Archive for August 12th, 2017

Inauguration of a dialysis service in Les Cayes

August 12, 2017
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Inauguration of a dialysis service in Les Cayes

Haiti Libre: Friday, at the hospital of the Office of Labor, Sickness and Maternity Insurance (OFATMA) of Les Cayes, in the presence of Roosevelt Bellevue, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, Agabus Joseph, General Director of OFATMA and of Dr. Jacques M. Jeudy Director of the National Dialysis Program of the Office, President Jovenel...
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Getting refugee status in Canada isn’t easy, Quebec premier reminds asylum-seekers- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 12, 2017
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Getting refugee status in Canada isn’t easy, Quebec premier reminds asylum-seekers- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Patrice Bergeron, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, August 12, 2017 2:33PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, August 12, 2017 3:24PM EDT SHERBROOKE, Que. — Would-be asylum-seekers need to understand it isn’t easy to get refugee status in Canada, Quebec’s premier said Saturday. Philippe Couillard said it’s important that anyone who is considering joining the surge...
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For Haitians in U.S., the road to refuge runs straight to Canada — and arrest

August 12, 2017
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For Haitians in U.S., the road to refuge runs straight to Canada — and arrest

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com August 12, 2017 8:13 PM CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. The Canadian police officer at the border was adamant: If you cross here, you will immediately be arrested. The Haitian woman dragged her bulging suitcase across the dirt-covered mound to the Canadian side anyway. She was determined. And so were the mother and...
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MORE AMERICAN IGNORANCE – WHAT ABOUT ARTICLE 17 OF THE OAS CHARTER??:Trump threatens Venezuela with unspecified ‘military option’- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 12, 2017
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MORE AMERICAN IGNORANCE – WHAT ABOUT ARTICLE 17 OF THE OAS CHARTER??:Trump threatens Venezuela with unspecified ‘military option’- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation of Washington’s response to Venezuela’s political crisis that Caracas disparaged as “craziness.” Venezuela has appeared to slide toward a more volatile stage of unrest in recent days, with anti-government forces looting weapons from a military base...
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The fight against fatal childhood diseases in Haiti gets a boost

August 12, 2017
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The fight against fatal childhood diseases in Haiti gets a boost

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com August 11, 2017 4:54 PM In Haiti, 69 children out of every 1,000 born alive still die before their fifth birthday. And many of those deaths are from diseases that are preventable by vaccination. Still, the country has one of the lowest immunization rates — 58 percent — in the...
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