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Moïse will start the big cleaning of the Haitian diplomacy

July 27, 2017
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Moïse will start the big cleaning of the Haitian diplomacy

HAITI LIBRE: Antonio Rodrigue, Minister of Foreign Affairs, confirmed that due to serious budgetary problems (the Chancellery has ± $ 21 million of debt the new Government intended to reduce considerably the staff of the 49 diplomatic and consular missions around the world by nearly 66%. The contractual staff of the diplomatic missions, recruited...
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La remobilisation de l’Armée permet de démasquer les espions infiltrés dans les FADH, la PNH et dans la société civile

July 22, 2017
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La remobilisation de l’Armée permet de démasquer les espions infiltrés dans les FADH, la PNH et dans la société civile

#Haiti : La remobilisation de l’Armée permet de démasquer les espions infiltrés dans les FADH, la PNH et dans la société civile.- (Texte de Cyrus Sibert) La déclaration du Général Henry Namphy dans un journal dominicain contre la remobilisation de l’armée haïtienne, est un acte de trahison. Ce Général dont l’ambition démesurée du pouvoir...
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Trump To Nominate Maryland Native, Career Diplomat, As Ambassador To Haiti

July 22, 2017
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Trump To Nominate Maryland Native, Career Diplomat, As Ambassador To Haiti

wbal.com President Donald Trump plans to nominate a career diplomat from Maryland to be the next ambassador to Haiti, the White House announced Thursday. Michele Jeanne Sison currently serves as deputy permanent representative at the U.S. mission to the United Nations, a role she’s held since 2014. Sison previously served as ambassador to Sri...
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Haiti opens army recruitment- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 20, 2017
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Haiti opens army recruitment- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti opened recruitment for its new army Monday, attracting a long line of young Haitians who want to be part of the revived force. The five-day recruitment drive runs until Friday, and is a significant public step in rebuilding the force, which was dismantled more than two decades ago...
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Why Canada Is Able to Do Things Better

July 20, 2017
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Why Canada Is Able to Do Things Better

When I was a young kid growing up in Montreal, our annual family trips to my grandparents’ Florida condo in the 1970s and ‘80s offered glimpses of a better life. Not just Bubbie and Zadie’s miniature, sun-bronzed world of Del Boca Vista, but the whole sprawling infrastructural colossus of Cold War America itself, with...
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DHS to Examine Criminal Histories Before Extending Protected Status

July 16, 2017
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DHS to Examine Criminal Histories Before Extending Protected Status

by Ben Remaly The Trump administration will scrutinize the criminal histories and public benefit usage of hundreds of people living temporarily in the U.S. on protected immigration status before deciding whether to renew their ability to stay in America as conditions in their home countries improve. The Department of Homeland Security said the agency...
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Wyclef Jean Talks Being ‘Bamboozled’ During His Failed Political Career, Trump’s Immigration Policies and His ‘Unsung’ Story- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 15, 2017
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Wyclef Jean Talks Being ‘Bamboozled’ During His Failed Political Career, Trump’s Immigration Policies and His ‘Unsung’ Story- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

TV One’s flagship music series Unsung returns Sunday, July 9 with a spotlight on Wyclef Jean, probably its first ever solely featuring a Caribbean immigrant to the United States. In it, there are many revelations about the man who was the genesis of the influential rap trio The Fugees, where Lauryn Hill got her...
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Venezuelan independence celebrated

July 14, 2017
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Venezuelan independence celebrated

The Consulate General of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Boston, led by acting Consul General Omar Sierra, hosted a Celebration of Venezuelan Independence on July 7 at the Community Church of Boston. The evening began with a meal of traditional Venezuelan delicacies and music. Representatives from several Latin American and Caribbean consulates joined...
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Top Trump official warns special immigration status may end soon for a million people

July 14, 2017
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Top Trump official warns special immigration status may end soon for a million people

By Franco Ordoñez fordonez@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s top immigration official warned Hispanic members of Congress Wednesday that over a million people living in the United States under a special protected status could soon be placed in line for deportation. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus that the...
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The project of barracks in Haiti is dead

July 12, 2017
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The project of barracks in Haiti is dead

The reconstruction of the fire station of Port-au-Prince in Haiti, sponsored by the City of Quebec, falls into the water. The canadian government has chosen to remove his balls. Quebec City mayor Régis Labeaume confirmed to the Newspaper that the project, funded to the height of $ 2.6 million by the federal government, through...
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Le ex-Premier Ministre Laurent Lamothe, attendu au Parlement, ce jeudi.-

