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Haiti’s debt of more than 200 billion Gourdes

April 28, 2017
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Haiti’s debt of more than 200 billion Gourdes

As of March 31, 2017, Haiti had a cumulative debt of more than 200 billion Gourdes, ie nearly 39% of the Gross Domestic Product (more than 58 billion internal debts and more than 141 billion external) according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance. For 40 years Haiti’s debt has had no effect on...
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Haiti and Dominican Republic – Severe Weather

April 28, 2017
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Haiti and Dominican Republic – Severe Weather

Download PDF (614.06 KB) Situation Heavy rain has been affecting the Central Caribbean islands over the past few weeks, causing floods and landslides. In Haiti, the South, South-East, Grand’Anse and Nippes departments are the most affected. According to local authorities, 10 000 houses have been damaged and 350 000 people are affected in the...
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Towards the replacement of Senator Guy Philippe

April 28, 2017
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Towards the replacement of Senator Guy Philippe

Haiti Libre: Pending the verdict of the American justice against the elected Senator Guy Philippe, on July 5, the guilty plea of the Senator and his confession open the door for the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) to cancel his election, although the electoral decree says nothing about the procedures for canceling the election of an...
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Downpours ruin spring harvest in beleaguered southwest Haiti

April 28, 2017
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Downpours ruin spring harvest in beleaguered southwest Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Officials say flooding in southwest Haiti has wiped out much of the beleaguered region’s spring harvest. Days of rain triggered flooding across southwest Haiti, drowning crops and causing at least four deaths in the area that was overwhelmed by Hurricane Matthew last year. The head of Haiti’s U.N. Office for...
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Trump must do better by Haitians than Obama did

April 28, 2017
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Trump must do better by Haitians than Obama did

BY PATRICIA ELIZEE patricia@elizeelawfirm.com Currently, an estimated 58,000 Haitians are living in the United States with Temporary Protected Status (TPS). TPS is a special immigration status meant to be temporary. It is given to foreign nationals from countries where the United States thinks that it would be inhumane to send them back because of...
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Ex-police commander in Haiti sentenced to 16 years in Miami cocaine case

April 28, 2017
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Ex-police commander in Haiti sentenced to 16 years in Miami cocaine case

BY JAY WEAVER jweaver@miamiherald.com Facing up to life in prison, a former commander in the Haitian National Police caught a break on Thursday from a Miami federal judge who sentenced him to 16 years for protecting smugglers who flew cocaine loads to Haiti that were eventually shipped to the United States. U.S. District Judge...
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