Father Gérard Jean-Juste: The People’s Priest (1946–2009)

By Kim Ives This article was originally published by Haiti Liberté Father Gérard Jean-Juste was entirely without any pretensions of grandeur. Photo: Wadner Pierre/Haïti Liberté Here’s one anecdote that captures the man. While he was jailed for political reasons in late 2005, the priest took part of his prison rations and any extra food friends and family … More Father Gérard Jean-Juste: The People’s Priest (1946–2009)

Opinion: Without Haiti, there Would Be no Louisiana Purchase

By Wadner Pierre This Op-Ed was originally published by the Loyola University New Orleans students newspaper, The Maroon on January 18, 2018 It’s hard to believe that in the 21st century, our current president, who claims to be “genius” and “stable” uses racist, vile and undiplomatic language vehemently to describe a nation in which he’s … More Opinion: Without Haiti, there Would Be no Louisiana Purchase