All tagged haiti

Music Video: Haiti Is...

Enjoy this iconic song about Haiti. It's called ''Ayiti Se'' (Haiti Is),  and  it showcases some of the most beautiful things about Haiti life and culture. We have posted the English lyrics below. It's by the Haitian artist Mikaben. It's also a great chance to practice your Kreyòl!

Days of Prayer For The Displaced

''In the Dominican Republic, thousands of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent stripped of their citizenship are living in fear of deportation because of recent, harsh changes to immigration laws. An estimated 66,000 people have already fled the Dominican Republic and entered Haiti, and many are struggling to rebuild their lives...

Elections Update

Election results have been posted. Though the results did not come on the same evening I wrote our previous post, they did come the following day. And miraculously, the streets of Port-au-Prince saw no major disruptions, none of the usual post-election protests and road blockades.

Jacmel

January 2-4, we made our first visit to Jacmel, one of Haiti's most famous cities - known for its culture & art, history, and its annual Carnaval celebration. We stayed at the picturesque Cyvadier Hotel, with a dining and pool area that overlooks a cove. The soundtrack of crashing waves keeps you company all day and night. It's beautiful!