Archive for February 11th, 2017

Peacekeeping chief points to changes in mandate of UN mission

February 11, 2017
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Peacekeeping chief points to changes in mandate of UN mission

Military peacekeepers and UN police from the UN Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) work with Haitian National Police to train for a quick reaction force that can deploy to troubled areas at the request of the Haitian government. Photo Logan Abassi UN/MINUSTAH (file) 10 February 2017 – While the security situation in Haiti is “not...
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Rising star: from Haiti to TV’s top-rated ‘Top Chef’

February 11, 2017
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Rising star: from Haiti to TV’s top-rated ‘Top Chef’

Chestnuthilllocal.com Sylva Senat, a native of Haiti, has become one of Philadelphia’s most celebrated executive chefs. He is currently one of the six remaining competitors on Bravo TV’s “Top Chef.” by Len Lear Walter Pater, a brilliant analyst of the arts in Victorian England, wrote that the soul of an artist should “burn with...
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Brooklyn Congresswoman Moves to Shield Haitian Refugees From Deportation After Trump Order

February 11, 2017
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Brooklyn Congresswoman Moves to Shield Haitian Refugees From Deportation After Trump Order

Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette Clarke during her emergency meeting on President Trump’s Muslim travel ban. Madina Toure/Observer Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette Clarke—co-chairwoman of the House Caribbean Caucus—has put forward legislation to protect undocumented Haitians from deportation in the aftermath of President Donald Trump‘s executive orders aimed at expelling millions of immigrants. The Haiti Emergency Relief Act of...
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Haiti PM submits resignation

February 11, 2017
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Haiti PM submits resignation

Former Haitian Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles Jamaica Observer: PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles has submitted his letter of resignation to President, Jovenel Moise allowing the new head of state to enter into discussions with the presidents of both Houses of Parliament for his successor, as stipulated in the Constitution. In...
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After daring voyage to U.S., Haitians’ dreams end in deportation

February 11, 2017
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After daring voyage to U.S., Haitians’ dreams end in deportation

By Makini Brice |Reuters PORT-AU-PRINCE John Stevens Val borrowed $3,000 from friends and family and trekked through 10 countries to make his way to the United States, where he hoped life would be better than in Haiti, his impoverished homeland. But in the end he landed in a U.S. immigration detention center and was...
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