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Stranded Haitian Migrants Adapt to Life in Mexican Border City

June 18, 2017
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Stranded Haitian Migrants Adapt to Life in Mexican Border City

TIJUANA, Mexico – Hundreds of Haitian migrants who became stranded in Tijuana nine months ago have been adapting to life in this northwestern Mexican border city, where they have found jobs and brought their own culture. Louissaint Roosevelt, 26, is one of more than 3,000 Haitians still in Baja California, the northwestern Mexican state...
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IMF reaches staff-level agreement with Haiti

June 18, 2017
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IMF reaches staff-level agreement with Haiti

JAMAICA GLEANER ​PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it has reached agreement with Haiti on a staff-monitored programme (SMP). An IMF delegation, headed Chris Walker, its mission chief for the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country, said that following “productive discussions” the staff-level agreement was reached covering the period of...
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From luxury hotels to slums, Haiti puts used soap to good use

June 18, 2017
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From luxury hotels to slums, Haiti puts used soap to good use

A Haitian program to recycle used soap bars from luxury hotels has proven a win-win-win proposition, reducing waste, helping fight water-borne disease and giving employees like Magoiana Fremond the chance to send her kids to school and let them “eat every day.” The project, simple but effective, has had a remarkable impact. Laure Bottinelli...
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After canceling with TPS families, Haitian president tells recipients to ‘calm down’ – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 18, 2017
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After canceling with TPS families, Haitian president tells recipients to ‘calm down’ – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com When Evica learned she and 24 others had scored a meeting with Haiti President Jovenel Moïse, the Haitian migrant, who scrapes a living sorting through used clothing, rummaged through her closet and pulled out her Sunday best. A gray jacket and matching blouse with a hint of glitter, paired with...
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with President Jovenel Moise of Haiti

June 18, 2017
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with President Jovenel Moise of Haiti

www.whitehouse.gov The Vice President today met with President Jovenel Moise of Haiti in Miami, Florida. On behalf of President Trump, the Vice President congratulated President Moise for his election earlier this year, and recognized Haiti for filling key government leadership positions. The two leaders stressed the importance of pursuing an economic reform agenda to...
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VIDEO: Ex-Haiti President Michel Martelly 2hr Interview Live on Radio SCOOP FM 14 June 2017

June 18, 2017
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VIDEO: Ex-Haiti President Michel Martelly 2hr Interview Live on Radio SCOOP FM 14 June 2017

Watch this video… Ex Haiti President Michel Martelly 2 hour Interview Live on Radio SCOOP FM with Journalist Gary Pierre Paul Charles, Marco and Eudes Wednesday, 14 June 2017. In the interview President Martelly discusses the good and bad moments of his presidency, why and how he handpicked Jovenel Moise to continue his legacy...
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La Chambre des députés vote le budget rectificatif 2016-2017

June 18, 2017
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Au terme d’une séance d’environ cinq heures, l’assemblée des députés a voté le vendredi 16 juin 2017 le projet de loi de finances rectifiée 2016-2017. Un projet de budget rectificatif qui a subi maints changements au sein de la commission Economie, Finance et Budget qui était chargée de l’étudier et par des membres de...
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