Archive for May, 2017

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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Refleksyon sou 6 mwa TPS ak pri gaz la — 2 dosye ki reprezante yon veritab enpas ke nou menm aysyen dwe konprann ak bonjan lojik.- (Teks Cyrus Sibert)

May 23, 2017
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Refleksyon sou 6 mwa TPS ak pri gaz la — 2 dosye ki reprezante yon veritab enpas ke nou menm aysyen dwe konprann ak bonjan lojik.- (Teks Cyrus Sibert)

Mezanmi avan nou bat je, 6 mwa ap rive. Koze renouvle TPS pou 6 mwa epi mete moun yo nan kè sote-a se demagoji. Revandikasyon an sipoze regilarize papye moun TPS yo ki deja ap viv ozetazini, fè pitit nan peyi-a, gen byen, zanmi ak relasyon nan peyi-a. Aysyen pa reprezante yon menas pou...
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Haiti – FLASH : Valuable equipment found abandoned for 7 years

May 22, 2017
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Haiti – FLASH : Valuable equipment found abandoned for 7 years

Haiti Libre (Haitian-Truth edited the title) Friday, as part of a follow-up tour of the caravan of change, President Moïse accompanied by Fritz Caillot, Minister of Public Works, Mayor of Cayes, Gabriel Fortuné and several parliamentarians, discovered in Mapou Lagon (Communal section of Estère) in the Artibonite, 4 containers filled with valuable equipment, abandoned...
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Trump Administration Leaves 50,000 Haitians in Legal Limbo

May 22, 2017
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Trump Administration Leaves 50,000 Haitians in Legal Limbo

About 50,000 Haitians living in the United States will remain in limbo for another six months. The Trump administration has reportedly granted a temporary extension of these Haitians’ legal status, leaving them at risk of being forced to leave the country—or remain illegally—at the start of next year. Multiple reports on Monday indicate that...
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Haitians get six months protection from deportation but told to put affairs in order

May 22, 2017
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Haitians get six months protection from deportation but told to put affairs in order

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Haitian nationals who have been protected from deportation from the U.S. for more than seven years since an earthquake struck their homeland won one more temporary reprieve Monday: The Department of Homeland Security announced that it will extend the benefit, which expires on July 22, for another six months. But...
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WE ARE ON AUTOPILOT WITH 24 HOURS TO TRUMP DECISION ON DEPORTATION OF 50,000 HAITIANS – OTHER THAN A COUPLE OF DIPLOMATIC LETTERS – NO REAL EFFORT TO COMMUNICATE HAITI’S FEELINGS OR THE REALITY.

May 22, 2017
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WE ARE ON AUTOPILOT WITH 24 HOURS TO TRUMP DECISION ON DEPORTATION OF 50,000 HAITIANS – OTHER THAN A COUPLE OF DIPLOMATIC LETTERS – NO REAL EFFORT TO COMMUNICATE HAITI’S FEELINGS OR THE REALITY.

May 22, 2017 JOVENEL MOISE HAS BEEN BADLY SERVED BY HIS INNER CIRCLE! Some say that President Moise sent a letter to President Trump. That is nice, but really too little too late. Should have initiated contact in March.  No one advised him of situation, or its potential for good and positive media coverage...
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Wyclef Jean Talks Mistaken Identity Arrest, Urges Fans to Support Haitian Immigrants

May 22, 2017
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Wyclef Jean Talks Mistaken Identity Arrest, Urges Fans to Support Haitian Immigrants

5/22/2017 by Associated Press Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images Wyclef Jean visits FOX 29 Studio to promote His new EP, titled J’Ouvert on March 7, 2017 in Philadelphia. Tying a bandanna printed with the red-and-blue Haitian flag around his head, Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean joked Friday that he hoped no Los Angeles police officers were watching...
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Changing the Narrative About Haiti

May 21, 2017
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Changing the Narrative About Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Prioritizing spending alternatives is difficult in every country. But it is especially challenging in Haiti, where, following years of fractious politics, a newly elected government is striving to expand the economy and improve wellbeing while confronting the lingering consequences of the massive 2010 earthquake. Every government has limited funds, but Haiti has...
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Report: Cash-strapped UN health agency spends about $200 million a year on travel

May 21, 2017
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Report: Cash-strapped UN health agency spends about $200 million a year on travel

LONDON — The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel — far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press. As the cash-strapped U.N. health agency pleads...
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Nearly 3,500 Haitians repatriated every month to the border of Dajabón

