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Retired Haitian woman swears she will never go back to Haiti

After spending more than 35 years living between the Bahamas in the United States, this old Haitian lady thanked her fellow countrymen for shattering her dream of retiring in Haiti. more »

Haiti's Brain Drain: Migration of Haitian Teachers and Doctors to Congo in the 1960s

Just like Barack Obama is a byproduct of an African man who left his seeds in America, Patrick Gaspard is a byproduct of the Haiti brain drain In the early 1960s, hundreds of Haitian professionals, including teachers, professors, engineers, and doctors, embarked on a journey to Africa. While this migration marked a significant effort to support the growth of African nations, it simultaneously led to a brain drain from Haiti, impacting its development on multiple fronts. more »

The money transfers to Haiti coming from the Diaspora will be depleted within 10 to 15 years, find out why

Back in the days 500 Haitian Gourdes was worth 100 US dollars, How much is it worth today? During a conversation with my cousin in New York, he predicted that the money transfers coming from the Haitian diaspora in the form of remittances may be depleted within the next 10 to 15 years and he give a very good reason for that. more »

When the Haitian Diaspora is broke, it effects on the Haitian Economy

All the Money Transfer Options to Haiti: Western Union, CAM Transfer, and Unitransfer and more... Many Haitians living in Haiti are shocked when they realize there is less money transfers coming from the Diaspora than before. Some, if not most, in Haiti rely heavily on diaspora Haitians sending remittances back home. With less money coming in now to spend in a country where prices seem to be going up every time the US dollar sneezes, it means more problems. more »

Haiti's Brain Drain: 85 percent of Haitian College Graduates leave the country

Education in Haiti Did I read this correctly? Eighty five percent of college graduates in Haiti leave the country. Talk about a brain drain! more »

Relationships: Women in Haiti complain they are being lied to by Haitian men in the Diaspora

Women in Haiti think: My diaspora boyfriend will take me to the United States and give me a green  card There are young women in Haiti who have fallen in love with Haitian men in the diaspora. They think they hit the jackpot. They think they found the love of their lives only to discover later that these Diaspora Haitian men are living double lives. more »

Everyone is talking about a recession these days, how are you doing?

USA Money dollar bill We can't help but notice that Haitians in the Diaspora, especially in the United States, are feeling the pinch of what everyone clearly identifies as a recession. Money is scarce and the price of everything is going up. more »

Haiti Gang who kidnapped 17 American missionaries wants $1,000,000 U.S. per hostage

Haiti Gang Violence - Who is 400 Mawozo? 400 Mawozo, the powerful Haiti gang who kidnapped 17 American and Canadian missionaries wants to get paid USD $1,000,000 for each hostage. No more nor less. more »

17 American Missionaries kidnapped in Haiti by armed gang members

After Martelly/Lamothe arrested rich man Clifford Brandt, kidnapping stopped in Haiti for a very long time. Who do they have to arrest this time? Up to 17 American missionaries have been kidnapped in Haiti by gang members Saturday, Haitian officials said. New York Times, CNN, everyone is talking about it. more »

Journalist Bob C. advises Haitians in the diaspora to stay away from Haiti for the time being

Haitian Journalist Roberde Celine dit Bob C., L'original, le vrai, l'unique en son genre! Radio Caraibes journalist Robert Celine AKA Bob C. is advising Haitians in the diaspora not to come to Haiti right now because of insecurities that is ravaging the country and causing the lives of just about anybody. more »