July 12, 2017
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Le ex-Premier Ministre Laurent Lamothe, attendu au Parlement, ce jeudi.-

Juillet 12, 2017 La Commission dite “Éthique et anti-Corruption du Sénat sur la Gestion des Fonds PetroCaribe” invite ce jeudi 13 juillet 2017 l’ex-Premier Ministre Laurent Salvador Lamothe pour répondre aux allégations CONTRATS ANTI-DATÉS qui pèsent contre lui. En mars 2016, face aux “rumeurs de corruption”, l’Assemblée des Sénateurs a mis sur pied une...
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Top Priorities for Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 11, 2017
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Top Priorities for Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Like every nation, Haiti has limited resources. Prioritization is needed. Understanding the costs and benefits of different policies and proposals can help decision-makers to focus on the most effective investments. Over recent months, I have shared the research from Haïti Priorise on this blog. The research has been written by more than 50 economists...
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Nearly 5,000 Haitians expelled from Dominican territory in June- Added commentary By Haitian-Truth

July 11, 2017
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Nearly 5,000 Haitians expelled from Dominican territory in June- Added commentary By Haitian-Truth

Tuesday, the Directorate General of Migration (DGM) of the Dominican Republic revealed that last June 4,943 foreigners in irregular migration had been deported to their country of origin. Most of the returnees were of Haitian origin even though the DGM indicated that these deportations included foreigners from...
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Haitian factory workers demand higher wages

July 11, 2017
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Haitian factory workers demand higher wages

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Hundreds of Haiti’s factory workers protested in Port-au-Prince on Monday against a small increase in the minimum wage set by the government. The workers, paid 300 gourdes (4.75 dollars) a day, are demanding 800 gourdes (12.75 dollars) for an eight-hour day of labor making products in factories outsourced to foreign companies....
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Haiti: the workers of sub-contracting require a better salary-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 11, 2017
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Haiti: the workers of sub-contracting require a better salary-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

AFP Monday, 10 July, 2017 14:38 UPDATE Monday, 10 July, 2017 14:38 Several hundreds of workers of contract factories demonstrated Monday in the streets of Port-au-Prince to express their anger at the too low minimum wage adjustment that is proposed, on the background of aggravation of the precariousness in Haiti. Paid 300 gourdes (4,75...
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Mexico Lab Ships Largest GMO Corn Seed Shipment to Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 4, 2017
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Mexico Lab Ships Largest GMO Corn Seed Shipment to Haiti- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (sentinel.ht) – A Mexican laboratory having investments from two Clinton confidants, tech billionaire Bill Gates and Mexican business magnate, Carlos Slim, created 150 tons of genetically modified corn seeds that were sent to Haiti. It is the largest seed shipment to any country in the history of the laboratory known as...
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Recruitment for the new army is approaching- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 4, 2017
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Recruitment for the new army is approaching- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: A modest 135 million Gourdes was finally added to the budget of the Ministry of Defense to enable it to begin recruiting young people for the new Haitian armed force. This budget of 512 million Gdes of the Ministry, of which 25 million envisaged for the investments, inscribed in the law of...
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Moratorium on the granting of FM radio frequencies- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 4, 2017
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Moratorium on the granting of FM radio frequencies- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The General Directorate of the Executive Body of the National Telecommunications Council (CONATEL) informs the interested parties that due to the saturation of the frequency band allocated to FM broadcasting and harmful radio interference, which interferes in particular with aeronautical communications, the following measures are adopted: 1 – A moratorium is granted on the...
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ANOTHER STEP IN OAS MEMBERS’ PLAN TO STEAL ASSEMBLY JOBS: Haitian workers strike for $12.50 a day

July 3, 2017
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ANOTHER STEP IN OAS MEMBERS’ PLAN TO STEAL ASSEMBLY JOBS: Haitian workers strike for $12.50 a day

By G. Dunkel posted on July 2, 2017 THE PHOTO ABOVE – ILLUSTRATING ARTICLE IS ACTUALLY ONE FROM 2015’S ELECTION CAMPAIGN – NEAT TRICK. “WORKERS’ WORLD – Workers and oppressed peoples of the world unite!” July 3, 2017. Haitian textile workers on strike for higher wages, better working conditions, access to social services. For...
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