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Performance Profile: La Sirene: Rutas de Azucar by Lukumi Arts

La Sirene: Rutas de Azucar (Sugar Routes)


La Sirene: Rutas de Azucar is a multi-media performance written by Afro-Cuban performer,  Jadele McPherson.  It takes the audience through a journey that asks how we can “redefine borders”, find liberation and heal from ancestral trauma.   204 more words


2nd Sunday of Advent

Originally delivered on December 6, 1992

Readings: Isaiah 2:1-5; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:37-44

In today’s homily, we are invited to take a mountain view.  We are challenged to go from the comfortable to someplace new from which to gain a new perspective. 111 more words

Cycle A

To rebuild or become resilient: a discussion on Southern Haiti's hurricanes

Just recently this year, in October, southwestern Haiti was recently hit by Hurricane Matthew, which killed more than 1,000 people (NASA). Hurricane Matthew’s effect on Haiti was severely underrepresented in the media. 471 more words

ENVS 601

World AIDS Day in Haiti

According to online statistics, Haiti has a 1.8 percent prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS, among the highest percentage-wise in the Caribbean region.

After the 2010 earthquake, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS reported that the virus and subsequently, the illness is mainly transmitted through heterosexual contact, followed by mother-to-infant transmission. 288 more words

Labadee Haiti

This is the private beach of royal caribbean.

Beautiful beach, but crowded

Games for kids, but not free. $20 aprox the entrance fee to water park… 18 more words


Posts of December

The worst news by far this month was how the anti-democratic system in the US decided to hand state power to a racist misogynist. There’s been many things written about that since the appointment (it’s not an election), so I’m just sharing three of them here: an… 822 more words


Clearing the Backlog

I’m so far behind in reviewing that I’m almost paralysed by it. So there’s only one solution: a mass review of books I’ve read over the last 3 months. 332 more words