Archive for April 18th, 2017

Haitian SLS Hotel employees called ‘slaves,’ fired based on race, lawsuit claims

April 18, 2017
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Haitian SLS Hotel employees called ‘slaves,’ fired based on race, lawsuit claims

Employees replaced with ‘light-skinned Hispanics,’ lawsuit says By Paradise Afshar – Digital Editor Posted: 5:35 PM, April 18, 2017 Updated: 11:11 PM, April 18, 2017 MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – The SLS Hotel in Miami Beach terminated Haitian employees based on their race and skin color, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the U.S....
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D-13, at CNE Cuban mechanics working tirelessly

April 18, 2017
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D-13, at CNE Cuban mechanics working tirelessly

Haiti Libre: A few days after the visit of President Moïse,  to less than two weeks from the beginning of the Caravan of Change (May 1, 2017) tour, Carmel André Béliard, Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development, accompanied by the Cuban Ambassador accredited in Haiti, Luis Castillo Campos and Frantz Yves Joseph,...
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Analysis: What the UN Could’ve Done to Protect Vulnerable Haitians Against Sexually Abusive Peacekeepers

April 18, 2017
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Analysis: What the UN Could’ve Done to Protect Vulnerable Haitians Against Sexually Abusive Peacekeepers

An investigation by the AP revealed that 134 Sri Lankan peacekeepers sexually abused nine Haitian youths in a sex ring spanning three years. (Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images) Following the overthrow of Haitian President Bertrand Aristide in February 2004, the United Nations deployed nearly 900 “peacekeepers” to the tiny island nation in hopes of...
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Farmers Plant Millions of Trees in Haiti

April 18, 2017
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Farmers Plant Millions of Trees in Haiti

Following an extensive tour of pubic screenings, “Kombit: The Cooperative” is now available for free on YouTube. Check out this uplifting story of how small-scale family farmers planted 5 million trees in Haiti: This documentary film by Found Object tells the story of how the Smallholder Farmers Alliance came into being through an innovative partnership...
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The Prime Minister sounds the end of drifts !

April 18, 2017
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The Prime Minister sounds the end of drifts !

Haiti Libre: Following the memorandum of Prime Minister Lafontant sent on 12 April to the Ministers, State Secretaries and Directors General of decentralized agencies, on new contracts and appointments the Prime Minister, in a circular (003) dated Monday, reminded the parties concerned of the procedures for appointing and awarding contracts for Public Agents and the...
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