“Mari en Maraña,” a “Romeo and Juliet”-inspired film on a Dominican woman who falls in love with a Haitian man, is in the works, reports Manhattan Times. The Washington Heights filmmakers say the theme is particularly relevant now.
A Brooklyn couple’s love for beekeeping has led to the idea of promoting it in Haiti, where it could generate income for the unemployed youth, reports Caribbean Life.
Caribbean identity when it comes to the U.S. Census, art assemblages by a cancer survivor, and “wow factor” shoes in this episode of Independent Sources.
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) will relocate to the historic site of a former firehouse in East Harlem thanks to the help of city agencies, reports Manhattan Times.
A York College exhibit displays the work of two photographers who’ve captured Caribbean carnivals for 25 years.
The Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York met recently to review the effect of the Dominican ruling one year ago stripping Dominicans of Haitian descent of citizenship, Haitian Times reports.
Haitian-American candidates are poised to make gains in the NYS capitol, Haitian Times reports.
Paraders down Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway sported plumage and national colors on September 1.
Shakira Marshall leads her students in blending dance moves from Africa and the Caribbean.
Caribbean chefs from St. Lucia, Jamaica and the Bahamas served up some modern twists on classic flavors.
A Haitian man, raised in New Jersey, set out to start a salt business based in the salt-rich region of northwest Haiti, reports The Haitian Times.
Jersey City locals waved flags and danced to music at the annual West Indian/Caribbean carnival and parade.
The varied music, dance and foods of the Caribbean were on display at Borough Hall.
The forest comes alive in Derek Walcott’s tale of good and evil.
Chef Elsie Dubois prepares dishes from maple-syrup laced polenta to fried pork to sweet potato pudding.