Jean-Bertrand Aristide

  • News

    June 9, 2011

    Sweet Micky's masquerade

    Michel Martelly is Haiti’s new president. But the musician has a dark side.

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Meet Sweet Micky Martelly, Your New Haitian President

    via YouTubeWe spent most of the Haitian presidential campaign ridiculing the idea of a musician with zero political experience and shady personal finances running a country as desperately messed up as Haiti. Fortunately, Wyclef pulled out of the race. Whew!Then yesterday, Haitians responded at the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2010

    Carlos Andres Perez Would Have Made a Better Venezuela

    ​So the last sane president of Venezuela died in Miami Saturday. Carlos Andres Perez was the probably the first Latin president to flex his muscles over oil, thus setting the stage for his one-time nemesis, the half wit Hugo Chavez, to take power. I interviewed Cap -- who was 88 at the time o ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010
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    September 2, 2010

    Wyclef Jean can save Haiti; Sean Penn is a loser

    Luke goes to bat for the musician.

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Sean Penn Doesn't Know Wyclef or What's Good For Haiti

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke goes to bat for Wyclef Jean.Wyclef Jean should have the opportunity to become Haiti's president. He should keep fight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Former Fugee Pras Endorses Wyclef's Opponent in Haiti Presidential Election

    ​In exactly what world are we living when the breakup of a hip-hop group leads to drama in a presidential election? Wyclef Jean is running for president of Haiti (which seems like a tough job considering he can barely run his charity, career, or personal finances), and now his former Fugees bandma ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Haitians Sent Home

    Refugees fled slavery, slaughter, and starvation, and got rejected.

  • News

    October 27, 2005

    Free This Priest

    Father Gerard Jean-Juste is no outlaw. He's a Magic City hero.

  • News

    September 15, 2005

    Unintended Consequences

    After thirteen years in Miami, Omila Foufoune Cesaire faces deportation to the Haiti she fled in fear

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    May 20, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of May 20, 2004

    Disgusting club kids, Haitis guns, and animals in need

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    What Haiti Teaches

    Starving children don't respond to military firepower

  • Diversions

    May 13, 2004


    Enrique Santos and Joe Ferrero

  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    Still Haitian

    Konpa, the most popular dance music in a troubled nation, endures by moving to Miami

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of April 22, 2004

    Haiti of yore, more obsessions, posterior postmortems, and the S word

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    Guns & Haiti

    When your country is bristling with weapons, peace and democracy begin to look like targets, not dreams

  • News

    April 1, 2004

    Haiti, Miami, and Violent Rebellion

    The Metayer brothers and the fall of Jean-Bertrand Aristide

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    Freedom of Speech

    From Haiti to Miami, Sosyete Koukouy champions Kreyol culture

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    The Fire This Time

    As the insurgents who have seized power in northern Haiti vow to storm the capital, Haitian Americans in Miami voice passionate, disparate opinions

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2004

    Haitian Celebration

    The day that independent Haiti turns 200 years old

    By Nina Korman

  • News

    November 28, 2002

    A Prefab Demonstration

    Trying to ride the Haitian refugee-issue buzz, Sharpton kept referring to Elian as "Little Efrain"

  • News

    January 3, 2002

    The Girl with the Tonton Heart

    Years after the Haitian diaspora, Papa and Baby Doc's children are still wandering

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    ...Hard to Do

    Boukan Ginen says its much-publicized comeback really is a calling

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Sonic Truth

    Experimental composer Lukas Ligeti came to town with a mission: Create a new Miami sound

  • Music

    November 25, 1999

    Tangled Roots

    Summoning musical spirit at Rasin '99

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    Fusion of the Spirits

    Boukman Eksperyans doin' that vodou they do so well

  • News

    December 10, 1998

    Nice Indictment, Nobody Home

    When there's a huge drug trial in Miami and no one watches it, does it even matter?

  • News

    November 5, 1998

    The Catalyst

    Marleine Bastien -- activist, social worker, songwriter, mother -- is helping to lead the resurgence of South Florida's Haitian political agenda

  • News

    July 16, 1998

    The People's Gallery

    Public art is thriving in urban Miami. And government bureaucrats have nothing to do with it.

  • News

    August 28, 1997


    A Marked Man

  • News

    July 31, 1997
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    July 10, 1997

    Cause For Return

    Haitian radio host Marcus Garcia's work in Miami is done. It's time for him to go home.

  • News

    May 29, 1997

    His Music Rules in Haiti

    Sweet Micky's provocative music moves Haitians with an infectious beat and political overtones

  • News

    May 2, 1996

    The Voice of Haiti

    Paris, Ghana, Senegal, Miami. Poet Felix Morisseau-Leroy spent half his life in exile, but his heart never left home.

  • Culture

    April 25, 1996
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    April 18, 1996
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    April 4, 1996
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    February 8, 1996

    Perilous Journey

    For more than two decades Miami's Haitian Refugee Center was a beacon of hope and a force for justice. Today its director, Guy Victor, is struggling just to keep it afloat.

  • Music

    June 29, 1995
  • Culture

    February 23, 1995
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    February 2, 1995
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    January 5, 1995

    The Jane Man

    , One Dade visionary's plan for world peace could come to fruition -- if only he had the Freedom Tower and Jane Fonda

  • News

    August 3, 1994

    That's the Way the Check Bounces

    Thanks to executive order 12922, some Haitian students face the prospect of being kicked out of local colleges for failure to pay tuition

  • News

    July 20, 1994

    Painting the Body Politic

    Haiti tumbles. Haiti reels. Haiti tears itself apart. And Eduoard Duval-Carrie, one of Haiti's premier painters, chronicles the island's chaos on his canvases.

  • News

    January 19, 1994
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    January 12, 1994

    Our Man in Haiti

    Former Dade politician Darryl Reaves was ready when the call came: The military rulers in Port-au-Prince need your help!

  • News

    October 6, 1993

    By Appointment Only

    What could be more exciting and fulfilling than the life of a consul? Well, lots of things, actually.

  • News

    May 5, 1993

    Inside Little Haiti

    From an island in the sea to an island in the heart of Miami

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    January 29, 1992
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    January 9, 1991
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