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"president francois duvalier" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:12 min | 1 year ago

"president francois duvalier" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Know, USA. So I was with two uncles and a cousin and we're heading down to Miami for vacation. This is Roland Sylvain, and what he's talking about happened almost 20 years ago. You know, we're having a good time is in the music. He's feeling good sailing down the open road going about 82 Miles an hour, which is more than the speed limit, And as he's cruising through Virginia, a police car pulls up behind him. I just had a side by side. Pull over and when I pulled it out, Oh, man, Like I'm going to get in some serious because I don't have my license on me and all of Gaza like, what were you talking about? I don't like I mean, I mean, I have my life, but I'm suspended. Roland Sylvain was born in Haiti, though, by the time of his birth in 1978. Most of his family had 1 Ft. Out of the country. My grandfather actually was the one that started it. He had issues in Haiti for political reasons of things like that. His grandfather's problems started during the brutal dictatorship of President Francois Duvalier, who's usually known as Papa Doc. Papa Doc allowed no political dissent while he ruled the mortality rate of political prisoners reportedly was the worst in the world. He and his son known as Baby Doc, ruled over Haiti from the late 19 fifties. Tilda made 19 eighties for the first time in nearly 30 years of Duvalier Dictatorships, Haitians are talking openly about overthrowing their leader. Roland doesn't know exactly what went wrong. But by the time he was born, his grandfather was building a new life for himself. In New York City. He was one of tens of thousands of Haitians who came to the US around that time patients have been fleeing their island, claiming to be refugees from political repression. Within a few years, Rollings grandfather got settled and was able to bring the rest of his family to New York legally. And so in December of 1985 Little seven year old Roland boarded a plane in shorts and a T shirt and flew to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City. And given the time of.

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"president francois duvalier" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:08 min | 1 year ago

"president francois duvalier" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"So I was with two uncles and a cousin and we're heading down to Miami for vacation. This is Roland Sylvain and what he's talking about happened almost 20 years ago. You know, we're having a good time. Listen, the music he's feeling good sailing down the open road going about 82 Miles an hour, which is more than the speed limit. And as he's cruising through Virginia, a police car pulls up behind him. I just heard the science behind Deciduous. Pull over and when I pulled it out. Oh, man, Like I'm going to get in some serious shit because I don't have my license on me and all the guys are like, What are you talking about? That I don't like I mean, I mean, I have my life, but I'm suspended. Roland Sylvain was born in Haiti, though, by the time of his birth in 1978. Most of his family had 1 Ft. Out of the country. My grandfather actually was the one that started it. He had issues in Haiti for political reasons of things like that. His grandfather's problems started during the brutal dictatorship of President Francois Duvalier, who's usually known as Papa Doc. Papa Doc allowed no political dissent while he ruled the mortality rate of political prisoners reportedly was the worst in the world. He and his son known as Baby Doc, ruled over Haiti from the late 19 fifties till the maid 19 eighties For the first time in nearly 30 years of Duvalier Dictatorships, Haitians are talking openly about overthrowing their leader. Roland doesn't know exactly what went wrong. But by the time he was born, his grandfather was building a new life for himself in New York City. He was one of tens of thousands of Haitians who came to the US around that time patients have been fleeing their island claiming to be refugees from political repression. Within a few years, Rollings grandfather got settled and was able to bring the rest of his family to New York legally on. And so in December of 1985 little seven year old Roland boarded a plane in shorts and a T shirt and food to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City. And given.

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"president francois duvalier" Discussed on Latino USA

