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October 7, 2017
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Popular pirate radio station for Haitian music in Miami hit by hefty FCC fine

October 7, 2017
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Popular pirate radio station for Haitian music in Miami hit by hefty FCC fine

By Jacqueline Charles October 05, 2017 7:00 AM It’s the pulse of the Haitian music industry in Miami, organizing some of the most popular big-ticket parties while promoting bands and guiding konpa music fans to the next hit. But Radio Touche Douce is a pirate radio station, an underground operation that the federal government...
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Retired Army colonel indicted on charges of bribing top Haitian officials- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 7, 2017
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Retired Army colonel indicted on charges of bribing top Haitian officials- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles October 04, 2017 8:30 PM Dr. Joseph Baptiste, a retired U.S. Army colonel who ran a leading Haitian diaspora organization in the United States, has been indicted on charges of bribing senior Haitian government officials to win support for an $84 million port project in Haiti’s Môle-Saint-Nicolas region. Baptiste, 64, was...
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“Energy Mafioso” against China’s $2B Plan to Electrify Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

October 7, 2017
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“Energy Mafioso” against China’s $2B Plan to Electrify Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) – In Haiti, a trio of wealthy businessmen involved in the electricity sector and characterized as the “energy mafioso”, have successfully, according to reporting, forced, possibly through extortion, President Jovenel Moise to withdraw from a $2 billion plan with China to electrify all of Haiti. The deal with China dates...
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80 Years On, Dominicans And Haitians Revisit Painful Memories Of ‘Parsley Massacre’

October 7, 2017
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80 Years On, Dominicans And Haitians Revisit Painful Memories Of ‘Parsley Massacre’

A boy cools down in a waterfall in Loma de Cabrera, Dominican Republic (above), near the border with Haiti. Local legend has it that Haitians hid in the caves behind the waterfall during the 1937 massacre. Tatiana Fernandez for Latino USA Even before Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo carved it in blood, the 224-mile border...
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