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Franketienne’s One-Man Play & In-depth Francreolophonie Conference Captivated Audiences

From a poetry-infused dramatic interpretation to a scholarly discussion on language, Haitian literary great Franketienne delighted audiences at the 2013 D.C. Francophonie Festival. His first stop was at La Maison Francaise, where he moved about the stage depicting the chaos that sometimes occurs in male-dominated societies. The play, “Delirium of the Fallen Predator,” co-sponsored by…

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Discover Haiti’s Summer Interns – Yolanda Richard

Discover Haiti’s Summer Interns: Yolanda Richard, Black Religion in the African Diaspora, Yale University Yolanda Richard is currently interning in the Embassy’s Political Affairs Department. As a Haitian-American woman she aspires to develop her knowledge of Haiti and the diplomatic relationship between Haiti and the United States. She graduated from the University of Miami with…

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Discover Haiti’s Entrepreneurs & Businesses – Ernst Valery

Discover Haiti’s Entrepreneurs & Businesses: Ernst Valery, owner of Milk & Honey Baltimore and Ernst Valery Investments Corp. Shortly before the U.S. economic recession, Ernst Valery’s investment firm bought a decaying commercial office building in downtown Baltimore and converted it to 96-unit apartment building. When the economy contracted, Valery, originally from Port-Au-Prince, found it challenging…