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Jovenel Moise, the president has spoken. Period

Jovenel Moise, the president has spoken. Period

Two weeks before he became president, President Elect Jovenel Moise already igniting a war. Standing before a crowd last Sunday in the city of Les Cayes, the National Carnival would be relocating this year from Port-au-Prince to Les Cayes. "The president has spoken. Period," Moïse declared.

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United States Ambassador Pamela L. White in Jacmel Kanaval

United States Ambassador Pamela L. White in Jacmel Kanaval

Here is a picture of the United States Ambassador Pamela L. White as she is enjoying herself in Jacmel Kanaval in 2015

U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, Pamela White, has been a 35-year career diplomat. After earning degrees in journalism and international development she joined the Peace Corps from 1971-1973.

She worked for U.S. Agency for International Development in Africa from 1978-2001. In 2010 President Obama appointed her U.S. Ambassador to Gambia (she received the Medal of Honor, rarely awarded to foreigners), and in 2012 as Ambassador to Haiti.

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Jacmel Carnival or Kanaval

Jacmel Carnival or Kanaval

The Carnival in Jacmel, an event that should not be missed.

You will have an opportunity to meet great craftsmen, designers of giant masks, who usually describe the social reality of Haiti,

Also while you are in Jacmel, you can visit some of the great beaches such as Kabik, Ti Mouillage, Raymond des Bains, the fall of Bassin Bleu or to the Cascades Pichon

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The political dimension in Haitian carnival

The political dimension in Haitian carnival

The Carnival in Haiti as well as in many countries of the world has many observable and unique elements which make the carnival something that is specific to each country.

In Haiti, our carnival many features which make it recognizable even to those who are not very familiar with it.

Carnival in Haiti has a very strong political dimension which is found in many of the songs as well as the carnival costumes

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The story of Chaloska and Carnival

The story of Chaloska and Carnival

Here is a picture of the famous Chaloska. This came from the story of Chief Charles Oscar in the city of Jacmel. He was a military commander in charge of the police in Jacmel.

Oll you see here in this picture are characteristics of the individual. He was a distinct figure in that Chaloska was tall and strong, with big teeth

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Kanaval des Etudients in Haiti

Kanaval des Etudients in Haiti

Here is a picture of Kanaval des etudients in Haiti

Many people remember the time of Carnival des etudients and think that the flavor is no longer.

This was the time when the various schools in Haiti had a time to demonstrate and sell their school to the public

This was a time in may cities around the country when some of the best carnival floats and music would go around the city with colorful dances and musics

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A 1952 image of Carnival in Cap-Haitian

A 1952 image of Carnival in Cap-Haitian

Provided to us by the resourceful Edgar Bernadin, you are looking at at a picture of a Carnival parade in the city of Cap-Haitian back in 1952. This would bring a lot of souvenirs to those from that generation who are able to see this picture. There is a great difference between today Carnival and back in 1952

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Barikad Crew, Its Carnival Toup Pou Yo In 2009

Barikad Crew, Its Carnival Toup Pou Yo In 2009

This is a picture from the famous Music video Toup Pou Yo. This Kanaval was a sole production of the Haitian Rap group Barikad. This music video was released in 2009 during the Carnival season

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Haitian Carnival In Haiti

Haitian Carnival In Haiti

This is a picture of the Haitians who participated in the Miami Caribbean Carnival. This is an event that takes place every year in Miam and it brings a large crowd of Caribbean people all over the world. The entire weekend of Carnival in Miami is filled with parties by so many caribbean bands that is is impossible to attend all of them

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Carnival In The Caribbean

Carnival In The Caribbean

This is a picture of some beautifully dressed caribbean girls taking part in a Carnival in the United States. In this parade, there were representation from several caribbean countries, including Haiti, Bahamas, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobego

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