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Haitian-Americans express concern over upcoming US election

Interviewed residents of Little Haiti express their concerns over this presidential election. Several of those interviewed expressed frustration with the lack of discussion over the effect of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, as well as the Clinton Foundation’s missteps in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.

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Florida Haitian-American Voters A Challenge For Hillary Clinton

Nadege Green, WLRN

October 12, 2016

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In an effort to court Haitian-American voters, Hillary Clinton opened a campagn office in Little Haiti where voters are welcomed by a cutout of the candidate and a Haitian flag. (Photo from original article)

 

Along busy Northeast Second Avenue in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood sits the Caribbean Marketplace, a bright yellow structure modeled after Haiti’s famous Iron Market.

Usually the cultural hub is home to Haitian art exhibits or music-filled nights ofkonpa and rara.

But recently, the complex has been abuzz with political activity – presidential candidate Donald Trump  (and protesters) made an appearance and a Hillary Clinton campaign office opened a few doors down…

 

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