Caribbean Marketplace Opens in Miami’s Little Haiti

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Here’s more good news for the south Florida Haitian American community.

According to Miami.com on July 18th,

The long awaited reopening of the Caribbean Marketplace (CMP) is back as a cultural marker in the vibrant Little Haiti community. For years, the venue has been a strong figure along Little Haiti’s main corridor and has been easily identified by its bright colors and vibrant activity of vendors as well as Haitian and Caribbean culture.

After undergoing a lengthy renovation to transform this cultural gem into a community staple for unique arts and crafts, Caribbean culture, special events, and community events, the highly anticipated reopening positions the Caribbean Marketplace as a vibrant additon to the LIttle Haiti Cultural Center next door and the burgeoning arts and culture spirit in Little Haiti. The re-establishment of this Marketplace is a collaborative effort of the City of Miami in partnership with the Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs, the Little Haiti Cultural Complex (LHCC), the Northeast Second Avenue Partnership (NE2P) and District 5 Commissioner Keon Hardemon. – Continue reading here

Haitian Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, greets a throng of guests and well-wishers as he enters the center.

Haitian Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe, greets a guests and well-wishers as he enters the center. – sfltimes.net

Dr. Michel Dodard, director, Office of Community Health Affairs buys a butterfly from Corail Estime, proprietor of Mango Dore at the opening of the Caribbean Marketplace in Little Haiti Friday.

Dr. Michel Dodard, director, Office of Community Health Affairs buys a butterfly from Corail Estime, proprietor of Mango Dore at the opening of the Caribbean Marketplace in Little Haiti Friday.- sfltimes.net

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From Lunionsuite @Mrswanda Instagram

mrswanda RP my boo @armandylapearl| Quick pic at the inauguration of the Caribbean Market place #haitiTourism #CaribbeanTourism #Miami #littlehaiti #lunionsuite #haitian #haiti #miami #haitifood #haitianamerican #haitianfood

From @Mrswanda Instagram : mrswanda I just started following this YOUNG Haitian American DJ & I am truly impress| RP @_jrworld_ Recap on Friday evening Grand Opening of the Caribbean Marketplace located at the #littleHaiti cultural Complex. Mayor of City of Miami Tomas Regalado in the building and many more. I would to thank the little Haiti cultural center for the opportunity to perform. DJ HEAT ON #cityofmiami #lhcc #caribbeanmarketplace #lunionsuite #haitianamerican #haitianartist #miami 1w Read more at http://websta.me/p/769116202930016028_32727306#CJxjD0w67F46v85R.99

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