Archive for February 17th, 2017

Former Haiti rebel leader argues his case from a U.S. jail cell — on WhatsApp- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

February 17, 2017
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Former Haiti rebel leader argues his case from a U.S. jail cell — on WhatsApp- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Ex-Haiti rebel leader and accused drug trafficker Guy Philippe is on the defense — from inside a Miami federal lockup. Philippe, who was arrested Jan. 5 by the anti-drug trafficking unit of the Haiti National Police in Port-au-Prince and transferred to Miami within hours where he’ll face trial on drug-trafficking...
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U.S. accelerates deportation of Haitian migrants

February 17, 2017
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U.S. accelerates deportation of Haitian migrants

A family of three arrived together at the Nogales border crossing in December seeking refuge in the U.S. But after four days, the wife and daughter were released while the husband was locked up. (Photo: Nick Oza/The Republic) ELOY — A detention officer handed Lemoine Denera a cardboard lunch tray. The 32-year-old migrant from Haiti took...
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Regional leaders pledge continued support for Haiti

February 17, 2017
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Regional leaders pledge continued support for Haiti

Jovenel Moise GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Caribbean heads of government have pledged to support Haiti’s new President Jovenel Moise who attended his first meeting of the regional body here on Thursday. “Mr President your clear-cut victory, in the first round of elections, was an indication of the confidence that your people have in your...
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