Famous Haitians

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Interview with Claudette Werleigh

Claudette Werleigh was Foreign Minster of Haiti during the momentous years 1993-94 when UN troops intervened, bringing an end to military dictatorship, and restoring the elected government.

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Molaire, Michel

Inventor – Michel Molaire has played an integral role in groundbreaking innovations at Eastman Kodak for more than 20 years.

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Edmond, Tyrone

Edmond, Tyrone. International male model – Born in Cap-Haïtien in 1977. His mother died when he was nine years old,

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Paul Magloire

Magloire. Military ruler behind Haiti’s brief golden age By Greg Chamberlain The Guardian – 20 July, 2001 General Paul Magloire,

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Hyppolite, Hector

Artist – The father-figure of Haitian art, and one of the greatest natural painters of modern times. Born in 1894

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Paul Laraque

The great revolutionary poet By Tontongi (Editor of Tanbou) – 10 March, 2007 The great revolutionary poet Paul Laraque died

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Jean, Wyclef

Musician and singer – Born in 1970 in Croix-des-Bouquets, but grew up in Port-au-Prince until the age of nine when

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Michel, Emeline

Singer – Born in Gonaïves, Michel is a captivating performer, versatile vocalist, accomplished dancer, songwriter and producer. She has recorded

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Peck, Raoul

Peck, Raoul. Film maker – Grew up in Zaire where his parents had emigrated to escape the Duvalier dictatorship when

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