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JOVENEL FIRST 100 DAYS

May 23, 2017
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JOVENEL FIRST 100 DAYS


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wyclef Jean Talks Mistaken Identity Arrest, Urges Fans to Support Haitian Immigrants

May 22, 2017
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Wyclef Jean Talks Mistaken Identity Arrest, Urges Fans to Support Haitian Immigrants

5/22/2017 by Associated Press Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images Wyclef Jean visits FOX 29 Studio to promote His new EP, titled J’Ouvert on March 7, 2017 in Philadelphia. Tying a bandanna printed with the red-and-blue Haitian flag around his head, Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean joked Friday...
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Changing the Narrative About Haiti

May 21, 2017
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Changing the Narrative About Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Prioritizing spending alternatives is difficult in every country. But it is especially challenging in Haiti, where, following years of fractious politics, a newly elected government is striving to expand the economy and improve wellbeing while confronting the lingering consequences of the massive...
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Report: Cash-strapped UN health agency spends about $200 million a year on travel

May 21, 2017
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Report: Cash-strapped UN health agency spends about $200 million a year on travel

LONDON — The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel — far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, according to internal documents obtained by...
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Nearly 3,500 Haitians repatriated every month to the border of Dajabón

May 21, 2017
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Nearly 3,500 Haitians repatriated every month to the border of Dajabón

Haiti Libre: Colonel Ange Alfredo Camacho, Interagency Coordinator said that members of CESFRONT (Border Security Corps) have arrested on the Dominican territory in the border area of Dajabón on average about 3,500 undocumented Haitians each month since the beginning of the year who were...
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Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

May 21, 2017
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Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

Mosquito bites aren’t just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the mosquito-borne Zika outbreak that spread through much of the globe last year. A new study published today in the Nature Communications journal reports that mosquitoes might...
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Dany Laferrière decorated with the Order of Montreal, to the rank of Officer

May 21, 2017
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Dany Laferrière decorated with the Order of Montreal, to the rank of Officer

BY Haiti Libre: As part of the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montreal, the Mayor of Montreal, Denis Coderre, in the presence of Bernard Voyer, co-president of the Council of the Order of Montreal, presented at a solemn ceremony at City Hall, the...
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Accueil | Nouvelles | Haiti | Pots-de-vin et factures truquées à l’ambassade du Canada en Haïti Pots-de-vin et factures truquées à l’ambassade du Canada en Haïti

May 21, 2017
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Accueil | Nouvelles | Haiti | Pots-de-vin et factures truquées à l’ambassade du Canada en Haïti Pots-de-vin et factures truquées à l’ambassade du Canada en Haïti

Ambassade du Canada à Port-au-Prince photo AFP Un groupe d’employés haïtiens de l’ambassade canadienne à Port-au-Prince avait formé une «organisation criminelle» qui a allègrement exploité les ressources diplomatiques à son bénéfice personnel pendant une douzaine d’années, et ce, au nez et à la barbe...
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Jonathan Meeks hopes his NFL status can help Haiti

May 20, 2017
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Jonathan Meeks hopes his NFL status can help Haiti

By Bret McCormick bmccormick@heraldonline.com Jonathan Meeks and his fiancee, Anitra, sponsor the support of a Haitian child for $35 a month. But on a recent trip to the country they were unable to see their sponsor for a simple reason: the child would have...
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Chaos and Confusion on the Dajabon Border Market

May 20, 2017
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Chaos and Confusion on the Dajabon Border Market

Haiti Libre: Friday in Dajabon, chaos and confusion prevailed for several hours in the binational weekly market, following an order from the authorities in Port-au-Prince (according to information gathered at the border), prohibiting the entry first of thirty Dominican products, before being generalized in...
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Trump’s Latest Target: Haitians

May 20, 2017
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Trump’s Latest Target: Haitians

A policy reversal on refugees — with a uniquely sinister twist. by Francis Wilkinson 27 May 19, 2017, 6:00 AM PDT Hostility is apparently not enough. Photogapher: Shaul Schwarz/Getty Images New presidential administrations review old policies and often replace them with new policies. That’s...
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Massive wave of lay-offs at FAES

May 20, 2017
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Massive wave of lay-offs at FAES

Charles Ernest Chatelier, the Director General of the Social and Economic Assistance Fund (FAES), confirmed the dismissal of non-essential staff due to severe budgetary constraints preventing the institution from meeting its financial obligations. He explained that this was a management decision aimed at financially...
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