The Haitian Times
By Murdith Joseph and Oldjy Francois
HAITI — On May 1, people gathered at the historical park known in French as La Place D’Armes in Cap- Haitien, Haiti’s second-largest city, to celebrate Labor and Agricultural Day.
Two women’s organizations — Entre’Elles and Reyofen — along with the support of Cap-Haitien town hall authorities put on display traditional arts, crafts and local production for a second day.
The display of culture and colors with music started April 30 at the University of Notre Dame of Haiti before its transfer to La Place d’Armes.
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