Haiti is one of the least developed and least stable countries in the Western Hemisphere. While the availability of consumer goods and services is adequate in the capital, Port-au-Prince, other parts of the country experience chronic shortages. Most consumer products are imported and expensive. Some tourism facilities in the large cities and resort areas are satisfactory, but many are rudimentary at best, and are difficult to find in most rural areas and small towns.
Biden: Teachers ?most consequential? people after parents
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden hosted a White House ceremony Monday to recognize the 2021 and 2020 national teachers of the year, the state teacher finalists for those years and ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Oct 2021 15:40:00 GMT
She Left Haiti in the ?80s ? and Is Waiting for the Country to Have ?A Success Story\'
If you want to understand why people migrate, the story of Florida State Rep. Marie Woodson will interest you. Woodson emigrated from Haiti to the U.S. in 1981 to get a good education and job, and ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Oct 2021 12:08:00 GMT
Educator Spotlight: Andrew Beegle
In this week's Educator Spotlight, we're honoring Andrew Beegle an English teacher.Lynne Hayes Freeland spoke with Chef Claudy Pierre of the E.A.T. Initiative about the recent mistreatment of people ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 05 Oct 2021 08:54:00 GMT
In Schenectady, making sure Haiti is not forgotten
Everyone can get help from us, but we also teach them about the history of Haiti, we teach them about loving Haiti, and how the history of Haiti was a big changing point in history,? said Marc, 36, ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 05 Oct 2021 08:00:00 GMT
This Nonprofit is Empowering Kids Around the World With Books in Mother Tongue Languages
Ndiwa?s latest book, ?Go Stella Go!,? tells the story of a girl who wants to become an engineer and explores the changing perceptions of girls and their abilities.
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Oct 2021 14:17:00 GMT
400 Mawozo gang kidnapped the missionaries: Haiti police
Gang known as 400 Mazowo said to have abducted 17 foreign missionaries amid increasing lawlessness in troubled nation.
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Oct 2021 00:32:00 GMT
?People will always come?: Inside a Haitian?s journey without end
Nicko and Nayou are among thousands of Haitians who risked everything to make it to the U.S. border, only to find themselves trapped beneath a bridge in Del Rio, Tex. Now stranded in Mexico, they are ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Oct 2021 06:06:00 GMT
Op-Ed: The West owes a centuries-old debt to Haiti
Black people on a Caribbean island realized Enlightenment values by overthrowing slavery and colonial rule. Their revolution shaped the U.S.
Publ.Date : Sun, 10 Oct 2021 03:15:32 GMT
C. L. R. James, Eric Williams, and the End of Slavery in the Caribbean
The Trinidadian historians C. L. R. James, a Marxist revolutionary, and Eric Williams, his former student and the prime minister who placed him under house arrest, forever reshaped how we view the end ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 10 Oct 2021 10:18:00 GMT
The Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding In And Out Of Haiti Part 2
Lynne Hayes Freeland spoke with Chef Claudy Pierre of the E.A.T. Initiative about the recent mistreatment of people in Haiti and of those leaving the country.
Publ.Date : Tue, 05 Oct 2021 09:01:00 GMT
RAND Corp. Says 321K Undocumented Kids Entered U.S. Schools From 2016-2019
RAND Corp. researchers estimate 321,000 undocumented and asylum-seeking children enrolled in the nation?s public schools between late 2016 and 2019, just ahead of the more recent and dramatic uptick ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Oct 2021 04:15:00 GMT
Opinion: Texas? denial of systemic racism upholds white power
Republicans are drawing on a long history of systemic racism in Texas? legal, societal and educational makeup.
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Oct 2021 12:42:19 GMT