Archive for August 5th, 2017

Voodoo believers bathe in a Haitian waterfall said to have healing powers and celebrate ancient Goddess of Love

August 5, 2017
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Voodoo believers bathe in a Haitian waterfall said to have healing powers and celebrate ancient Goddess of Love

Thousands of Haitians every year flock to the ancient city of Saut d’Eau to bathe in its waterfalls and pay pilgrimage to a Voodoo Goddess of Love. The Saut d’Eau waterfalls, which are located just 68km north of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, are believed to have healing powers, which hold significance for both Catholic...
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Education Ministry faces threat of national strike

August 5, 2017
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Haiti Sentinel: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) – A new crisis appears on the horizon for Haitian education. All employees of the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training (MENFP) were called to strike on Monday, August 28, 2017 throughout the national territory. It was the Staff Union of the Ministry of National Education and Training...
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Haitian lawmakers vote to ban same-–sex marriages

August 5, 2017
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Haitian lawmakers vote to ban same-–sex marriages

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haitian lawmakers have approved legislation prohibiting same-sex marriages as well as banning all forms of public demonstrations in support of homosexuality. The Senate earlier this week approved the measure that includes sanctions and specifies that perpetrators, co-perpetrators, and accomplices of a homosexual marriage face a penalty of three...
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L’INADÉQUATION LAMBINANTE DU GOUVERNEMENT AVEC LA PRÉSIDENCE.

August 5, 2017
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L’INADÉQUATION  LAMBINANTE DU GOUVERNEMENT AVEC LA PRÉSIDENCE.

Le gouvernement traînaille…! Le premier ministre Jacques Guy Lafontant vadrouille et lanterne…! Les ministres imposés par les parlementaires inconscients se baguenaudent…! Le président Jovenel Moïse travaille mais le premier ministre Jacques Guy Lafontant travaillote. Le chef de l’État haïtien Jovenel Moïse boulonne à la mise en branle de sa vision de changement et de...
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Inside Cite Soleil: ‘The most dangerous place on Earth’

August 5, 2017
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Inside Cite Soleil: ‘The most dangerous place on Earth’

‘The Ghosts of Cite Soleil’ is a devastating visual document of the catastrophic state of the human condition. I had heard faint murmurings from the grapevine about a young, first-time Danish director Asgar Leth and his purportedly excruciating and devastating cinematic excursion into the depths of depravity; the slums of Cite Soleil or “City...
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Will the Haitian asylum-seekers in Montreal get to stay?- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 5, 2017
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Will the Haitian asylum-seekers in Montreal get to stay?- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The hopes of those crossing the border are high, but recent history shows they’re far from assured of a successful outcome John Geddes August 4, 2017 This has already been a big year for asylum-seekers crossing into Canada from the U.S. But the most recent surge into Quebec, many of whom are Haitians who...
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