Quotes about haitian (16 Quotes)

    My position is simple on President Aristide and any other citizen who wants to come to Haiti. Article 41 of the Haitian Constitution says that no Haitian needs a visa to enter or leave the country.

    My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office.

    The literary community is very rich. The Haitian culture stands out as unique, especially the literature. The Creole language also lends a flavor all its own, even in English, and the African tradition gives the literature a lot of folk tales and proverbs.

    We are going to be sitting in that meeting, facing the committee members and praying in our minds for them to look at our faces -- Asian, Haitian, Latino, even Caucasian -- who are watching at this historic moment to see what they produce.

    In addition, Margery Marks and a group of Haitian artists are working on the development of books for school-aged children to learn how to preserve the environment in Haiti. With the help of Dodard and his artwork, Marks hopes the gallery's first exhibition will be a successful one. Philippe Dodard is not only a painter, but a sculptor and interior designer, an architectural metal worker and very well educated, both culturally and artistically, ... I believe that he has something very, very special.

    The governor has the good fortune to have the House and the Senate controlled by his party. If he says he has failed to get funding for those initiatives being proposed by the advisory board, I think this is an indication of his leadership or his commitment regarding Haiti. Many Haitian Americans want temporary protected status for refugees trying to escape political turmoil in the homeland. The fact that the advisory board didn't make TPS a priority sent a bad vibe to the Haitian community here. It seems the advisory board had a political aim to it, instead of a humanitarian aim that people think it should have. It was just a way for the governor to appease the Haitian community by showing that he's doing something good.

    This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity.

    We don't intend to always keep this necessarily African oriented. Originally I had hoped to have African American Indian of this area, and the Appalachian of this area, but at the same time, just as we have the Haitian room, we will always have room for another exhibit.

    I've been impressed, over the last 15 years, with how often the somewhat conspiratorial comments of Haitian villagers have been proven to be correct when the historical record is probed carefully.

    Most of the families are from Mexico, others from Haiti many of the children were born in far-flung American farming towns and thus are U.S. citizens. The Haitian and Mexican kids are very distant -- they don't know each other's culture, ... We try to promote harmony.

    He's responsible for Miami having a Haitian community. It was through his leadership and his creation of the Haitian Refugee Center and working with us on the legal work and organizing people politically that he stopped the deportations. It was the initiation and the creation of the Haitian community here.

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