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With the fate of health insurance for 30,000 legal immigrants hanging on the choices legislative leaders will make in the coming days, House Speaker Robert DeLeo said Gov. Deval Patrick made a "good and compelling case" for maintaining the coverage. He... Read more
Haiti scores: A fan celebrates the second half goal by Sirin Vaniel that equalized the match between Haiti and the US. Haiti now leads 2-1.Play is underway at Foxboro's Gilette Stadium, where Haiti is facing off against Team USA in a first-round Gold Cup... Read more
Saying the Legislature has made its position clear, a top House lawmaker said that the Patrick administration should shift funds within the state’s large human services budget if it wants to continue health coverage beyond July for 30,000 legal immigrants... Read more
Senators Edward Kennedy and John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) have joined a growing chorus of Congressional voices urging President Barack Obama to grant temporary protected status (TPS) to approximately 30,000 Haitians living in the U.S. illegally. The... Read more
Candidates 2009: Five candidates for public office have emerged for seats in four different communities in Massachusetts this year. From left to right: Fred Fontaine, Ricardo Bonachy Telemaque, Nekita Lamour, Jean-Claude Sanon and Marc Lucas.Four Haitian-... Read more
Mother, son die in freak tree accident in N.J. Christmas morning should be a time for unwrapping presents, preparing for an afternoon meal, and enjoying the company of close family and friends. This year, the peace of those special hours came to a sudden... Read more
On February 12, 2009, an extremely amazing man left his family and this world due to complications resulting from a blood clot and subsequent stroke. He was my father, a person whom I loved, respected and cherished dearly. He was a family man, a person... Read more
The US men's soccer team will play Haiti in a first-round match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at Gillette Stadium. The July 11 game will start at 7 p.m. and be followed by a match between Honduras and Grenada. The US, Haiti, Honduras and Grenada make up Group... Read more
Children running around naked and washing themselves in puddles in dirt roads, outside homes made of aluminum siding and cinderblocks. Those were some of the images that remain stuck in state Rep. Marty Walsh’s mind after his five-day trip to Haiti last... Read more
James Eliscar and Daniel Jean-Philip are among the many college students nationwide who’ll soon be in sunny destinations for their spring break – but life won’t be a beach for these two. Instead, they will be planting 500 trees in Haiti, in the city of... Read more
A new US air carrier will open up a direct gateway from New York to Port-au-Prince this summer, a move directly aimed at the burgeoning Haitian-American middle class. Delta Airlines will launch daily flights between John F. Kennedy airport and Port-au-... Read more
Anny Jean-Jacques isn’t leaving Boston anytime soon. And that’s a good thing. “Five years ago I thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be better to start fresh, go somewhere new?’” she remembered. “And then I thought to myself, ‘why?’ Why should I leave? This is where... Read more
Every school’s athletic department has one game that stands out from the rest. For Suffolk University, that game came in the spring of 1989, when the men’s soccer team played Northeastern University. “Imagine, a Division III institution playing a... Read more
On Wednesday, March 4 Riche Zamor and two colleagues from the University of Fondwa were in an automobile, traveling from Fondwa, Haiti to the capitol city of Port au Prince. Zamor was barely two months into his stint at University President. The former... Read more
A Mattapan man well-loved in Boston’s tight-knit Haitian community lost his life on May 20 when his motorcycle collided with a car on Blue Hill Avenue near the corner of Clarkwood Street. Yves Guery, Jr. 28, died at the scene of the accident, which... Read more
“We will work with anyone, regardless of their beliefs, if it will benefit the community,” says Frantz A. Louizia, Executive Director of Massachusetts Community Health Services, Inc., (MCHS). It’s this philosophy that is likely at the root of the... Read more
Fritz Ducheine: Iconic Christian images.Peace is not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when viewing some of Fritz Ducheine's paintings at ESCAPE, his exhibition at the National Center of Afro-American Artists (NCAAA) Museum in Roxbury. Ducheine's... Read more

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