College Notre Dame Du Perpetuel Secours is located in the city of Cap-Haitian, Haiti. It is an all-male private school run by the Congregation of Holy Cross in Cap-Haïtien. It was established in 1904 and offers both primary and secondary education.
The school has a history of rigorous academic education. College Notre Dame Du Perpetuel Secours is also involved in many sports like basketball, cross country, cycling, track and field, volleyball, tennis and soccer, swimming, and arm-wrestling and karate. Former President of Haiti Jean-Bertrand Aristide was educated at College Notre Dame Du Perpetuel Secours
A Roman Catholic school offering primary and secondary education in Haiti, Institution Saint-Louis de Gonzague is run by the Freres de l'Instruction Chretienne. It is most definitely the most prestigious school in Haiti.
Founded in 1890 by the Freres de l'Instruction Chretienne Saint-Louis de Gonzague is located at rue du Centre, in downtown Port-au-Prince. The school has two campuses; however, since the 2010 earthquake, the school operates exclusively in te Delmas location. There are some well known individuals who attended school at Saint-Louis de Gonzague in Port-au-Prince. they include: Ronsard Saint-Cyr, Gary Klang, Jerry Tardieu, Maurice Sixto, Klaus D. Eberwein, Charlemagne Peralte, Jacques Roumain, Jean-Claude Duvalier, Andre Apaid, Thierry Mayard-Paul, Gregory Mayard-Paul, Daniel-Gerard Rouzier, Michel Joseph Martelly, Laurent Lamothe, Michel Brunache, Pavlov Rameau, E. M. Maximilien, Frank Daphnis Jr.,
This is Lyonel Trouillot who was born in Port-au-Prince , Haiti , on 31 December 1956.
He is a novelist and poet expressions Creole and French.
Lyonel Trouillot studied law due to family pressure but soon realized that his passion was in writing literature. He is a regular writer in several newspapers in the country. Poet, he also published many poems. some of his works are put into music such as song lyrics for artists like Manno Charlemagne and Tambou Libète. Plolitically, he was also involved in several fights to restore democracy in Haiti. He was made Chevalier of Arts and Letters in June 2010 .
This is the Haitian poet, René Depestre. He was born on August 29, 1926 in the city of Jacmel, Haiti.
René Depestre is a Haitian poet and former communist activist.
He published his first set of work at the age of 19, with his first collection of poetry, appeared in 1945, with Étincelles. Rene Depestre had the chance to meet many Haitian intellectual contemporaries, such as Jean Price-Mars, Léon Laleau, and René Bélance,
Politically, Depestre was involved in the revolutionary student movements of January 1946, which led to the removal of President Élie Lescot from office. Following the movement, he was arrested and spent some time in jai. Upon his release from jail, Rene Depestre was exiled and . He studied political science at the Sorbonne from 1946 - 1950.
This is a picture of Jean-Claude Martineau, also known as Koralen.
This is a picture of Jean-Claude Martineau, also known as Koralen. He became popular after the artist Carol Demesmin made public the song Carol mawoule. This well written text was a classic from Jean-Claude Martineau. He is a Poet, musician, writer. Jean-Claude Martineau is a militant. He is the one responsible for the song "When we liberate Haiti". So for, Djouman artwork is one of his finest work
This is the picture of Haitian writer, Félix Morisseau-Leroy.
Félix Morisseau-Leroy was known for writing many of his work in the Haitian Creole language and he was the first in this area. He was born on March 13, 1912 and died September 5, 1998
Félix Morisseau-Leroy pushed for the recognition of Haitian Creole is widely appreciated. He was given credit for making Creole as an official language of Haiti.
He made some international contributions as well. Félix Morisseau-Leroy helped to develop national literature in Ghana and Senegal. He also contributed to the Haitian community in the Diaspora. In Miami specifically, he was very influential in making Creole accepted in a variety of public institutions and also encouraged its study in academia.
This is a picture of a famous Haitian writer, Jacques Roumain.
Jacques Roumain was born on June 4, 1907 and died at an early age on August 18, 1944
He was a writer, politician, and advocate of Marxism. He was a renowned writer in the Caribbean and Latin America. He was also appreciated in America as the great African-American poet, Langston Hughes, translated several work from Jacques Roumain. His most popular work was Gouverneurs de la Rosée (Masters of the Dew) in which he touched many aspects of Haitian life and culture.
Jacques Roumain is one of the Haitian writers who is still known today. He died suddenly at an age of 37 and the cause of his death remains undetermined
This is the Haitian writer Jacques Stephen Alexis. He was born in Gonaives in 1922. His father was, Stephen Alexis, who was also a writer.
Jacques Stephen Alexis was mainly influenced by other Haitian writers such as Jacques Roumain. Some of his works
include: 'Compère Général Soleil', written in 1955, 'Les Arbres musiciens' and 'L'Espace d'un cillement'.
This is a picture of Mr. Georges Anglade. He was a Haitian geographer, writer and politician.
Georges Anglade was born on July 18, 1944 and died on January 12, 2010. Born in Haiti and acquired Canadian nationality later. He was put in jail by the Duvalier regime and a strong opponent of the dictatorship of the Duvaliers in Haiti. he studied in Port-au-Prince, at École normale supérieure and the law faculty. While living in Canada, Georges Anglade worked for the Department of Geography at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
The Minister of Justice in Haiti, Jean Renel Sanon, made it public that the Haitian government proceed in the arrest of 29 school principals in the region of Artibonite Departments. Most of the arrests were made in the City of GOnaives. It has been reported that this include bot public and private schools principals in the region.
It was also reported by some that the arrests were made with an intention to affect the next election in Haiti. One candidate for the Mayoral race in Gonaives in the next election is running in opposition to another candidate with connection with Youri Latortue, current advisor to President Michel Martelly