Archive for June 13th, 2017

FATAL FLASHPOINT GETS CLOSER AS TENSIONS INCREASE – A FEW STUDENT DEATHS COULD COLLAPSE JOVENEL’S GAME – MAKING WAY FOR NESMY MANIGAT INTERIM PRESIDENCY- Added COMMENTARY BY HAITIAN-TRUTH

June 13, 2017
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FATAL FLASHPOINT GETS CLOSER AS TENSIONS INCREASE – A FEW STUDENT DEATHS COULD COLLAPSE JOVENEL’S GAME – MAKING WAY FOR NESMY MANIGAT INTERIM PRESIDENCY- Added COMMENTARY BY HAITIAN-TRUTH

Monday afternoon, students of the Faculty of Ethnology came to protest against the decision to dismiss several of their colleagues. The impossibility of finding an agreement with the Dean Yves Blot who was then in his vehicle, for the reinstatement of the students sanctioned and following a slight incident where a student was accidentally...
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Ocean plastics from Haiti’s beaches turned into laptop packaging

June 13, 2017
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Ocean plastics from Haiti’s beaches turned into laptop packaging

Beach trash can be put to useDell By Anita Makri What if pieces of plastic strewn across the world’s beaches ended up in brand new computer boxes, not floating in the middle of the ocean or lodged inside seabirds? That’s what computer company Dell has set out to do, testing a supply chain that...
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June 13, 2017
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Professor Robert Franklin and Candler students visit Musee Ogier-Fombrum, a museum built around the remnants of a sugar cane plantation built in 1760 and abandoned during the country’s revolution, led by self-liberated slaves. Seminar participants explore the Citadelle Laferri, a large mountain-top fortress built by a leader of the Haitian slave rebellion, located south...
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Brooklyn pols express alarm about Puerto Rican referendum, Haitian protected status

June 13, 2017
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Brooklyn pols express alarm about Puerto Rican referendum, Haitian protected status

Rep. Nydia Velázquez, left, and Borough President Eric Adams. Photos by Mary Frost Puerto Rican referendum illegitimate; Haitian protection status extension a ‘half measure at best.’ By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle Brooklyn officials expressed alarm on Sunday about events affecting Puerto Rico and Haiti, the birthplaces of thousands of Brooklyn residents. U.S. Rep....
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