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FEB 12 – HAPPY BIRTHDAY PRESIDENT MARTELLY

February 12, 2017
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FEB 12 – HAPPY BIRTHDAY PRESIDENT MARTELLY

FEB 12 – HAPPY BIRTHDAY PRESIDENT MARTELLY
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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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Open Registration, English Scholarship Program

February 10, 2017
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Open Registration, English Scholarship Program

The United States Embassy in Haiti in collaboration with “Union School” is launching a new program for the learning of English entitled “English Microscholarship Access Program” (Access). Funded by the US Department of State, this program will allow to 20 girls aged 17 to 20 years, conomically disadvantaged, to take intensive English courses for...
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Haiti’s Revolution Through Silkscreen Prints

February 10, 2017
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Haiti’s Revolution Through Silkscreen Prints

By Daniela Sol A new exhibit just opened this Tuesday, February 7th at The Phillips Collection, a small gallery in downtown D.C., named “The Life of Toussaint L’Ouvertue” by the artist Jacob Lawrence. In his series, Lawrence honors the life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, a famous Haitian political figure. A slave at first, L’Ouverture later...
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Haiti-born, Heiltsuk-raised basketball player still barred from All Native event over ‘blood quantum’ rule

February 10, 2017
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Haiti-born, Heiltsuk-raised basketball player still barred from All Native event over ‘blood quantum’ rule

Human rights complaint filed: ‘This is a discrimination of Indigenous against Indigenous’ By Andrew Kurjata, CBC News Posted: Feb 09, 2017 8:00 PM PT Last Updated: Feb 09, 2017 8:00 PM PT Josiah Wilson continues to be barred from playing in Prince Rupert B.C.’s All-Native Basketball Tournament because he doesn’t have 1/8th First Nations ancestry...
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U.N. considering removing military peacekeepers from Haiti: official

February 10, 2017
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U.N. considering removing military peacekeepers from Haiti: official

By Makini Brice | PORT-AU-PRINCE The United Nations is considering removing military personnel from its peacekeeping mission in Haiti, a U.N. official said on Thursday, indicating a possible scaling back of one of the body’s longest-running and widely-criticized missions. The U.N. mission in Haiti, often locally called by its French acronym MINUSTAH, has been...
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UN Considers Removing Military Peacekeepers from Haiti

February 10, 2017
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UN Considers Removing Military Peacekeepers from Haiti

FILE – Chile’s Army, part of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) march in Cap-Haitien, Jan. 24, 2015. PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI —The United Nations is considering removing military personnel from its peacekeeping mission in Haiti, a U.N. official said Thursday, indicating a possible scaling back of one of the body’s longest-running and widely-criticized...
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IMF Releases Report on Haiti’s Rapid Credit Facility

February 10, 2017
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IMF Releases Report on Haiti’s Rapid Credit Facility

IMF.org The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today released the staff report prepared in connection with the approval of the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) for Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. On November 18, 2016, the Board approved Haiti’s request for a disbursement of 30.7125 million SDR (about US$41.6 million) in financial assistance under...
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CARICOM pledges support for Haiti

February 10, 2017
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CARICOM pledges support for Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Feb 8, CMC – Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), President David Granger says the regional integration grouping welcomes the transfer of power in Haiti after the French-speaking CARICOM country inaugurated its 58th head of state on Tuesday. Granger, the Guyana head of state, who represented CARICOM at the ceremony, said...
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Canada announces $70M in development aid for Haiti

February 10, 2017
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Canada announces $70M in development aid for Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –  Canada has announced roughly $70 million in development aid for Haiti a day after the poor country returned to a democratically elected government. The funding is intended to improve conditions for Haitians, particularly for women and children. Wednesday’s announcement came a day after Jovenel Moise was sworn in as the Caribbean...
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Trump should fulfill pledge to be champion for Haiti

February 10, 2017
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Trump should fulfill pledge to be champion for Haiti

Sun Sentinal.com Not always in a good light, Haiti, in her unique peculiar way, has always managed to make headlines in the world’s news cycle. This past U.S. election, for the first time, a Republican president hopeful, now sitting President Donald Trump, visited Little Haiti, promising to be the Haitian-American community’s champion. The Huffington...
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A GOVERNMENT OF CONCENSUS IS A BETRAYAL OF THE VOTERS WHO GAVE JOVENEL A FIRST ROUND VICTORY – TWICE – IN 2015 & 2016

February 9, 2017
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A GOVERNMENT OF CONCENSUS IS A BETRAYAL OF THE VOTERS WHO GAVE JOVENEL  A FIRST ROUND VICTORY – TWICE – IN 2015 & 2016

February 9, 2017 We are hearing of negotiations that will create one of those ineffectual, doomed governments known as a GOVERNMENT OF CONCENSUS.  Haiti as the unfortunate desire to create all sorts of excuses to keep from really committing to a government, a real government. We have faced great pressures to create a Government...
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NARCISSE, ARISTIDE, LAVALAS AND RADIO TI MOUN CALLING FOR ACTION AGAINST PRESIDENT JOVENEL MOISE AND HIS GOVERNMENT.

February 8, 2017
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NARCISSE, ARISTIDE, LAVALAS AND RADIO TI MOUN  CALLING FOR ACTION AGAINST PRESIDENT JOVENEL MOISE AND HIS GOVERNMENT.

February 8, 2017 On the day after Jovenel Moise’s inauguration, Narcisse, Aristide and Lavalas are calling for violent actions against Haiti’s new government. Radio Ti-Moun pumps out a continuous flow of vitriolic demands for violence their supposed enemies, which could include 93% of the population since they only gained 7% at the polls. It...
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Directeurs Generaux

February 8, 2017
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Directeurs Generaux

Liste des Directeurs Généraux. 1. FAES : Herman Nelson 2. BMPAD : Raoul Pierre-Louis 3. CFI : Mathias Pierre 4. ONA : Jean Tholbert Alexis 5. APN : Andres Appolon 6. OAVCT : Robenson Jean-Claude 7. AGD : Smarki Charles 8. EDH : Prevost Junior 9. DG MAHVE : Ernst Mesamours 10. Laposte :...
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