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Jafrikayiti (Jean Saint-Vil) is author of:
  1. LAFIMEN: Listwa Pèp Ayisyen Depi Nan Ginen (CD 1 – 4), audio recordings on the history of the Haitian People.
  2. Viv Bondye ! Aba Relijyon!,  book (essay) on spirituality and the Afro-Haitian experience with Christianity.

Co-founder of two self-help organizations AKASAN (Ayisyen ki ap soutni Ayisyen nètalkole) and Jaku Konbit which follow the principles popularized by Marcus Garvey, he is also an artist-activist immersed in the Global Peace and Social Justice movement.

He hosts or co-hosts  several weekly radio programs such as Bouyon-Rasin at the University of Ottawa’s C.H.U.O 89.1 F.M,  Rendez-vous Haitien at Carleton University’s C.K.C.U 93.1 F.M, Chèche pa peche and Pawòl pou chèche chimen on www.radiokajou.com.

Featured political analyst on Canadian as well as international media, a University of Waterloo (Hon. B.Sc., Biology) graduate and Canadian Civil Servant, Jafrikayiti lives in Ottawa-Gatineau but returns to Haiti on a regular basis.


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Read Jafrikayiti’s English language essays, under Blog.

Read, listen to or view excerpts from his Haitian Kreyòl works under Products


For the emergence of a new era of justice-based global peace and genuine human sisterhood/brotherhood.


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How I wish when I was growing up, I had books that told me about the true
story of my people, of their civilizations, inventions, struggles, victories.

Books in which the first picture I saw resembled me, instead of the Columbus face that starred curiously back at me, on the very first page of “our” Histoire d’Haiti by Frères de l’instruction chrétienne.

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Dear Stevie Wonder

RAPE - This past July 2011, four employees of the organization you represent forcibly sodomized an 18 year old boy in Southern Haiti. The criminals produced a trophy video of the crime, which became public last week, as discussed on ABC News.
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HAITI’S NEW DICTATORSHIP: The Coup, the Earthquake, and the UN Occupation By Justin Podur **** (Click to listen to Jafrikayiti’s Interview with author Justin Podur –
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Haitian Realities Contrast With Stereotypes (Video)

By Ish Theilheimer Global Research, February 03, 2010 *** Jean Saint-Vil: Canada should own up to hosting 2003 summit to plot Aristide’s overthrow *** Last week,
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Haiti: Prominent businessman arrested for role in kidnapping

Someone sent me Amy Wilentz’s recent article which discusses the arrest of alleged kidnapping gang leader Clifford Brandt in Haiti. In the text, there is this
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Haitian Music Favorites

Haitian music is very diverse and always in evolution. Below, I invite you to sample the tunes produced by a selection of my favorite artists. SINGERS
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No to Organized Religion, It's Spirit that Counts

By Brian Stevens Haitian Times Staff , Published in May 2000 MIAMI – With the provocative title “Viv Bondye, Aba Relijyon” (Long live God, Down with
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