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Alicia Maldonado: A Mother Lost

Alicia Maldonado is the tumultuous and tormented story of a beautiful, aristocratic and universally enchanting white woman born in Cuba in 1943 to a well-to-do landowning family. She arrives in Haiti with her parents after they flee Cuba following the…
Midnight at Noon

This richly tapestried tale, rife with wisdom, heroism and heartache about the current state of the Haitian society, starts with a murder mystery. Odilon, a young peasant from the village of Anwodo, worries about his brother Avisène, innocently arrested and…
Ethnic cleansing in the making in the Dominican Republic

By Ardain Isma CSMS Magazine Haitians are proud individuals, resilient, industrious and, most importantly, respectful. Most observers would agree; but Haitians are one of the most unfairly treated in many quarters of the world. For example, in the Bahamas, Haitians…
The power of perseverance and the virtue of courage

CSMS Magazine Staff Writers A country which shuns its past, it is bound to repeat the dreaded mistakes that curve its history. By all accounts, Haiti is a great nation with a glorious past that many of its neighbors could…