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Chicago Conference to Lobby for Dual Citizenship in Haiti

A group calling itself the Haitian Congress will be holding a conference in Chicago on June 27 and 28, 2008. It could be just one more opportunity given to Haitians to talk past each other, but then again you never know. Here is the announcement, first in English, then in French: HAITI NEEDS ALL HER… Read More ›

And Now Comes the Character Test

Now that Hillary Clinton has made it known that she’s winding down her campaign, will not take the fight for the nomination to the Democratic Convention and that she will formally endorse Barack Obama’s candidacy, now comes the character test. Has Obama demonstrated that he has the leadership qualities that America desperately needs at this… Read More ›

Haiti: Are Water Riots Next?

A few weeks ago, the world woke up to the news that demonstrations were breaking out in various countries impacted by the sudden rise in basic food costs. Haiti was among those countries whose people cried out their pain through street protests. These peaceful demonstrations graduated to food riots in Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital, which is… Read More ›

This Haitian Artist is Going Places…

Michele Voltaire Marcelin is a comedienne an actor, painter and writer artist and singer whose blog features poetry, paintings and writings about subjects that tickle her fancy, none of which are purely sensory. Awareness of issues is an additional benefit of visiting Michele Marcelin’s Blog. Last week, she posted Ti-Marie, a poem about the forgotten… Read More ›

Songs of Haiti Featured At Maplewood Cultural Center Saturday May 17, 2008

Global Heritage Theater Arts Project presents Art Songs of Haiti at the Burgdorff Cultural Cernter in Maplewood, NJ on Saturday May 17, 2008 at 8:00 PM. The Burgdorff Cultural Center is located at 10 Durand Road, Maplewood, NJ 07040. Tickets are $25.00 [order now] About the Show Be inspired by the unique classical Art Songs… Read More ›

South Orange, NJ Features Haitian Artist

About a week ago on May 3, Sayan Living in South Orange, NJ opened an exhibit of paintings by Raphael Denis. I greatly enjoyed visiting with Raphael, and mingling with the people who came through the halls that day to look at the paintings and admire the art. The paintings of all sizes and shapes… Read More ›