Archive for June 9th, 2017

3 new ambassadors accredited

June 9, 2017
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3 new ambassadors accredited

Haiti Libre: Wednesday at the National Palace, the President of the Republic, Jovenel Moïse received the credentials of three new Ambassadors accredited to Haiti. They are Alberto Emilio Despradel Cabral (Dominican Republic), Cheng-Hao Hu (Republic of China – Taiwan) and Bader Almatrooshi (United Arab Emirates). These new ambassadors renewed the commitment of their respective...
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Two Ideas For Haitian Development Whose Time May Have Come

June 9, 2017
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Two Ideas For Haitian Development Whose Time May Have Come

Huff Post: There are as many different ideas to improve the well-being of Haiti as there are Haitians. After talking to more than 700 people to identify all of the nation’s biggest challenges and most promising solutions, the project Haiti Priorise has asked specialist economist researchers to focus on 85 key ideas across topics...
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A possible future for Haiti

June 9, 2017
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A possible future for Haiti

A new president, “Banana Man”, is trying out fresh ideas for a country that desperately needs them Jun 8th 2017 | DESDUNES, ARTIBONITE VALLEY SWIVEL, clank, scoop, dump. On the outskirts of Desdunes, a town in Haiti’s fertile Artibonite valley, three enormous excavators sink claws into the banks of the muddy Duclos canal. Arching...
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The Haitian Werewolf Always Wins

June 9, 2017
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The Haitian Werewolf Always Wins

Nadia (Photo by John Carroll–June 5, 2017)She seems like a very good mother. She and her six kids live deep in the Soleil slum not far from the wharf. Mother brought five-month-old Nadia (name changed) to me in clinic last week. Nadia had a fever and pneumonia in her right lung. And her mother...
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U.S. visas, dismantling of a scam gang

June 9, 2017
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U.S. visas, dismantling of a scam gang

Haiti Libre: The Haitian National Police (PNH) arrested four Haitian citizens following a joint investigation with the U.S. Embassy. In the fraud, scammers posing as U.S. Embassy employees contacted immigrant visa applicants in Haiti and their family members in the United States. During the conversations, the scammers falsely claimed that the applicants owed thousands...
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