Latino USA

03:20 min | 1 year ago

"president francois duvalier" Discussed on Latino USA

"Roland Sylvain was born in Haiti, , though by the time of his birth in Nineteen, , seventy, , eight, , most of his family had one foot. . My grandfather actually was the one that started it. . He had issues in Haiti for political reasons things like that. . His grandfather's problems started during the brutal dictatorship of President Francois Duvalier who's usually known as Papa doc hopper allowed no political dissent while he ruled the mortality rate of political prisoners reportedly was the worst in the world he and his son known as baby talk ruled over Haiti from the late. Nineteen . fifties till the made one, , thousand, , nine, , hundred, , eighty s for the first time in nearly thirty years of Duvalier, , dictatorships Haitians are talking openly about overthrowing their leader ruling doesn't know exactly what went wrong. . But by the time he was born, , his grandfather was building a new life for himself in New York City. . He was one of tens of thousands of Haitians who came to the US around that time. . have been fleeing their island claiming to be refugees from political repression within a few years rowlands grandfather got settled and was able to bring the rest of his family to New York legally. . and. . So in December of one, , thousand, , nine, hundred, , , eighty, , five, , little seven year old role in boarded a plane in shorts and a tee shirt and flew to John F. Kennedy airport in New York City. . And given the time of the year New York. . City was a little bit of shock. . Possible world where was that freezing? ? But then a bunch of his relatives pulled up in a really big van and had a run at one of the stores inside the airport and get us coats may bundle them up and welcomed rolling to America. . From the moment he arrived in the US. . Roland was a legal permanent resident and his life became very American very quickly after a couple of years living in Brooklyn, , his parents moved him and his siblings to the New Jersey suburbs Roland finished high school and got a job at a chemical plant became the manager there everybody loved me because I was the youngest guy a job. . He started making good money. . Then after nine eleven he got laid off for a while which someone else might have seen as a glass half empty kind of situation. . But Roland he saw freedom. . Just had fun I had my four one k. that was loaded sides. . I took the 401k he took off on the road kept going back to Montreal Miami Atlanta well. . Texas. . I. . Did Texas a few Tom I was teenager. . Enjoying myself and it was on one of these trips that Roland got pulled over for speeding. . This traffic stop and the events that followed would lead role in story to collide a few years. . Later with another man's a teenager whose unusual journey through the United States immigration system has derailed tens of thousands of people's lives. . We're going to tell you both of their stories because the trouble rolling got into is still haunting him now. . It's threatening almost everything he assumed to be true about his life and he isn't the only one. .

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The Matter Of Castro Tum

Latino USA

03:20 min | 1 year ago

The Matter Of Castro Tum

"Roland Sylvain was born in Haiti, though by the time of his birth in Nineteen, seventy, eight, most of his family had one foot. My grandfather actually was the one that started it. He had issues in Haiti for political reasons things like that. His grandfather's problems started during the brutal dictatorship of President Francois Duvalier who's usually known as Papa doc hopper allowed no political dissent while he ruled the mortality rate of political prisoners reportedly was the worst in the world he and his son known as baby talk ruled over Haiti from the late. Nineteen fifties till the made one, thousand, nine, hundred, eighty s for the first time in nearly thirty years of Duvalier, dictatorships Haitians are talking openly about overthrowing their leader ruling doesn't know exactly what went wrong. But by the time he was born, his grandfather was building a new life for himself in New York City. He was one of tens of thousands of Haitians who came to the US around that time. have been fleeing their island claiming to be refugees from political repression within a few years rowlands grandfather got settled and was able to bring the rest of his family to New York legally. and. So in December of one, thousand, nine, hundred, eighty, five, little seven year old role in boarded a plane in shorts and a tee shirt and flew to John F. Kennedy airport in New York City. And given the time of the year New York. City was a little bit of shock. Possible world where was that freezing? But then a bunch of his relatives pulled up in a really big van and had a run at one of the stores inside the airport and get us coats may bundle them up and welcomed rolling to America. From the moment he arrived in the US. Roland was a legal permanent resident and his life became very American very quickly after a couple of years living in Brooklyn, his parents moved him and his siblings to the New Jersey suburbs Roland finished high school and got a job at a chemical plant became the manager there everybody loved me because I was the youngest guy a job. He started making good money. Then after nine eleven he got laid off for a while which someone else might have seen as a glass half empty kind of situation. But Roland he saw freedom. Just had fun I had my four one k. that was loaded sides. I took the 401k he took off on the road kept going back to Montreal Miami Atlanta well. Texas. I. Did Texas a few Tom I was teenager. Enjoying myself and it was on one of these trips that Roland got pulled over for speeding. This traffic stop and the events that followed would lead role in story to collide a few years. Later with another man's a teenager whose unusual journey through the United States immigration system has derailed tens of thousands of people's lives. We're going to tell you both of their stories because the trouble rolling got into is still haunting him now. It's threatening almost everything he assumed to be true about his life and he isn't the only one.

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