Archive for July 6th, 2018

SHIP OF STATE IN TROUBLE -PORT-AU-PRINCE AND SURROUNDING AREAS TOTALLY BLOCKED- CHAOS – STREET GANGS

July 6, 2018
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SHIP OF STATE  IN TROUBLE -PORT-AU-PRINCE AND SURROUNDING AREAS TOTALLY BLOCKED- CHAOS – STREET GANGS

July 6, 2018 Port-au-Prince, and its surrounding suburbs, are totally blocked. Burning tires. Burned out vehicles. Kinam Hotel under attack. Businesses attacked. Mobs breaking car windows and torching service stations. American embassy has issued a “remain in place” warning. PNH absent when needed. Late last night/early this morning there was a police presence. Then,...
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Trump is set to separate more than 200,000 U.S.-born children from their parents

July 6, 2018
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Trump is set to separate more than 200,000 U.S.-born children from their parents

Mark L. Schneider is a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, former director of the U.S. Peace Corps, and former head of Latin America and the Caribbean at USAID. If you think the last few weeks of separating 2,300 children from their migrant parents along the southern border were heart-wrenching,...
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GENEVA: HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL STUNNED BY DETAILS OF HAITIAN PREVENTATIVE DETENTION- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 6, 2018
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GENEVA: HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL STUNNED BY DETAILS OF HAITIAN PREVENTATIVE DETENTION- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Tuesday in his speech on Haiti, at the 38th session of the Human Rights Council held in Geneva at the Palais des Nations (18 June to 6 July) Me Renan Hedouville, Protector of the Citizen insisted on the precarious economic conditions of the Haitian population and drew the attention of the Council...
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President Moise reaffirms Haiti’s commitment to Regional Integration

July 6, 2018
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President Moise reaffirms Haiti’s commitment to Regional Integration

President Jovenel Moise of Haiti has given the reassurance that Haiti continues to be committed to regional integration. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of theThirty Eighth Regular Meeting of the CARICOM Conference of Heads of Government on Tuesdayevening in Grenada. President Moise said his presence at the Meeting indicated his country’s renewed commitment to the...
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Inequality drives migration crisis for Haiti, DomRep

July 6, 2018
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Inequality drives migration crisis for Haiti, DomRep

OUANAMINTHE, Haiti (AFP) — Chaos reigns at the Ouanaminthe bridge that separates Haiti and the Dominican Republic, where haphazard checks by border agents and the sight of people avoiding the gate by crossing a river instead are symptomatic of a growing migration crisis. This is one of four official crossings where thousands of Haitians...
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Barbados PM defends lifting of visa requirement for Haitians – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 6, 2018
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Barbados PM defends lifting of visa requirement for Haitians – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley addressing the opening ceremony of the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting in Jamaica yesterday. Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley believes that a review of CARICOM’s purpose and objectives are “absolutely needed” if the region is “to avoid the nervousness of what the free movement of people means in...
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Parking at Toussaint Louverture International Airport- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 6, 2018
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Parking at Toussaint Louverture International Airport- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: Irving Mehu, the Director General of the National Airport Authority (AAN), informs the users of the Toussaint Louverture International Airport in particular and all those who are interested in the subject of this note, that the paid car parking runs from 6 am to 10 pm. Outside these hours, no vehicle is...
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Haiti hoped this competition would be its basketball comeback. Then came bad news- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 6, 2018
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Haiti hoped this competition would be its basketball comeback. Then came bad news- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com July 05, 2018 07:00 AM Updated July 05, 2018 10:41 AM PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti had been absent from the international basketball scene for nearly 40 years. So when the country made its official comeback last week by beating national teams from Barbados, Montserrat, Antigua and Barbuda, and Bermuda at the International...
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Canada’s embassy in Haiti taken for $1.7 million by gang of swindlers and fraudsters, internal report reveals

July 6, 2018
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Canada’s embassy in Haiti taken for $1.7 million by gang of swindlers and fraudsters, internal report reveals

A probe uncovered systematic fabrication of documents, fraudulent bills, forged signatures, misdirected cheques and more Adrian Humphreysand Marie-Danielle Smith July 4, 2018 7:27 PM EDT Canada’s embassy in Haiti was overrun by a criminal organization after more than a dozen locals hired to work at the diplomatic mission in Port-au-Prince swindled more than $1.7...
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Haiti’s stolen children: How DNA tests could help reunite families

July 6, 2018
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In the past 30 years, in France alone, 7,000 Haitian children have been adopted by foster parents. Some were victims of traffickers who falsified their files to put them up for adoption. Today, these children are looking for information on their biological parents. Judy is one of them. He was sent to a hospital...
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Atlantic system strengthens into Tropical Storm Beryl, could dissipate before impacting Florida

July 6, 2018
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Atlantic system strengthens into Tropical Storm Beryl, could dissipate before impacting Florida

A system in the Atlantic has quickly developed into the second tropical storm of the 2018 hurricane season. Just hours after strengthening into a depression, Tropical Storm Beryl now has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph with higher gusts. As of 5 p.m., it was located about 1,295 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles...
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