U.N. soldier in front of Haiti White House (Photo by: Global Information Network)
Charleston Chronicle

State Department Raises Travel Warning Over Haiti Unrest

CHARLESTON CHRONICLE — Demonstrators are filling the streets of downtown Port au Prince in Haiti. […read more]

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson is a fourth-term Congresswoman from Florida representing parts of Northern Miami-Dade and Southeast Broward counties.Official Photo

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Statement on Ruling to Block Deportation of TPS Beneficiaries

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “The ruling to block the Trump administration’s effort to end Temporary Protected Status for 300,000 immigrants who are living and working legally in the United States, including thousands of Haitians in my district, is good news. It is, however, only a temporary reprieve, which is why I will continue to fight to extend, not end, TPS. […read more]


The Dominican Time Bomb

(New York Times) – In early 2006, my first long-term overseas posting as a journalist took me to the Dominican Republic. From my new home in Santo Domingo, I planned to write about tourism, baseball, corruption and drug trafficking, while working on my Spanish. If Read More


The King and Queen of Haiti

  (Politico) – Sunday, January 30, 2011. Two hundred thousand people occupied Egypt’s Tahrir Square, defying a military curfew to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak. Tunisia’s authoritarian leader had just been overthrown, unleashing a wave of anti-government protests from Yemen to Syria to Read More


Thousands March in Haiti Over Dominican Racism

  (Miami Herald) – Two weeks after a Haitian man was lynched in the Dominican Republic, thousands marched through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Wednesday, demanding justice and denouncing rising anti-Haitian sentiment in the neighboring Spanish-speaking country. “Despite our diversity, despite our differences, we are Read More


Congress and Haiti Funds: Where is the Money?

by Khorri Atkinson Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News Haiti Needs Us Four years ago, when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake damaged Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, many countries, including the United States, pledged large sums of money to assist with rescue, recovery and Read More


1885 Haitian Book Predicted a Black U.S. President

By Gershom Williams NNPA Guest Columnist   Perhaps because Antenor Firmin wrote in French and not English, or perhaps because he was Haitian and not French, his work was ignored, became obscure and was out of print even in Haiti until 1968. -Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban Professor Read More