Archive for August 22nd, 2015

New migrant rules spur crisis along Haitian-Dominican border

August 22, 2015
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New migrant rules spur crisis along Haitian-Dominican border

In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo, Dominican Republic soldiers and civilians stand at the gate that separates the D.R. from in Malpasse Haiti. After the D.R.’s June 17 deadline to apply for legal residency under a new program to organize the flow of migrants across the border from Haiti, more than 288,000 people applied....
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Between eye surgeries in Haiti, Paul talks 2016 challenges

August 22, 2015
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Between eye surgeries in Haiti, Paul talks 2016 challenges

By STEVE PEOPLES and CHERY DIEU NALIO The Associated Press CAP-HATIEN, Haiti — Mathieux Saint Fleur has been virtually blind for two decades. In less than 24 hours, he will see again. As the 75-year-old Haitian patient lies on an operating table, a U.S. eye surgeon-turned-politician reassures him in broken Creole that the surgery...
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GUY PHILIPPE – A FORMIDABLE CANDIDATE FOR TODAY – AND THE FUTURE

August 22, 2015
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GUY PHILIPPE – A FORMIDABLE CANDIDATE FOR TODAY  – AND THE FUTURE

August 22, 2015 Guy Philippe is a left-over from an earlier age. He is a patriot, with a social conscience. As a run-away winner in the Senatorial race, in Grande Anse,  he said that he would rather step aside than “benefit on the blood of the Mob.”Most would “smother their mothers” in order to gain an advantage, or...
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OPONT’S MARTELLY PLAN UPSET AT LAST MINUTE BY FOREIGN INPUT WISHING TO BLOCK CREATION OF NARCO STATE

August 22, 2015
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OPONT’S MARTELLY PLAN UPSET AT LAST MINUTE BY FOREIGN INPUT WISHING TO BLOCK CREATION OF NARCO STATE

August 21, 2015 Even as the final touches were being finalized on a well-planned coup, that would see Parliament stolen by a Bouclier, PHTK, Verite majority. The Americans, and their associates, were worried about the planned outcome and applied pressure. The result is the mess we are now faced with in which nothing was decided and few won...
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Puerto Rico, USVI prepare for weakening Hurricane Danny

August 22, 2015
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Puerto Rico, USVI prepare for weakening Hurricane Danny

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A weakening Hurricane Danny approached Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday, but was expected to bring little relief to residents of the drought-stricken northern Caribbean. The Category 1 hurricane was located 600 miles (1,060 kilometers) east of the Leeward Islands late Saturday morning, with maximum...
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Refugees set up camp on the Haiti-Dominican border

August 22, 2015
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Refugees set up camp on the Haiti-Dominican border

The Haitian government is calling on its neighbour the Dominican Republic to delay plans for thousands of Haitians to be deported to the country as they try and make arrangements for their return. Along the border, many people have already decided to leave and are living in makeshift camps that experts fear could develop...
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