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The Dominican Fiasco

A Short Story by J.M. Lominy.

Haiti has been plagued by instability, dictatorship, an earthquake, and now Invasion! Today is February 26, 2018, one day before the Dominican Republic celebrates the 174th anniversary of their nation’s independence from Haitian occupiers. And today ...

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7 Haitian-American Websites Everyone Should Visit For 2016

January 14, 2016 0 Comments
7 Haitian-American Websites Everyone Should Visit For 2016

These seven websites represent a positive view on Haitian culture, lifestyle and history. They are organized to allow visitors fluidity with navigation and page views. These sites cater to the population at large, but more so to the English speaker. Best of all they are visually appealing. L’union Suite (http://lunionsuite.com) Created in 2011 as a daily, […]



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Sans-Souci Palace

June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Sans-Souci Palace

      If a man’s home is a reflection of his personality, then San-Souci Palace personifies King Henri Christophe. Its vastness was made for nothing less than a king, although two hundred years after its construction it is now basically a ruin of walls stretching up four levels high.       Haitians should look […]



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Transparency

June 11, 2015 0 Comments
Transparency

It’s a new age in Haitian politics: All the candidates have vowed to total, unhindered transparency. Recently, candidates for the office of magistrate in Petit-Goâve stood in front of a crowd to voice their positions and lend clarity to their true nature. Candidate Joseph walked to the podium, looked past his glasses, unbuttoned his blazer, […]



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God My Savior

May 8, 2015 0 Comments
God My Savior

God may never forgive me for what I’m about to do. I stand on this half-broken bridge with a child in my right arm, another holding my left, and a third grabbing onto my leg. With my throat quivering, I dare not look at them, my children. I’m ready to jump. It’s been three days […]



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Policeman Legros

May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Policeman Legros

My second book, Policeman Legros, is scheduled for release on June 19, 2015. It tells the story about a young policeman, Samuel Legros, in 1936 Haiti who is tasked with investigating a murder that occurred on the steps of the Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Jean-Phillip, the young man killed, is the son of a wealthy […]



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Ruled by the Book

April 23, 2015 0 Comments
Ruled by the Book

My wife is so boring she could put an insomniac to sleep before dusk. It’s not that she planned it that way, but recently she has taken being a Christian way too seriously. She is one tailored cloth away from wearing a burka. In no way do I intend to insult any woman who wears […]


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