Here is a picture of Gov. Deval Patrick as he pays a visit to Sant Belvi Adult Day Center for Haitian elders.
Governor Patrick says Coakley dedicated to Boston Haitian Community
Governor Patrick visited Haitian seniors at day care centers throughout Boston to ask them to vote for Martha Coakley, running against Charlie Baker, who Patrick says pays no attention to Haitian communities.
Jean-Claude Sanon says Coakley "has no connection with the community . . . . That's what lost her in 2010 against Scott Brown and it's going to happen again." But Patrick says Sanon is lying, and Coakley is committed to the Haitian community.
A survey conducted recently found the Creole language has been gaining ground in the United States. The result indicated that the use of Creole language has increased by 73 percent since 2000. This is a figure that seems to shock many Americans, but not Haitians. The Creole language is now the 10th most common language spoken at Home in United States, other than English.
The Haitian presence in the US has been felt in so many ways, although it has been hard to come up with an accurate figure due to their legal status in the country. This group of immigrant has been very active in the American politic. The hold many elected positions in their city, district or state.
Most of the Creole speaking immigrants are found in in Little Haiti, North Miami and in Broward County and Palm Beaches in Florida. There are also many Haitian Creole speaker throughout the country in places such as New York and Boston
Mackenson Louis, the Haitian-American comedian/actor/writer migrated to the United States when he was just 8 years old. His surroundings and upbringing were the perfect breeding ground for his talent on comedy and writing. Mackenson Louis is the Owner and CEO of the fastest growing entertainment corporation "I'm Macken'Son Entertainment" founded in 2012. IME is currently shooting "Comedy Joy Ride"--a stylish, witty diverse comedy sketch with energy of Saturday Night Live. This sketch/standup comedy tour and television pilot will appear on October 10 at the Kinanm Lounge (856 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn). He will bring his Stand up to Stage 72 (formerly known as The Triad Theater) in Manhattan beginning on Sunday, October 12th at 7:00 pm. Admission is $10.00 for each performance. He is the writer of all sketches and they are directed by his brother Donald Louis. Presently, Louis is the hottest comedians and impressionist in America; he loves to create and produce quality content for television and the Internet as he loves to find and nurture talents.
The Haitian population is actually estimated at more that 14 million. As of 2013, it was estimated that about 10 million Haitians were living in Haiti, with over 4 millions outside of the country.
can be found almost everywhere in the world. However, the majority of them can be found in the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, The United States, Canada and France
The Haitian diaspora
Haitian-American Patrick Gaspard has been selected as U.S. Ambassador to South Africa.
He began his career working for New York Mayor Dinkins, and headed the New York City Council. In 2003, he participated in Howard Dean's presidential bid.
Gaspard was appointed Special Advisor to President Obama in 2008. In 2011, the American Patrick Gaspard has been selected as U.S. Ambassador to South Africa.
Democratic National Committee appointed him its Executive Director.
Obama's Security Advisor says Gaspard is the right choice because he comes from the Congo, and "cares deeply about South Africa".
Kwame Raoul was born in Chicago to Haitian immigrant parents
He is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 13th district. Kwame Raoul was appointed to the position in 2004 to fill the seat vacated by Barack Obama when he became President. He is the chair of the Illinois Senate's Redistricting Committee and the Senate's Pension & Investments Committee.
Raoul has focused his attention in the areas of promoting civil justice, early childhood education, domestic violence prevention and political reform.
Raoul earned a bachelor's degree in political science from DePaul University and a law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Harry LaRosiliere has become the first Haitian-American and the first Black to be elected as mayor of Plano, Texas, one of the largest cities in the state. He wan over the popular Republican Party Chair Fred Mosesare by over 20 percent in May, 2013
Harry LaRosiliere was only three years when he arrived in the US from Haiti with his family. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from City College of New York. He moved to Plano, Texas in 1994, and worked as a financial advisor.
Harry LaRosiliere has his wife Tracy and their two daughters, ages 15 and 13. He has membership at the Plano Metro Rotary Club and the Plano Chamber of Commerce.
Here is a picture of Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin and Deputy Mayor Joseph Desmaret.
In April, 2013, the FBI arrested them and charging both Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin and Deputy Mayor Joseph Desmaret for accepting bribes in a sale of village land deal. According to the complaint, Mayor Varamie Jasmin demanded an ownership stake in action.
The FBI was also able to put their hands on many other authorities involved in the corruption case, including Senat Malcolm Smith, D-Queens, and New York City Councilman Dan Halloran, a Queens Republican
Here is a picture of Mr Viter Juste who has the honor to be the father of Little Haiti in Miami.
The history of Viter juste and Little Haiti is dated back a long time. Beside the names such as Father jean Juste, Viter is considered to be the pioneer in the Haitian Diaspora in Miami.