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Pourquoi, ce gouvernement a t-il refusé d’anticiper les agitations sociales prévisibles?

May 28, 2017
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Pourquoi, ce gouvernement a t-il refusé d’anticiper les agitations sociales prévisibles?

Pourquoi, ce gouvernement a t-il refusé d’anticiper les agitations sociales prévisibles? (Texte de Cyrus Sibert) Grève des enseignants, manifestations dans plusieurs communes, arrêt de travail dans les parcs industriels…nous avions mis en garde le gouvernement du Président Jovenel Moise et du Premier Ministre Jack Guy Lafontant contre le danger que représente les revendications sociales...
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TOO LITTLE TOO LATE: UN Peacekeepers: How another Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

May 28, 2017
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TOO LITTLE TOO LATE: UN Peacekeepers: How another Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

AMER AMERICAN CONGRESSMAN BOB BARR WITH URUGUAYAN COMCHIEF ED MARGER WITH JOHNY JEAN’S FATHER By katy daigle and paisley dodds, associated press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — May 26, 2017, 4:23 PM ET The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of...
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JOVENEL IS WHISTLING PAST THE CEMETERY: Haiti police will keep the peace when UN force leaves – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 27, 2017
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JOVENEL IS WHISTLING PAST THE CEMETERY: Haiti police will keep the peace when UN force leaves – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Reuters Published: 08:59 BST, 26 May 2017 | Updated: 08:59 BST, 27 May 2017 By Sophie Hares CANCUN, Mexico, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Haiti´s expanded national police force of 15,000 will be able to maintain security after the United Nations withdraws...
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How Some Of Haiti’s Elite Helped Screw 50,000 Of Their Own!

May 27, 2017
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How Some Of Haiti’s Elite Helped Screw 50,000 Of Their Own!

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 26, 2017: Last Fall in Little Haiti in Miami, Florida, a group calling itself ‘Haitians For Trump,’ emerged buoyant in their shocking support of then Presidential candidate, Donald J. Trump. The stunning endorsement...
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HEEEEEEEEEE’S BACK – MICHEL MARTELLY PERFORMS ON MOTHER’S DAY – CHAMPS DE MARS

May 26, 2017
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HEEEEEEEEEE’S BACK – MICHEL MARTELLY PERFORMS ON MOTHER’S DAY – CHAMPS DE MARS

May 25, 2017 Michel Martelly’s gift to The Mothers of Haiti? A free concert at Champs de Mars Saturday. Listen to his video.
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For Haitians who came to U.S. after earthquake, another deportation reprieve

May 26, 2017
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For Haitians who came to U.S. after earthquake, another deportation reprieve

A woman carries water through a refu­gee camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 6, 2010, weeks after a devastating earthquake hit the country. (John Moore/Getty Images) By Maria Sacchetti May 22 Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly granted a six-month extension Monday to 58,000...
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Departments of State and Homeland Security have very different views on Haiti

May 26, 2017
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Departments of State and Homeland Security have very different views on Haiti

In this Aug. 17, 2012 photo, printers sit on a desk on the roof the earthquake damaged National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. CREDIT: AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery The U.S. government apparently sees Haiti through two lenses. On the one hand, it’s a country where conditions...
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Trump administration proposes to cut aid to Haiti by nearly 18%

May 26, 2017
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Trump administration proposes to cut aid to Haiti by nearly 18%

On Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal included substantial reductions in diplomacy and development assistance and humanitarian assistance in Latin America, with reductions proportionate to each country. In this budget proposal, which must still be passed by...
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‘Ignored’ hunger crisis unfolds in post-hurricane Haiti

May 24, 2017
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‘Ignored’ hunger crisis unfolds in post-hurricane Haiti

A child is screened for malnutrition in a mobile clinic in Les Anglais, on the western coast of Haiti’s southern peninsula. (Credit: St. Boniface Haiti Foundation) Health experts say the international community has turned a blind eye to widespread food insecurity in Haiti, where communities...
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Presiding Bishop preaches on ‘forgiveness, repentance, healing and reconciliation’ in Haiti

May 24, 2017
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Presiding Bishop preaches on ‘forgiveness, repentance, healing and reconciliation’ in Haiti

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry (center), Bishop of Haiti Jean Zache Duracin (left) and Bishop Suffragan of Haiti Ogé Beauvoir (right), talk before the solemn Eucharist on Tuesday, May 23 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The bishops and members of the Diocesan Standing Committee...
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The Trump administration is criminalizing Haitian refugees

May 14, 2017
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The Trump administration is criminalizing Haitian refugees

AFP/Getty Images A young man on the roof of his home surveyed the neighborhood of Lavale de Bourdon in the commune of Petion Ville in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. May 14, 2017 It didn’t take long for Haitians to find out how President Trump...
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OPPORTUNITY MISSED – MAY 23 – TIME RUNNING OUT FOR 58,000 HAITIANS

May 14, 2017
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OPPORTUNITY MISSED – MAY 23 – TIME RUNNING OUT FOR 58,000 HAITIANS

