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Sunday, February 19, 2017
Majorie Nestor

Majorie Alexis Nestor: From Cleaning Houses to Getting a Masters in Law and Two...

By Sarah Brutus @sarahprworldwide   When did you move to the United States? I was born in Hinche, in Haiti. I came to the United States in 1997 and came straight to Miami. Prior to coming to the United States, I...
Celestin Odilon photo by @spexphoto

The Incredible Determination of Mr. Celestin Odilon

First published in SPRING 2016 “TOP 10 HAITIAN Business Leaders in South Florida” edition.  From Working on a Chicken Farm to Owning One of the Biggest Haitian Restaurants (O’King Créole) in South Florida By Sarah Brutus Q: Where are you from? A:...
Natacha Gomez

Top Chef: Natacha Gomez “Keep Cooking with Love”

This Q&A first published in the Spring 2015 print edition. Get to know “Chef Natacha Gomez” Q: Where did you grow up? A: I grew up on the northern side of Haiti, the beautiful town of Cap-Haitien. Q: When did you know you wanted...
Rodney Noel photo by @spexphoto

Legendary Promoter Rodney Noel

First published in SPRING 2016 “TOP 10 HAITIAN Business Leaders in South Florida” edition 18 Years Later, Compas Festival Is Still Going Strong By Sarah Brutus Q: Where are you from? A: I was born in Haiti. Q: What has been the most challenging part of...
Chef Jouvens Jean

Top Chef: Jouvens Jean “The Chef with a Jujitsu Belt”

This Q&A first published in the Spring 2015 print edition. Get to know “Chef Jouvens Jean” Q: Where did you grow up? A: In Nassau, Bahamas. Q: When did you know you wanted to be a chef? A: I was a 16-year-old prep cook...
Evelyne Bobo Deglace photo by @spexphoto

Evelyne Bobo Deglace “Lady of Fire”

First published in SPRING 2016 “TOP 10 HAITIAN Business Leaders in South Florida” edition.  From a Nursing Degree to Buying and Selling Properties Throughout South Florida Where are you from? Port Au Prince, Haiti. I moved to Miami when I was 11...
Mike Nestor

Mike Nestor: Helping Haitians Find Jobs with SECO’s 16 Offices, and counting, throughout the...

Anyone who really wants to do something can achieve it. By Sarah Brutus @sarahprworldwide Where were you born? My name is Michelet Mike Nestor. I was born in Port Au Prince, Haiti, in a poor slum called Soleno. I came to...
Stephan Durand

Top Chef: Stephan Durand “I want to cook until I can’t anymore”

This Q&A first published in the Spring 2015 print edition. Get to know “Chef Stephan Durand” Q: Where did you grow up? A: Most of my young life was spent in Haiti, however, I also spent part of my childhood in NY and...
Max Joseph photo by @spexphoto

Mr. Max Joseph: The Man behind Xpert Signs &  Printing

First published in SPRING 2016 “TOP 10 HAITIAN Business Leaders in South Florida” edition The Only Black-Owned Signs and Printing Company in the Community By Sarah Brutus Where are you from? I was born in Port Au Prince, Haiti. But I can strongly say...
Guylene Berry photo by @spexphoto

Leading Radio Host Guylene Berry’s Versatile Professions

First published in SPRING 2016 “TOP 10 HAITIAN Business Leaders in South Florida” edition.  From Import and Export, Insurance Agent, Interpreter, Consultant, to Becoming a Painting Contractor By Sarah Brutus Where are you from? I’m from Jacmel, Haiti. I used to vacation in the...
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