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Havana, Haiti  #HavanaHaiti: Two Cultures, One Community A 10 year labor of love by photojournalist @cjmiamiherald

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI 2010 “Invictus” 1/14 Photo by Carl Juste
The Executive Director of Americans for Immigrant Justice (Al Justice), Cheryl Little is one of the most recognized writers contributing to “Havana-Haiti.” She is well known for her strong involvement in immigration issues since 1985. She began working at the Haitian Refugee Center after law school and has received numerous recognitions for her work. In 1995, she was named “Person of The Week” by ABC News and Poder magazine named her one of Miami’s 100 Most Influential People in 2011. She has also testified before Congress and has appeared on television shows like 60 Minutes and PBS News Hour. To read more about writers, photojournalists, and editors of Havana-Haiti visit https://bit.ly/2tfqnqz.

#PhotographerSpotlight CITE SOLIEL, PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI 2010 Photo by Carl Juste

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI Circa 2006 Photo by Carl Juste

Recognized for his poetry and storytelling, Richard Blanco is among the talented writers in Havana-Haiti. Coming from a Cuban family of exiles, Blanco writes about self-identity and cultural stereotypes through books like "Looking for The Gulf Motel." His work has been recognized by CNN and CBS among other media companies. In 2013, He was the first gay person and Latino to be the inaugural poet at Obama’s inauguration ceremony. To read more about other authors contributing to Havana-Haiti visit https://bit.ly/2tfqnqz

#PhotographerSpotlight SAUT-D’EAU, HAITI Circa 2010 “True Believers” 1/18 Photo by Jeffery A. Salter

#PhotographerSpotlight NORTHERN FRONTIER, HAITI, Circa 1992 Photo by Jeffery A. Salter

"Special Period" by Marice Cohn Band – HAVANA, CUBA (1989 – 1998)
Managing editor of El Nuevo Herald, Nancy San Martin, won two regional Emmy awards for work as a writer. She is recognized for her work on local and international news. As an immigration reporter, she worked on assignments in Cuba and Haiti. In Havana-Haiti, Martin covers the theme of pain in her essay “Moving Through.”

#PhotographerSpotlight PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI, Circa 1992 Photo by Jeffery A. Salter

#PhotoSpotlight "Special Period" by Marice Cohn Band – HAVANA, CUBA (1989 – 1998)
Founding city editor of El Nuevo Herald- Fabiola Santiago- is an author and journalist known for her essays and stories on Cuban Culture. She has been a columnist for the Miami Herald since 1980, and shared Pulitzer prizes for coverage on hurricane Andrew in 1992 and Elian Gonzalez in 2001. She joins the team of contributors to the Havana-Haiti project. Visit http://havana-haiti.com/ to learn more.

#PhotographerSpotlight Cont. “Special Period” by Maurice Cohn Band - HAVANA, CUBA (1989 - 1998)

#PhotographerSpotlight Cont. "Special Period" by Marice Cohn Band – HAVANA, CUBA (1989 - 1998)

"Special Period" by Marice Cohn Band – HAVANA, CUBA (1989 - 1998) #PhotographerSpotlight

#PhotoSpotlight Street Ball (Havana, Cuba) by Pablo Martínez Monsiváis

#AuthorSpotlight Havana, Haiti contributor, Oscar Jose Corral is a Cuban-American journalist and filmmaker. Corral worked as a journalist for the Miami Herald and is noted for covering major stories on Cuban-American politics. In 2014 his documentary on undocumented child immigrants, “The Crossfire Kids”, received an Emmy Nomination.

Oscar J. Corral is one of the many authors behind the Havana-Haiti project.

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