MICHAEL COLLINS May 14, 2017 We believe that any effort to destabilize the Jovenel Moise Presidency is criminal. Everyone should work to make it a success, so that the next Presidency will have a firmer base upon which to build. RED LIGHTS FLASHING!!! The...
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UN advisory group wants international community to work closely with new gov’t in Haiti

May 15, 2017
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UN advisory group wants international community to work closely with new gov’t in Haiti

Marc-André Blanchard (Photo: CMC) UNITED NATIONS, United States (CMC) — Following its recent visit to Haiti, a United Nations advisory group on the French-speaking Caribbean country has called on the international community to work closely with the new government and capitalise on the opportunities...
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Haiti announces fuel price increases to help public finances- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 15, 2017
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Haiti announces fuel price increases to help public finances- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Haiti’s government announced on Sunday fuel price increases of up to 20 per cent in an effort to shore up the country’s disastrous public finances.People in this destitute Caribbean nation rushed to gas stations to top off their tanks before...
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Brazil Assumes Control of Chilean, Uruguayan, and Peruvian Bases in Haiti

May 18, 2017
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Brazil Assumes Control of Chilean, Uruguayan, and Peruvian Bases in Haiti

Chilean, Uruguayan, and Peruvian service members are leaving MINUSTAH in Haiti. The Brazilian contingent will remain until October. Taciana Moury/Diálogo | 18 May 2017 International Relations Brazilian service members will remain in Haiti until October. (Photo: Army Public Affairs Office) The Brazil-led United Nations...
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The City Council Just Took a Stand in Support of Boston’s Haitian Immigrants

May 18, 2017
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The City Council Just Took a Stand in Support of Boston’s Haitian Immigrants

Photo via iStock/Pixonian Boston’s City Council voted Wednesday to call on the Trump administration to protect the thousands of Haitians living in Massachusetts, who may be sent home if their immigration status is allowed to expire. UniversalHub reports the vote, held at a Wednesday...
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Activists say Haiti’s crisis continues, and now is not the time to end TPS

May 18, 2017
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Activists say Haiti’s crisis continues, and now is not the time to end TPS

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com As Haitians across the United States worry they may lose protection from deportation, supporters and activists stepped up calls Wednesday for the Trump administration to extend protection for another 18 months. The rising urgency comes as the community faces an...
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President Moïse announces difficult decisions to come

May 19, 2017
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President Moïse announces difficult decisions to come

Haiti Libre: On the eve of the first 100 days in power, President Moses, who was taking stock of the situation on National Television, announced that he would still have to take unpopular decisions like that of rising fuel prices, to get the country...
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Trump Admin’s Haiti Emails Perpetuate the Myth of the ‘Black Criminal’

May 19, 2017
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Trump Admin’s Haiti Emails Perpetuate the Myth of the ‘Black Criminal’

Opal Tometi May 18, 2017 TIME:  Opal Tometi is the Executive Director of Black Alliance for Just Immigration and a Co-founder of Black Lives Matter. Black immigrants are once again in the cross-hairs of the federal government’s racist and xenophobic immigration policies. Last week,...
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ONE HAITIAN MAY SAVE 58,000 OTHERS – DANIEL JEAN-LOUIS ON STAGE AT LIBERTY UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY WITH TRUMP – WATCH THE VIDEO!!

May 19, 2017
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ONE HAITIAN MAY SAVE 58,000 OTHERS – DANIEL JEAN-LOUIS ON STAGE AT LIBERTY UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY WITH TRUMP – WATCH THE VIDEO!!

May 19, 2017 Truly amazing! President Donald Trump appeared at LIBERTY UNIVERSITY  to give the commencement speech. Wallace and Eleanor Turnbull, founders of Haiti’s oldest ONG – the Baptist Mission, received an award from Liberty University. Appearing on the same platform with President Trump...
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Haitians worried about deportation should start planning now, lawyers say

May 20, 2017
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Haitians worried about deportation should start planning now, lawyers say

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Starting in February, Haitians began showing up at the low-cost health center run by Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami-Dade worrying about what they’ll do if the federal government ends the program that protects them from deportation. Anxious and scared, they’re...
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Trump made a promise to Haitian immigrants. Will he break it and deport them?

May 20, 2017
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Trump made a promise to Haitian immigrants. Will he break it and deport them?

Karen Attiah May 19 at 5:05 PM  Washington POST People protest the possibility that the Trump administration may not extend what is known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians in front of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office last week in Miami....
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Haiti-born Wyclef Jean raps a message to Donald Trump about immigration- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 21, 2017
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Haiti-born Wyclef Jean raps a message to Donald Trump about immigration- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Hip hop star Wyclef Jean came to Miami to help Haitians celebrate their pride and their Little Haiti neighborhood. But the Haiti-born star, concerned about the plight of tens of thousands of Haitians who could face deportation as the Trump...
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WE ARE ON AUTOPILOT WITH 24 HOURS TO TRUMP DECISION ON DEPORTATION OF 50,000 HAITIANS – OTHER THAN A COUPLE OF DIPLOMATIC LETTERS – NO REAL EFFORT TO COMMUNICATE HAITI’S FEELINGS OR THE REALITY.

