From Havana, Haiti Contributors

Meet Carol Guzy

[caption id="attachment_23213" align="alignnone" width="300"] Carol Guzy stops for a moment and takes in the joy making images in Perpignan, France while attending "Visa pour l'Image."  Photo by Carl Juste/ Iris PhotoCollective[/caption]   Meet Carol Guzy.  A “Havana,Haiti” contributor, the only person to win 4 Pulitzer Prizes for photojournalism, a wonderful compassionate photojournalist,...

Edwidge Danticat Is on WLRN Sundial

Award-winning author and HavanaHaiti contributor, Edwidge Danticat, was interviewed by Luis Hernandez the host of WLRN's Sundial.  Listen to the complete interview during the encore broadcast it's WLRN's Spring Membership Pledge Drive, S. Florida premiere public radio station WLRN (91.3fm).  Danticat is the author of stories, essays, travel commentary, film scripts,...

International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, I offer this image and these words. “A country’s greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race. - Sarojini Naidu Celebrating women every day because every man came from a woman. Wonderful portrait by CW Griffin...

Visionary Aponte Symposium

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://havana-haiti.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Visionary-Aponte_1.mp4"][/video]         "You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lines.  You may trod me in the very dirt,but still, like dust, I'll rise." -  Maya Angelou   José Antonio Aponte, often known as “Black” José Aponte, (died April 9, 1812, in Havana) was a Cuban activist, military officer and carpenter of Yoruba origin who...

Today We Mourn, Tomorrow We Fight

The words of President Trump were not surprising, only the silence.  How many times his insults and verbal denigration of immigrants and people of color were uttered and those in attendance remained silent?  How many times must politicians remain complicit in both in words and action?  Edwidge Danticat refuses to...