Haitian Americans http://wlrn.org en The Haitian Women Of Miami Celebrate 21 Years Of Advocacy http://wlrn.org/post/haitian-women-miami-celebrate-21-years-advocacy <p><strong><a href="http://fanm.org/index.php">Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami </a></strong>(FANM), also known as the Haitian Women of Miami, will celebrate its 21st anniversary on Saturday. The organization, founded by Marleine Bastien, continues to be an influential organization within the Haitian community in Miami. Its work, though, includes advocacy efforts on behalf of Haitians far beyond Miami.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:13:19 +0000 Wilson Sayre 28817 at http://wlrn.org The Haitian Women Of Miami Celebrate 21 Years Of Advocacy Notre Dame d'Haiti Church Holds Its First Mass In New Building http://wlrn.org/post/notre-dame-dhaiti-church-holds-its-first-mass-new-building <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new Notre Dame </span>d'Haiti<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> church in Little Haiti opened this past weekend. But fundraising for it began eight years ago.</span></p><p><font color="#222222"><span style="line-height: 18px;">F</span></font><span style="line-height: 1.5;">or the church’s pastor, Father Reginald Jean-Mary, the process has been much longer than that.</span></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 15:20:59 +0000 Lisann Ramos 27462 at http://wlrn.org Notre Dame d'Haiti Church Holds Its First Mass In New Building On Haitian Radio, North Miami Elections Are Real-Life Drama http://wlrn.org/post/haitian-radio-north-miami-elections-are-real-life-drama <p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">In the city of North Miami, a third of the population is of Haitian descent, and Creole-language radio is vital. D<span style="line-height: 1.5;">uring the lead-up to Tuesday’s runoff for city council and mayor, all kinds of election drama played out over the airwaves.</span></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:39:45 +0000 Nadege Green 15372 at http://wlrn.org On Haitian Radio, North Miami Elections Are Real-Life Drama