May 22, 2017
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WE ARE ON AUTOPILOT WITH 24 HOURS TO TRUMP DECISION ON DEPORTATION OF 50,000 HAITIANS – OTHER THAN A COUPLE OF DIPLOMATIC LETTERS – NO REAL EFFORT TO COMMUNICATE HAITI’S FEELINGS OR THE REALITY.

May 22, 2017 JOVENEL MOISE HAS BEEN BADLY SERVED BY HIS INNER CIRCLE! Some say that President Moise sent a letter to President Trump. That is nice, but really too little too late. Should have initiated contact in March.  No one advised him of...
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Haitians get six months protection from deportation but told to put affairs in order

May 22, 2017
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Haitians get six months protection from deportation but told to put affairs in order

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Haitian nationals who have been protected from deportation from the U.S. for more than seven years since an earthquake struck their homeland won one more temporary reprieve Monday: The Department of Homeland Security announced that it will extend the benefit,...
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Trump Administration Leaves 50,000 Haitians in Legal Limbo

May 22, 2017
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Trump Administration Leaves 50,000 Haitians in Legal Limbo

About 50,000 Haitians living in the United States will remain in limbo for another six months. The Trump administration has reportedly granted a temporary extension of these Haitians’ legal status, leaving them at risk of being forced to leave the country—or remain illegally—at the...
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Former Senator Turneb Delpé, Coordinator of MOPOD passed away- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 28, 2017
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Former Senator Turneb Delpé, Coordinator of MOPOD passed away- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Saturday, 27 May, former Senator Turneb Delpé, Coordinator of the “Mouvement Patriotique Populaire Dessalinien” (MOPOD) died in a hospital in New York after a long illness, confirmed members of his family. Turneb Delpé, a militant of all the struggles to allow the Haitian people...
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Haiti Exports 2008-2017

May 28, 2017
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Haiti Exports  2008-2017

Exports in Haiti decreased to 71.32 USD Million in December from 72.21 USD Million in November of 2016. Exports in Haiti averaged 72.30 USD Million from 2008 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 98.30 USD Million in October of 2014 and a...
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Hausse De L’insécurité Aux Gonaïves

May 26, 2017
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Hausse De L’insécurité Aux Gonaïves

Sous le regard passif des autorités policières et judiciaires, le phénomène de l’insécurité tend à refaire surface dans la cité de l’indépendance. Toute la ville en parle. Personne n’en est exempt. À la tombée de la nuit, des bandits opèrent dans plusieurs quartiers en...
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UN wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund

May 24, 2017
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UN wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made the proposal to the UN General Assembly to address a major shortfall in the USD 400 million needed to help Haiti recover from the epidemic united nations, May 24 The United Nations is proposing that USD 40.5 million from...
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Liberia, S/Leone, Guinea in the Cold – Trump Administration Extends TPS For Haiti

May 24, 2017
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Liberia, S/Leone, Guinea in the Cold – Trump Administration Extends TPS For Haiti

Washington D.C. – As the projected May 21, deadline expired Monday, the Trump administration offered relief to more than 50,000 Haitians who will reportedly have their Temporary Protective Status extended by six months. The Washington Post reported Monday that the administration plans to allow for a six-month...
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U.S. Extends Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, But Will Mass Deportations Follow in 6 Months?

May 24, 2017
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Guests Jumaane Williams New York city councilmember for District 45. His district represents one of the largest populations of Haitians in the country. In a partial victory for the Haitian-American community, the Department of Homeland Security announced Monday it has extended Haitians’ temporary protected...
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Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now)

May 24, 2017
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Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now)

Justice Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now) AP/Sipa USA Thus far, the still-nascent Trump administration has already offered a startling rebuke of traditional American policies when it comes to immigration. Across the country, immigrants have been subject to deportations...
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Refleksyon sou 6 mwa TPS ak pri gaz la — 2 dosye ki reprezante yon veritab enpas ke nou menm aysyen dwe konprann ak bonjan lojik.- (Teks Cyrus Sibert)

May 23, 2017
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Refleksyon sou 6 mwa TPS ak pri gaz la — 2 dosye ki reprezante yon veritab enpas ke nou menm aysyen dwe konprann ak bonjan lojik.- (Teks Cyrus Sibert)

Mezanmi avan nou bat je, 6 mwa ap rive. Koze renouvle TPS pou 6 mwa epi mete moun yo nan kè sote-a se demagoji. Revandikasyon an sipoze regilarize papye moun TPS yo ki deja ap viv ozetazini, fè pitit nan peyi-a, gen byen, zanmi...
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Haiti – FLASH : Valuable equipment found abandoned for 7 years

May 22, 2017
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Haiti – FLASH : Valuable equipment found abandoned for 7 years

Haiti Libre (Haitian-Truth edited the title) Friday, as part of a follow-up tour of the caravan of change, President Moïse accompanied by Fritz Caillot, Minister of Public Works, Mayor of Cayes, Gabriel Fortuné and several parliamentarians, discovered in Mapou Lagon (Communal section of Estère)...
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