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“THE ROCKS OF ARCAHAIE” – An Attack on Haitian Democracy

April 12, 2017
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“THE ROCKS OF ARCAHAIE” – An Attack on Haitian Democracy

April 12, 2017 The Nation’s Presidency was attacked at Arcahaie, the fountainhead of modern Haiti’s existence. Rocks were thrown. No one was killed, or injured. A simple matter? No! This event must be viewed on a much larger map Haiti is faces a tremendously dangerous situation with roots in a past, well beyond the...
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Statement to the Security Council Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Haiti, Sandra Honoré on the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti

April 12, 2017
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Statement to the Security Council Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Haiti, Sandra Honoré on the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti

Madam President, I would like to express my gratitude to the United States Presidency of the Security Council, for convening today’s session on Haiti. Je saisis l’opportunité pour saluer la présence du Représentant permanent d’Haïti. Me gustaría agradecer, de manera particular, a todos los países que contribuyen tropas y personal policial a la MINUSTAH...
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UN Security Council to Vote to Close Haiti Peacekeeping Mission

April 12, 2017
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UN Security Council to Vote to Close Haiti Peacekeeping Mission

FILE – Children play in the street while United Nations peacekeepers from Brazil patrol in the Cite Soleil slum, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Feb. 22, 2017. UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Thursday to close a13-year-long peacekeeping mission in Haiti this year and replace it with a smaller...
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US says withdrawing UN military from Haiti is good example

April 12, 2017
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US says withdrawing UN military from Haiti is good example

UNITED NATIONS — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday that U.N. peacekeeping has made “a great contribution” to Haiti and the Security Council’s expected vote to withdraw all troops from the Caribbean nation by mid-October is an example of how peacekeeping missions should change as a country’s political situation changes. The United States is...
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Search for Haitian boy rescues hundreds of children from human trafficking rings

April 12, 2017
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Search for Haitian boy rescues hundreds of children from human trafficking rings

6PM: Search for Haitian boy rescues hundreds of children from human trafficking rings Kathryn May, KSL TV PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — It was Super Bowl Sunday. Across America, people were having parties, eating hot wings and watching the big game. Meanwhile, in Haiti, a group of Americans docked a yacht outside a small resort for...
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‘I was devastated by what was going on’ – Garda sergeant given award for charity work

April 12, 2017
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‘I was devastated by what was going on’ – Garda sergeant given award for charity work

News Irish News 1 Garda Sergeant Ann Byrne Cathal McMahon April 12 2017 3:05 AM When a devastating earthquake struck the island of Haiti in 2010 most Irish people followed the shocking reports closely in the news, some even donated to the charities working in the area. But one garda sergeant decided that she...
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Jack Brewer Foundation Helps Karen Civil Open New Computer Lab For Haitian Orphanage

April 12, 2017
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Jack Brewer Foundation Helps Karen Civil Open New Computer Lab For Haitian Orphanage

CREDIT: Getty Images For Karen Civil, 2017 is a year of giving. The LA-based personality, author and entrepreneur used her influence to do some good at House Of Hope Orphanage in Titanyen, Haiti. On Monday (April 10), Civil—who is of Haitian parentage—opened her Live Civil Computer Lab, done in partnership with The Jack Brewer Foundation,...
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President urges Parliament to cooperate for the future development of Haiti

April 12, 2017
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President urges Parliament to cooperate for the future development of Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — President Jovenel Moise has urged legislators to cooperate with his administration for the socio-economic development of the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country, regarded as one of the poorest in the western hemisphere. Speaking at ceremony where Prime Minister Dr Jack Guy Lafontant presented the 2017 legislative agenda that...
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