In 1804, Haitian drums booming through the mountains helped the country overthrow slavery and gain its independence. In 2014, that same throbbing beat has established Haiti-born, Miami-based Michael Brun as an emerging international EDM powerhouse. And with his own freshly minted independent reco ... More >>
Jose Andres, chef and owner of a fleet of chic restaurants including The Bazaar at the SLS Hotel in Miami, and a nonprofit documentary film team are in the early stages of shooting a Travel Channel-like showing off Haiti's food and cooking. Andres has visited the country more than a dozen times si ... More >>
Jahfe is the greatest reggae band in South Florida. When the group's in show mode, it gigs about 17 nights a month at venues throughout the tri-county area. The crew also tours internationally, playing some of the biggest festivals around the world. And Jahfe takes the sound of Miami everywhere it ... More >>
Riptide's Crack Weather Team has just issued this update on Tropical Storm Isaac: 9:45 AM EST/ Wind shear and disorganized flow have hampered Isaac's development, but a dip in low pressure means by that this afternoon Isaac will begin inexorably raging with the blind, horrible fury of a pack of muta ... More >>
Michel Martelly is Haitis new president. But the musician has a dark side.
Video still by Jennifer WeissArcade Fire's Win Butler in Haiti on March 29.On March 29, Arcade Fire lit up the Hotel Oloffson in Port-au-Prince with covers from Cyndi Lauper ("Girls Just Want to Have Fun"), the Rolling Stones ("The Last Time") and Creedence Clearwater Revival ("Who'll Stop the Ra ... More >>
Unlike their Cuban neighbors, Haitians are once again subject to deportation -- at least those with criminal records.They are all but nameless, at least for now. Of the 27 Haitians deported to Port-au-Prince late last month by the Obama administration, only one's name has been publicly released - ... More >>
Wyclef's first campaign pledge: Annoying World Cup horns for all.Wyclef Jean is still waiting to find out whether he's actually eligible to run for president in Haiti, a nation that doesn't recognize dual citizenship. But that doesn't mean his campaign isn't already in full swing.Jean has release ... More >>
Lee KleinWhen Gary Sanon-Jules was growing up in Port au Prince, he and his classmates would stream out of school at 3 p.m. and run towards the fresco tap-tap -- better known here as a snow cone cart.This past Friday, Gary wheeled out a fresco tap-tap in front of Tap Tap Haitian Restaurant, ... More >>
unattributedFact checked with bougerolle.net10. Pee Cola from Ghana - At first we thought it was just an internet joke, but we found two seemingly legitimate sources that back it up.So.... Drink Pee Cola.
Frustrations came near a boiling point in Haiti this weekend, as Gov. Charlie Crist and President Obama bickered over who was to blame for a suspension of flights bringing injured Haitians to Florida hospitals.The USS Bataan has 74 severely injured victims aboard its floating hospital off Haiti's co ... More >>
In 2001, a start-up phone company set up shop in a Miramar office park, looking to corner the market on international calls from Little Haiti to Port-au-Prince.It was a great business plan in Miami. Unfortunately, according to the feds, the company's execs decided there was only one way to make i ... More >>
Despite a mention by the Supreme Court, David Gerbier is locked out of the United States.
This Sunday evening, recording artist Farah Juste will be at Tap Tap Haitian Restaurant on South Beach for "a CD signing and celebration". Ms. Juste's career as a passionate singer of Haitian folk songs took off with her debut solo album in 1977, and since then she has performed from Paris to Switze ... More >>
A vodou ceremony in the burbs? Who'da thunk it?
Six summer exhibits keep museum sizzling
Father Gerard Jean-Juste is no outlaw. He's a Magic City hero.
Hostility among Haitians crops up in Miami
Konpa, the most popular dance music in a troubled nation, endures by moving to Miami
Find out what it's all about at Bayfront Park
From Haiti to Miami, Sosyete Koukouy champions Kreyol culture
As the insurgents who have seized power in northern Haiti vow to storm the capital, Haitian Americans in Miami voice passionate, disparate opinions
Naomi and her son can't find work, can't pay the rent, and can't get help, but they're grateful to be here
"Delly Dish" by Ralph Delly - Haitian Times
Years after the Haitian diaspora, Papa and Baby Doc's children are still wandering
How low could you go in 1999?
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Marleine Bastien -- activist, social worker, songwriter, mother -- is helping to lead the resurgence of South Florida's Haitian political agenda
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Haitian radio host Marcus Garcia's work in Miami is done. It's time for him to go home.
Haunted by apathy and bad planning, Little Haiti's Caribbean Marketplace is a shadow of its former self
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.
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.
Former Dade politician Darryl Reaves was ready when the call came: The military rulers in Port-au-Prince need your help!
Residents of Miami's "Upper East Side" have no problem with Haitians yearning to breathe free. It's those seedy Biscayne Boulevard motels that they can't stand.