May 21, 2017
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Nearly 3,500 Haitians repatriated every month to the border of Dajabón

Haiti Libre: Colonel Ange Alfredo Camacho, Interagency Coordinator said that members of CESFRONT (Border Security Corps) have arrested on the Dominican territory in the border area of Dajabón on average about 3,500 undocumented Haitians each month since the beginning of the year who were trying to bypass the military checkpoints along the border. These...
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Haiti-born Wyclef Jean raps a message to Donald Trump about immigration- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 21, 2017
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Haiti-born Wyclef Jean raps a message to Donald Trump about immigration- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Hip hop star Wyclef Jean came to Miami to help Haitians celebrate their pride and their Little Haiti neighborhood. But the Haiti-born star, concerned about the plight of tens of thousands of Haitians who could face deportation as the Trump administration decides whether to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS)...
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Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

May 21, 2017
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Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

Mosquito bites aren’t just a nuisance but can be a serious public health threat as seen during the mosquito-borne Zika outbreak that spread through much of the globe last year. A new study published today in the Nature Communications journal reports that mosquitoes might be even more adept at spreading disease than previously thought....
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Dany Laferrière decorated with the Order of Montreal, to the rank of Officer

May 21, 2017
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Dany Laferrière decorated with the Order of Montreal, to the rank of Officer

BY Haiti Libre: As part of the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montreal, the Mayor of Montreal, Denis Coderre, in the presence of Bernard Voyer, co-president of the Council of the Order of Montreal, presented at a solemn ceremony at City Hall, the prestigious medal of the Order of Montreal to 17 eminent...
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Accueil | Nouvelles | Haiti | Pots-de-vin et factures truquées à l’ambassade du Canada en Haïti Pots-de-vin et factures truquées à l’ambassade du Canada en Haïti

May 21, 2017
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Accueil | Nouvelles | Haiti | Pots-de-vin et factures truquées à l’ambassade du Canada en Haïti Pots-de-vin et factures truquées à l’ambassade du Canada en Haïti

Ambassade du Canada à Port-au-Prince photo AFP Un groupe d’employés haïtiens de l’ambassade canadienne à Port-au-Prince avait formé une «organisation criminelle» qui a allègrement exploité les ressources diplomatiques à son bénéfice personnel pendant une douzaine d’années, et ce, au nez et à la barbe des responsables canadiens, révèle une enquête confidentielle du gouvernement fédéral....
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Jonathan Meeks hopes his NFL status can help Haiti

May 20, 2017
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Jonathan Meeks hopes his NFL status can help Haiti

By Bret McCormick bmccormick@heraldonline.com Jonathan Meeks and his fiancee, Anitra, sponsor the support of a Haitian child for $35 a month. But on a recent trip to the country they were unable to see their sponsor for a simple reason: the child would have had to hike six hours through Haiti’s forested and mountainous...
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Chaos and Confusion on the Dajabon Border Market

May 20, 2017
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Chaos and Confusion on the Dajabon Border Market

Haiti Libre: Friday in Dajabon, chaos and confusion prevailed for several hours in the binational weekly market, following an order from the authorities in Port-au-Prince (according to information gathered at the border), prohibiting the entry first of thirty Dominican products, before being generalized in total confusion to almost all the products usually sold on...
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Trump made a promise to Haitian immigrants. Will he break it and deport them?

May 20, 2017
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Trump made a promise to Haitian immigrants. Will he break it and deport them?

Karen Attiah May 19 at 5:05 PM  Washington POST People protest the possibility that the Trump administration may not extend what is known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians in front of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office last week in Miami. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Once upon a time, Donald Trump tried...
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Haitians worried about deportation should start planning now, lawyers say

May 20, 2017
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Haitians worried about deportation should start planning now, lawyers say

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Starting in February, Haitians began showing up at the low-cost health center run by Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami-Dade worrying about what they’ll do if the federal government ends the program that protects them from deportation. Anxious and scared, they’re searching for answers if the Trump administration decides they must...
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Trump’s Latest Target: Haitians

May 20, 2017
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Trump’s Latest Target: Haitians

A policy reversal on refugees — with a uniquely sinister twist. by Francis Wilkinson 27 May 19, 2017, 6:00 AM PDT Hostility is apparently not enough. Photogapher: Shaul Schwarz/Getty Images New presidential administrations review old policies and often replace them with new policies. That’s part of democratic governance, especially in a nation closely divided...
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