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LIKE BLOCKING SCHOOL OPENING THE EFFORT TO DISRUPT “ASSEMBLY INDUSTRY” A STANDARD PLOY FOR DESTABILIZATION: JOVENEL MOST BECOME PROACTIVE INSTEAD OF REACTIVE: Haiti workers protest minimum wage as managers threaten exit

June 27, 2017
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LIKE BLOCKING SCHOOL OPENING THE EFFORT TO DISRUPT “ASSEMBLY INDUSTRY” A STANDARD PLOY FOR DESTABILIZATION: JOVENEL MOST BECOME PROACTIVE INSTEAD OF REACTIVE: Haiti workers protest minimum wage as managers threaten exit

Reuters By Makini BricePORT-AU-PRINCE, June 26 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Haitian textile workers took to the streets on Monday to demand a higher minimum wage as managers of textile factories threatened to leave the country if the government did not clamp down on demonstrations. Haiti has pinned some of its economic growth hopes on...
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President Michel Temer of Brazil Is Charged With Corruption

June 27, 2017
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President Michel Temer of Brazil Is Charged With Corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO — President Michel Temer was charged with corruption by Brazil’s prosecutor general late Monday. He was accused of taking a $152,000 bribe via an intermediary, an act that, according to the prosecutor general, Rodrigo Janot, “helped to compromise the image of...
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With little money to combat cholera in Haiti, U.N. names new fundraising chief- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 27, 2017
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With little money to combat cholera in Haiti, U.N. names new fundraising chief- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles Miami Herald A former top State Department official and head of the United Nations’ World Food Program has been tapped to develop a comprehensive fundraising strategy to finance the U.N.’s plan to clean up cholera in Haiti — a disease introduced...
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U.N. Brought Cholera to Haiti. Now It Is Fumbling Effort to Atone

June 27, 2017
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U.N. Brought Cholera to Haiti. Now It Is Fumbling Effort to Atone

Ny Times: By RICK GLADSTONEJUNE 26, 2017 A small clinic in Rendel overflowing with cholera patients last year. The disease was first brought to Haiti by United Nations peacekeepers sent to the country after the 2010 earthquake. Credit Meridith Kohut for The New York...
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UN is breaking its promise to people of Haiti

June 25, 2017
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UN is breaking its promise to people of Haiti

CNN: Stephen Lewis is the former deputy executive director of UNICEF and the former Canadian ambassador to the United Nations. He co-directs AIDS-Free World, a global advocacy organization working to address the underlying causes of HIV and AIDS. The opinions expressed in this commentary...
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5 Tiny Island Nations Helping Keep Venezuela’s Dictator in Power- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 24, 2017
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5 Tiny Island Nations Helping Keep Venezuela’s Dictator in Power- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

At a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) this week, international diplomats had the chance to send a clear message to Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro that his authoritarian rule must end. However, despite a proposal urging Maduro to scrap his plans to re-write...
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The rectorate of UEH denies and calls for decency and moderation

June 24, 2017
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The rectorate of UEH denies and calls for decency and moderation

Haiti Libre: Following the incidents of 12 June at the Faculty of Ethnology, where a student was overthrown by a vehicle driven by Dean Yves Blot, the Rectorate of the State University of Haiti (UEH), is urgently calling for decency and restraint around the...
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What does Derek Carr plan to do with the money from his massive new contract? ‘help a lot of people’

June 24, 2017
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What does Derek Carr plan to do with the money from his massive new contract? ‘help a lot of people’

Derek Carr is an all-around good guy and $125 million isn’t going to change that. The 26-year-old quarterback discussed his plans to use his newfound fortune to help others during the press conference Friday announcing his recent extension. “The exciting thing for me, money-wise,...
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Incident à la faculté d’Ethnologie, Yves Blot donne sa version des faits

June 24, 2017
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Incident à la faculté d’Ethnologie, Yves Blot donne sa version des faits

Le doyen de la Faculté d’ethnologie (FE), Jean Yves Blot, accompagné du professeur Jhon Picard Byron, a apporté lors d’une conférence de presse au local du rectorat de l’Université d’État d’Haïti (RUEH), ce jeudi, sa version de l’incident qui avait eu lieu dans l’enceinte...
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Thousands of Haitian Workers Are on Strike Against Foreign-Owned Sweatshops- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 23, 2017
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Thousands of Haitian Workers Are on Strike Against Foreign-Owned Sweatshops- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Thousands of textile workers in Haiti have stopped work in factories and taken to the streets to demand of improved working conditions in the country’s maquiladora export industry. For more than three weeks, workers have mobilized to demand higher wages, an eight-hour workday and...
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Haiti’s one-time fugitive Guy Philippe gets nine years in U.S. prison – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 22, 2017
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Haiti’s one-time fugitive Guy Philippe gets nine years in U.S. prison – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Guy Philippe, a former police commander who eluded capture in Haiti for more than a decade even as he won a seat in the Haitian Senate, was sentenced to nine years in prison in Miami federal court Wednesday for accepting bribes to protect cocaine...
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with President Jovenel Moise of Haiti

June 18, 2017
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with President Jovenel Moise of Haiti

www.whitehouse.gov The Vice President today met with President Jovenel Moise of Haiti in Miami, Florida. On behalf of President Trump, the Vice President congratulated President Moise for his election earlier this year, and recognized Haiti for filling key government leadership positions. The two leaders...
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La Chambre des députés vote le budget rectificatif 2016-2017

