Archive for June, 2017

300 unique New Orleans moments: More than 10,000 Haitian immigrants find refuge in New Orleans in 1809

June 14, 2017
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300 unique New Orleans moments: More than 10,000 Haitian immigrants find refuge in New Orleans in 1809

The interwoven history of St. Domingue, now Haiti, and New Orleans predates the founding of city. Haiti was the jumping off point for Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville when in 1698 he traveled to the Gulf Coast to establish a settlement. But it was a century later that Haiti and Haitians had a true impact...
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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

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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SAM THE EAGLE HAS ADVICE FOR JOVENEL – “IT’S HARD TO SOAR WITH EAGLES WHEN YOU WORK WITH TURKEYS..”

June 10, 2017
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SAM THE EAGLE HAS ADVICE FOR JOVENEL – “IT’S HARD TO SOAR WITH EAGLES WHEN YOU WORK WITH TURKEYS..”

June 10, 2017 The Government offices are  full of Turkeys many with truly mixed or opposing loyalties! It is one thing to have your own Turkeys, but when the yard is crowded with someone else’s Turkeys you have a lot of bodies gobbling up the resources with no positive effect. The Cabinet is one...
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Improving Learning In Haiti’s Classrooms- Added COMMENTARY Buy Haitian-Truth

June 10, 2017
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Improving Learning In Haiti’s Classrooms- Added COMMENTARY Buy Haitian-Truth

In Haiti, about ninety percent of children are estimated to be in primary school. That is a real achievement compared to 20 years ago. But evidence shows that it is not enough to ensure that children are in the classroom. For real benefits, children need to engage in real learning when they are at...
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Homeland Security secretary suggests amnesty for Dreamers, implores Congress to solve problem

June 10, 2017
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Homeland Security secretary suggests amnesty for Dreamers, implores Congress to solve problem

By Stephen Dinan – The Washington Times – Sunday, June 11, 2017 The Trump administration last week floated an amnesty idea for potentially 1 million illegal immigrants, looking to find permanent solutions for some of the most sympathetic cases in the long-running immigration debate. In two days of testimony to Congress, Homeland Security Secretary...
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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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Haïti aura bientôt un nouveau centre incubateur d’innovations technologiques annonce Jovenel Moïse

June 8, 2017
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Haïti aura bientôt un nouveau centre incubateur d’innovations technologiques annonce Jovenel Moïse

Le chef de l’état a fait cette déclaration  mardi à l’ouverture  du Sommet International sur la Technologie, sommet déroulé à Montrouis,  à l’initiative de l’Organisation Global Startup Ecosystem. Des représentants des compagnies High Tech comme Google, facebook  et  d’autres acteurs  venant d’horizon divers  ont pris par à cet événement.  Pour cette première journée l’énergie,...
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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: POLITICAL SITUATION IS A TIME BOMB – WILL JOVENEL BE ABLE TO DISARM SITUATION BEFORE IT DESTROYS HIS GOVERNMENT- THE NATION?

June 8, 2017
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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: POLITICAL SITUATION IS A TIME BOMB – WILL JOVENEL BE ABLE TO DISARM SITUATION BEFORE IT DESTROYS HIS GOVERNMENT- THE NATION?

: June 6, 2017 Haiti accelerates towards the abyss as the Jovenel team misses opportunity, after opportunity to protect itself, and generate an environment required for its survival. Homeland Security head, John Kelly’s visit was such an opportunity. Some people, conversant with the meeting between President Moise and Kelly, express their indignation at what...
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Homeland Security Chief Kelly leaves door open — slightly — for Haiti TPS- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 8, 2017
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Homeland Security Chief Kelly leaves door open — slightly — for Haiti TPS- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles Miami Herald U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly was noncommittal about whether he would extend temporary immigration relief to thousands of Haitians living in the United States beyond January during a visit to Haiti Wednesday. But the retired Marine Corps general and former commander of United States Southern Command...
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New Investigation Reaffirms: Clintons Are Poison for Democrats- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 8, 2017
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New Investigation Reaffirms: Clintons Are Poison for Democrats- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Bill and Hillary Clinton. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images On June 1, Sen. Chuck Grassley wrote a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson initiating a Senate investigation into recent news claims from Bangladesh government officials that Hillary Clinton, while serving as secretary of state, pressured the Bangladesh prime minister to end an investigation into Clinton Foundation...
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GUY PHILIPPE ALIVE AND WELL – REMAINS A GUEST OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

June 5, 2017
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GUY PHILIPPE ALIVE AND WELL – REMAINS A GUEST OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

June 5, 2017 Contrary to a long, detailed piece that has circulated on WHATSAPP Guy Philippe is alive and well, waiting for his court   appearance in July. He is taking advantage of his time, enrolling in a University Course, working out in the gym facilities and teaching soccer to the others in his facility....
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Immigration activists and lawyers offer Haitians hope, vowing TPS fight is not over- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

June 5, 2017
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Immigration activists and lawyers offer Haitians hope, vowing TPS fight is not over- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com For 29 years, Evette Prosper has called the United States home. It’s where she attended school, got married and gave birth to two children, now 8 and 7. An only child, Prosper doesn’t know where her father is. And both her Haitian mother, and her grandmother — who migrated with...
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