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Jafrikayiti

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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AUTHOR

Read Jafrikayiti’s English language essays, under Blog.

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

ACTIVIST

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

VISUAL ARTIST

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Africans Around the World Overcome Adversities Everyday

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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Fair Elections in Haiti

All indicators suggest a fiasco for the scheduled fall elections in Haiti. The International Crisis Group (ICG) observed that 18 months after former President Jean Bertrand
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Pou yon bon revolisyon 2021, Ayisyen dwe sonje 1946

Premye janvye ane 2021 sa a, menm si se te ak kè sere, se yon Soup Endepandans pwès nou te bwè. Paske nou konsyan nou nan
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Pourquoi les Haïtiens sont-ils encore si menaçants aux yeux de nombreux blancs?

L’an dernier, avec mes camarades de Solidarité Québec-Haïti, j’abordais l’arrivée de 2020 avec un brin d’optimisme et, phénomène rare, je présentais de sincères félicitations à Radio-Canada
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Apredye gen foli Duvalier!

Jodi dimanch 13 desanm 2020 an se lizay pou nou kontinye site non viktim Masak Lasalin yo, chak jou ki jou, jiskaske lajistis pase kòd nan
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Massacre at École Polytechnique: A Brutal Wake-Up Call

On December 6, 1989, a vile criminal had taken upon himself to end the lives of 14 innocent women at École Polytechnique, in Montréal. When this tragedy
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Masak École Polytechnique 6 desanm 1989

RESPÈ POU SOSYETE KEBEKWA A! Mwen sonje jou masak sa a, mwen te nan Inivèsite Waterloo, yon 640 kilomèt konsa, nan yon lòt pwovens. Poutan, Marc
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