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Posted by on Dec 17, 2021 in Haiti News & History | 0 comments

Culture in a Bowl: Soup Joumou

Today, I learned that Haiti’s joumou soup was awarded protected status by Unesco. Happy day! This is my absolute favorite Haitian dish, and one which Dave and I have enjoyed on several occasions… most notably on New Year’s Day in 2016. Read on to learn more about this soup’s cultural significance, as well as what goes into it to make it so delicious!

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Posted by on Oct 27, 2021 in Community of Southern Haiti, Haiti Ministry, Haiti News & History, School | 0 comments

Crises in Haiti Have Profound Effect on South, including Collège Lumière

It’s been just three weeks since Pastor Sam, Aunald, and Naomie kicked-off Collège Lumière’s inaugural school year, and already they’ve had to close the school due to the deteriorating conditions in their country. Current crises include political instability, food insecurity, continued disaster recovery, violent gangs, and a fuel shortage that has brought the country to its knees. Until the gangs reopen the roads, allowing fuel deliveries to resume, the country will remain powerless… and Collège Lumière will remain closed. It’s not the start we expected to it’s inaugural year.

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