June 18, 2017
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Au terme d’une séance d’environ cinq heures, l’assemblée des députés a voté le vendredi 16 juin 2017 le projet de loi de finances rectifiée 2016-2017. Un projet de budget rectificatif qui a subi maints changements au sein de la commission Economie, Finance et Budget...
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LAVALAS USE LABOR AS WEAPON TO DESTABILIZE JOVENEL GOVERNMENT WITH NO CONCERN FOR WORKERS INVOLVED

June 19, 2017
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LAVALAS USE LABOR AS WEAPON TO DESTABILIZE JOVENEL GOVERNMENT  WITH NO CONCERN FOR WORKERS INVOLVED

Haiti Libre: In an explanatory note, the textile company Interamerican Wovens S.A., which employs more than 1,300 workers and more than 200 executives, recalls that on 19 May individuals acting on behalf of the GOSTTRA-CTSP union started an illegal strike without complying with the...
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Incident malheureux à la Faculté d’ethnologie – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 19, 2017
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Incident malheureux à la Faculté d’ethnologie – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Des étudiants en colère ont mis le feu à plusieurs véhicules se trouvant dans l’enceinte de la Faculté d’ethnologie ce lundi, a constaté le journal. Cet incendie fait suite à une altercation entre les étudiants et le doyen de cette entité de l’Université d’État...
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FLASH – FLASH- FLASH REGISTER FOR TPS EXTENSION BEFORE JULY 25!!!!

June 20, 2017
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FLASH – FLASH- FLASH REGISTER FOR TPS EXTENSION BEFORE JULY 25!!!!

(Photo: Submitted) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Rockland advocates are warning Haitians who arrived after the devastating 2010 earthquake that they have just weeks to re-register for a federal program granting them the right to stay in the United States until January 2018. Temporary Protected Status designation, or TPS, was granted to...
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Former Haiti rebel gets 9 years in prison in US drug case

June 22, 2017
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Former Haiti rebel gets 9 years in prison in US drug case

FILE – In this Aug. 24, 2016 file photo, Guy Philippe laughs during an interview in Pestel, Haiti. Philippe, a former Haitian rebel leader and recently elected member of the Senate in the Caribbean country, was sentenced to nearly a decade in prison Wednesday,...
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Over 50 and tired of rejection, I moved to Haiti to volunteer-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 27, 2017
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Over 50 and tired of rejection, I moved to Haiti to volunteer-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

After hundreds of job applications, I decided to bring my skills elsewhere Mon, Jun 26, 2017, 14:00 Anne Heffernan in Haiti ‘The children come by foot, for many miles, on rocky, stony and often mucky surfaces with older children taking responsibility for younger ones,...
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Several textile companies do not exclude leaving Haiti if- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 27, 2017
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Several textile companies do not exclude leaving Haiti if- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: The numerous demonstrations and illegal strikes (not following the procedures of the Labor Code) of workers in the textile sector who demand a rise of more than 200% of the minimum wage (from 350 to 800 Gourdes per day) have paralyzed since...
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The U.N. owes Haiti relief from cholera epidemic it introduced- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 24, 2017
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The U.N. owes Haiti relief from cholera epidemic it introduced- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BY ADOLFO PÉREZ ESQUIVEL, JODY WILLIAMS, SHIRIN EBADI, RIGOBERTA MENCHÚ TUM, AND BETTY WILLIAMS Seven years after its soldiers sparked the world’s worst cholera epidemic in Haiti, the United Nations is finally preparing to close its MINUSTAH peacekeeping mission there. As Nobel Peace laureates...
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Moïse promises 9 rice processing plants in Artibonite

June 24, 2017
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Moïse promises 9 rice processing plants in Artibonite

riday, President Jovenel Moïse, in the presence of Carmel André Belliard, the Minister of Agriculture, parliamentarians of the Artibonite, the departmental delegate, entrepreneurs and notables met at Pont Sondé, the owners and representatives of mills of the Artibonite. This meeting was to ascertain from...
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In visit to Haiti, Security Council delegation to reaffirm support for country’s stability and development

June 24, 2017
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In visit to Haiti, Security Council delegation to reaffirm support for country’s stability and development

The Permanent Representative of Bolivia to the United Nations Sacha Sergio Llorenty Soliz holds a joint press conference at the Haitian National Palace with the Haitian Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Aviol Fleurant. Photo: UN Photo/ Logan Abassi ` 23 June 2017 – The...
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Hugo Plus, a new variety of maize seeds in Hait

June 24, 2017
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Hugo Plus, a new variety of maize seeds in Hait

On Thursday, a new variety of maize seed called “Hugo Plus” was introduced at the Bas Boën Rural Development Center (Latremblay 17, Route de Malpasse Ganthier). With the support of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), the “Feed the Future Haiti Chanje...
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Brutal and degrading arrest of two rapists – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 24, 2017
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Brutal and degrading arrest of two rapists – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The Commissioner of Petion-ville, Jean Christian Monélus confirmed the arrest early Thursday of 2 individuals wanted for 6 months, identified as Nickenson Remy, aka Sonson” and Jean Wisky Emile, aka “Anbilans” accused of having participated with 3 other accomplices in the gang rape of...
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UN: Josette Sheeran to raise funds for Haiti cholera victims

June 22, 2017
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UN: Josette Sheeran to raise funds for Haiti cholera victims

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Josette Sheeran who formerly led the U.N. World Food Program as his special envoy for Haiti with a mandate to raise money for a trust fund to help victims of a cholera outbreak that has afflicted over 800,000 people....
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Haitian minors claim UN peacekeepers fathered their children

June 22, 2017
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Haitian minors claim UN peacekeepers fathered their children

For more than a decade, the United Nations has established a peacekeeping mission in the country, one of the longest-running in the world. In October, that will come to an end. Their presence has been controversial because U.N. peacekeepers face accusations of sexual abuse....
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