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Here is a picture of Michaelle Solages. She is an Haitian-American elected to New York State Assembly.
When, in 2012 following the disaster that was Hurricane Sandy, newly elected New York State Assembly member Michaelle Solages diverted her attention from her win to helping those affected by the natural disaster, she showed the people-oriented type of assembly member she would be. At the time, not only was she the first elected Haitian-American to be appointed onto the assembly, she was also one of many diverse candidates that year to be successful on the November 6 elections.
Here is a picture of Rodneyse Bichotte. She became the first Haitian-American woman to be elected to the New York State Assembly. Not only did she win, she did it by a landslide with 90 percent of the votes over Republican Matthew Williams and Conservative Brian Kelly.
The 42nd Assembly District, the largest Haitian community in New York City, has appointed one of its own as District Leader, making Statecommittee woman Rodneyse Bichotte the first ever woman of Haitian-American birth to be elected in New York City. Using her enviable educational background, Bichotte worked as an investment banker then tackled city issues like finding funding for healthcare, education and job programs. The busy Bichotte sits on the Habitat for Humanity NYC board, among others, and her new appointment sees her representing the communities of Midwood, Ditmas Park, Flatbush and East Flatbush.
On Wednesday, 25 September 2014, President Martelly on the sidelines of the 69th Regular Session of the General Assembly in New York met groups of investors and leaders, entrepreneurs from Executive Committee of the American Society/ Council of America. The Head of the State took the opportunity to explain successfully how Haiti is serious with its slogan "Haiti is open for business."
New YoHe has mentioned some of the efforts of his government in creating a positive environment for investment. Now, Haiti is a secured place with full of opportunities to invest. The new rules introducing promptness and ease of functioning have made Haiti an ideal destination for investors whether it is in infrastructure, tourism or energy--there are ample of opportunities here. The audience was impressed with the President's statement and has proposed to arrange similar meets in other important states like Florida.
The J/P Haitian Relief Organization funded team of five runners is closer to their goal of competing in the New York Marathon this year. The five runners are: 44-year-old Astrel Clovis, 32-year-old Jean Macksony, 28-year-old Pétrus Césarion (men), 32-year-old Bertine Lainé, and 22-year-old Carline Lamour. Trained by Alan Culpepper, a two-time Olympian, the team hopes to parlay their participation into much-needed attention for the country. The marathon will take place on November 2, 2014.
On Saturday, October 6, 2014 the funeral for the 5 family members killed in Southern State crash. Hundreds of mourners watched as five coffins carrying five members of a single family that were killed in a crash on the Southern State out of St. Martha's Catholic Church
Mourners stand outside St. Martha's Catholic Church in Uniondale on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, as coffins are carried out after a funeral service for five family members from Brooklyn that were killed in a crash on the Southern State
Thirty sever year old Myriam Lebrun, along with her mother and her three children died on August 23, 2014 in a car accident after leaving a family gathering in Brentwood, New York
Pawol Pale, Pawol Kompran
Samedi ki te 6 Septemb, 2014, anpil Ayisyen nan New York te asiste avek tristes, fineray 5 moun nan yon sel fanmiy ki te mouri nan akcidan machin nan. Yon maman, manman li ake twa ti moun li, yo tout te pedi lavi yo nan yon kokin akcidan yo te fet nan machin yo 23 Out 2014. Myriam Lebrun ki te ginyin 37 ane, manman li Yolande Moise ki te gin 68 an, twa pitit li: Marcus Jeanty, 14 an, Marcel Jeanty, 9 an, et Kayla Jeanty, 8 an, pedi lavi yo.
Ke nam yo tout repoze an pè
Here is a picture of New York marathon. In 2013, the J/P HRO organization has decided to sponsor them to make a major Haitian representation at the New York Marathon for the first time.
New York marathon is the largest marathon in the world organized by New York Road Runners.
This popular race attracts many athletes annually
Here is a picture of the new Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin. She is a Haitian-American.
Noramie Festa Jasmin made History when she became the first woman Mayor of the Village of Spring Valley New York. She also made another history by becoming the first Haitian-American mayor in New York.
Before becoming Mayor of Spring Valley in New York, Noramie Festa Jasmin was a trustee and a deputy Mayor. Since the foundation of this town of Spring Valley in 1902, she is in record to be the only woman to hold the title of of Mayor