Archive for February 5th, 2018

Arcade Fire’s Haitian ‘Kanaval’ parade reveals new route

February 5, 2018
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Arcade Fire’s Haitian ‘Kanaval’ parade reveals new route

By Doug MacCash NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Look for the new Haitian-themed Krewe du Kanaval parade to begin in Armstrong Park at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6. The parade will travel through the Treme on an unspecified route, passing by the Backstreet Cultural Museum, 1116 Henriette Delille St., at some point. The parade will...
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At Haitian-Dominican border, shelter protects children vulnerable to human trafficking

February 5, 2018
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At Haitian-Dominican border, shelter protects children vulnerable to human trafficking

Children at Santa Teresita del Niño Jesús, a church-run shelter for potentially trafficked children and unaccompanied minors trying to cross the Haiti-Dominican Republic border. (GSR photo / Chris Herlinger) by Chris Herlinger Feb. 5, 2018 inIn September, 15-year-old Prospélanda Aimé tried to cross the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic with an older...
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Haitian artists give everything to Jacmel carnival

February 5, 2018
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Haitian artists give everything to Jacmel carnival

Under the warm midday sun that lit the city of Jacmel on Sunday, a colorful procession of spectacular masks and costumes took over the streets of the Haiti’s arts capital. The coastal city turned into a giant 24-hour party, which started at noon and ended the next day, setting the stage for a parade...
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