Ralph "Onz" Chery


Ralph "Onz" Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times.

Chery started his journalism career as a student at City College of New York, reporting for The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, a local soccer league in New York, and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019. Chery covered Haitian communities through the COVID-19 pandemic as a general assignment reporter, touching on subjects ranging from COVID-19 to immigration.

In 2021, Chery joined the selective Report for America program to cover Haitians in South Florida for The Haitian Times. From there, he led coverage of numerous crises for the diaspora, including the assassination of Jovenel Moise, the 2021 deadly earthquake, and arrival of Haitian asylum seekers at the border in Del Rio, Texas. Chery has emerged as a consistently reliable voice for news about Haiti, where he's a senior reporter for The Haitian Times Haiti bureau.

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