Archive for May 24th, 2017

‘Ignored’ hunger crisis unfolds in post-hurricane Haiti

May 24, 2017
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‘Ignored’ hunger crisis unfolds in post-hurricane Haiti

A child is screened for malnutrition in a mobile clinic in Les Anglais, on the western coast of Haiti’s southern peninsula. (Credit: St. Boniface Haiti Foundation) Health experts say the international community has turned a blind eye to widespread food insecurity in Haiti, where communities across nearly every region of the island are approaching risk of famine. In March,...
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UN wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund

May 24, 2017
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UN wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made the proposal to the UN General Assembly to address a major shortfall in the USD 400 million needed to help Haiti recover from the epidemic united nations, May 24 The United Nations is proposing that USD 40.5 million from the unspent budget of the UN mission in Haiti be...
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Presiding Bishop preaches on ‘forgiveness, repentance, healing and reconciliation’ in Haiti

May 24, 2017
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Presiding Bishop preaches on ‘forgiveness, repentance, healing and reconciliation’ in Haiti

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry (center), Bishop of Haiti Jean Zache Duracin (left) and Bishop Suffragan of Haiti Ogé Beauvoir (right), talk before the solemn Eucharist on Tuesday, May 23 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The bishops and members of the Diocesan Standing Committee ceremoniously signed a covenant aimed at healing and reconciling the...
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Liberia, S/Leone, Guinea in the Cold – Trump Administration Extends TPS For Haiti

May 24, 2017
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Liberia, S/Leone, Guinea in the Cold – Trump Administration Extends TPS For Haiti

Washington D.C. – As the projected May 21, deadline expired Monday, the Trump administration offered relief to more than 50,000 Haitians who will reportedly have their Temporary Protective Status extended by six months. The Washington Post reported Monday that the administration plans to allow for a six-month extension of the special humanitarian immigration status granted to tens of thousands...
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U.S. Extends Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, But Will Mass Deportations Follow in 6 Months?

May 24, 2017
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Guests Jumaane Williams New York city councilmember for District 45. His district represents one of the largest populations of Haitians in the country. In a partial victory for the Haitian-American community, the Department of Homeland Security announced Monday it has extended Haitians’ temporary protected status (TPS). Tens of thousands of Haitians were given TPS...
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Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now)

May 24, 2017
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Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now)

Justice Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now) AP/Sipa USA Thus far, the still-nascent Trump administration has already offered a startling rebuke of traditional American policies when it comes to immigration. Across the country, immigrants have been subject to deportations and arrests and the administration has signed two legally dubious...
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