

Haitian Chef on Food and Other ‘Recipes for Success’

Haitian Chef on Food and Other ‘Recipes for Success’

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Food, Video July 20, 2017 at 10:29 am

BRIC TV speaks to Sendy Chancy, whose passion for cooking Haitian dishes has led her to relaunch her YouTube channel.

HALANY President Ritha Pierre (left) and Rodney Pepe-Souvenir were just two of the many lawyers on hand during HALANY’s Temporary Protected Status renewal clinic held in Flatbush in June. (Photo courtesy of HALANY via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Haitian Attorneys Hold TPS Clinics in Flatbush

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Immigration July 17, 2017 at 3:12 pm

The Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York have held clinics to assist community members ahead of the expected termination of Temporary Protected Status in January of next year, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Children line up to start the sack race at Barbados Festival Day. (Photo by Arthur De Gaeta via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

A Barbados Festival in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture July 13, 2017 at 5:26 pm

Some 12,000 people from the metro area and abroad turned out for the 15th annual Barbados Festival Day in Canarsie, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

City Council Candidate Royston “Uncle Roy” Antoine with a young constituent on Pitkin Avenue In Brownsville. (Photo by Kelly Mena via Kings County Politics)

‘Uncle Roy’ Campaigns for Brownsville Seat

Black, Brooklyn, Caribbean, Elections 2017 June 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Local store owner Royston “Uncle Roy” Antoine is hoping to represent Brownsville on the City Council, reports Kings County Politics.

Team South: Comedian Chelo Chelo from Miami is representing the South team. (Photo by Fafane Cherie via Caribbean Life)

A Comedic Start to Haitian Heritage Month

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture May 8, 2017 at 5:52 pm

The Haitian-style comedy show “Haitian Bada Boys of Comedy: North versus South,” to be held on May 12, celebrates Haitian Heritage Month and Haitian Flag Day, reports Caribbean Life.

Dancers from the Mapou Ginen dance troupe. (Photo courtesy of Sabine Blaizin, via Caribbean Life)

An ‘Immersive Experience’ in Haitian Culture

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture May 3, 2017 at 3:49 pm

On May 7 in Crown Heights, Haitian artists, drummers and dancers will gather for the third annual Lakay Se Lakay event, reports Caribbean Life.

Among the current projects at the Center for Traditional Music and Dance is an exploration of different Colombian dance rhythms. (Photo courtesy of CTMD via City Limits)

Immigrants and the Arts

City Limits profiles an organization that offers cross-cultural initiatives featuring the music and dance of different immigrant cultures.

Haitian-American attorney Emmanuel Depas. (Photo by Rob Abruzzese via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Will Haitians Be the Next Deportees?

Caribbean, Government, Immigration April 27, 2017 at 5:50 pm

A Haitian-American lawyer warns that as many as 20,000 Haitians in the NYC area may be deported if TPS is not renewed, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.

The Haitian Times

A Dream Realized for Haitian Dancer at Dance Theatre of Harlem

Caribbean, Culture, Manhattan April 24, 2017 at 3:24 pm

The Haitian Times profiles Haitian ballet dancer, Sanford Placide, for whom performing with the Dance Theatre of Harlem holds particular significance.

Sing it: Fitgi Saint Louis, left, plays Sabrina Barnes, and other actors Dominique Allen Lawson, center, and Sofia Klimovsky, right, performing song, “You Can Get It” during a rehearsal for “Welcome to American: A Caribbean Musical. (Photo by Victor Diaz via Caribbean Life)

New Musical Explores Caribbean Immigrant Experience

Caribbean, Culture, Immigration, Queens April 13, 2017 at 4:01 pm

In “Welcome to America: A Caribbean Musical,” a Jamaican woman who overstays her visa aims to follow her dream of performing on Broadway. Caribbean Life speaks to the show’s creator.

Dr. Lesly Kernisant, the executive director of LaSante Heath Center, has been practicing medicine for 35 years. (Photo by Paula Katinas via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

New Health Center Targets Caribbean Community

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Health April 4, 2017 at 1:35 pm

When it opens next month, the LaSante Health Center will primarily serve the Caribbean community in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and central Brooklyn. Brooklyn Daily Eagle gets a tour of the state-of-the art facility.

Senator Sanders, right, was joined at the meeting by Assembly Member David Weprin, Pandit Lakhram R. Maharaj, founder of the Tulsi Mandir, and Savitri Gebodh who helped alert her neighbors to the fire so they could escape safely. (Photo via )

Getting Help after Richmond Hill Blaze

Caribbean, Queens March 8, 2017 at 1:37 pm

Community leaders are trying to get attention and help for the Indo-Caribbean residents and business owners affected by a fire last weekend in Richmond Hill.

Liberty Avenue in Little Guyana (Photo by Anthony O’Reilly via Queens Chronicle)

Fears of ICE in ‘Little Guyana’

Caribbean, Immigration, Queens March 6, 2017 at 4:57 pm

In Richmond Hill, fears of ICE raids have resulted in sparse foot traffic and a drop in business at stores and eateries, reports Queens Chronicle.

A commuter van in Far Rockaway, Queens (Photo by Jason Lawrence, Creative Commons license)

Commuter Van Crackdown & the Caribbean Community

Caribbean, Government, New York, Transportation February 28, 2017 at 5:05 pm

Caribbean Life looks at what the Commuter Van Safety Act, signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio, means for the Caribbean community.

Jean P. Alexander, founder and executive director of the Caribbean American Center of New York (Photo by Alexandra Simon via Caribbean Life)

Caribbean American Center Marks 30 Years

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Social Services February 20, 2017 at 12:26 pm

The one-woman team behind the Caribbean American Center of New York reflects on three decades of running the social services organization in a Caribbean Life story.