Archive for August 16th, 2015

IOM monitors migrant flows on Haiti-Dominican Republic border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 16, 2015
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IOM monitors migrant flows on Haiti-Dominican Republic border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Saint Soi and his family at the Fond Bayard school in Fond Parisien near the Malpasse border after returning from the Dominican Republic. IOM/Ilaria Lanzoni. Haiti – IOM is continuing to monitor migrant flows on the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The monitoring started on 17 June, following the expiration of the...
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A young Haitian in semifinals of the TOYP 2015

August 16, 2015
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A young Haitian in semifinals of the TOYP 2015

Haiti Libre: The young Haitian entrepreneur, Garius Lonick, winner of the winners of the Ten Outstanding Young Haitians 2014 (TOYP) organized by Junior Chamber International Haiti (JCI Haiti), which was selected from thousands of candidates across the world, is one of 20 young semi-finalists from 17 countries, who will compete to try to be...
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Miami jury: Haitian police commander helped drug smugglers

August 16, 2015
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Miami jury: Haitian police commander helped drug smugglers

By Jay Weaver jweaver@MiamiHerald.com Twelve jurors told a Miami federal judge on Friday afternoon that they were deadlocked in deciding the fate of a Haitian National Police officer standing trial on a drug-smuggling charge. But a half hour later — after the judge urged them to find common ground — the jury reached a...
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Dominican Republic resumes deportation of migrants deemed illegal

August 16, 2015
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Dominican Republic resumes deportation of migrants deemed illegal

Reuters/Reuters – People wait to talk to an enumerator with The International Organization for Migration (IOM) at a camp for returned Haitians and Haitian-Dominicans, near the border between the Dominican Republic By Jorge Pineda SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) – The Dominican Republic deported five people of Haitian descent on Saturday under a controversial migration policy...
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Return of Kenneth H. Merten in Haiti

August 16, 2015
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Return of Kenneth H. Merten in Haiti

Monday, August 17, the former Ambassador of the United States in Haiti (2009-2012), Kenneth H. Merten officially take office in Haiti as Special Coordinator for Haiti at the State Department. He takes over from Thomas Adams. Below is Special Coordinator Merten’s bio : Kenneth Merten has been serving as the Haiti Special Coordinator and...
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