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Former Senator Turneb Delpé, Coordinator of MOPOD passed away- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 28, 2017
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Former Senator Turneb Delpé, Coordinator of MOPOD passed away- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Saturday, 27 May, former Senator Turneb Delpé, Coordinator of the “Mouvement Patriotique Populaire Dessalinien” (MOPOD) died in a hospital in New York after a long illness, confirmed members of his family. Turneb Delpé, a militant of all the struggles to allow the Haitian people to live democracy, made themselves known within the Communist Party...
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JOVENEL IS WHISTLING PAST THE CEMETERY: Haiti police will keep the peace when UN force leaves – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 27, 2017
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JOVENEL IS WHISTLING PAST THE CEMETERY: Haiti police will keep the peace when UN force leaves – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Reuters Published: 08:59 BST, 26 May 2017 | Updated: 08:59 BST, 27 May 2017 By Sophie Hares CANCUN, Mexico, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Haiti´s expanded national police force of 15,000 will be able to maintain security after the United Nations withdraws more than 2,300 peacekeeping troops following 13 years in the...
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How Some Of Haiti’s Elite Helped Screw 50,000 Of Their Own!

May 27, 2017
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How Some Of Haiti’s Elite Helped Screw 50,000 Of Their Own!

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 26, 2017: Last Fall in Little Haiti in Miami, Florida, a group calling itself ‘Haitians For Trump,’ emerged buoyant in their shocking support of then Presidential candidate, Donald J. Trump. The stunning endorsement from a black, immigrant bloc stunned other immigrant and minority...
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For Haitians who came to U.S. after earthquake, another deportation reprieve

May 26, 2017
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For Haitians who came to U.S. after earthquake, another deportation reprieve

A woman carries water through a refu­gee camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 6, 2010, weeks after a devastating earthquake hit the country. (John Moore/Getty Images) By Maria Sacchetti May 22 Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly granted a six-month extension Monday to 58,000 Haitian immigrants who have been spared from deportation since a...
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Trump administration proposes to cut aid to Haiti by nearly 18%

May 26, 2017
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Trump administration proposes to cut aid to Haiti by nearly 18%

On Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal included substantial reductions in diplomacy and development assistance and humanitarian assistance in Latin America, with reductions proportionate to each country. In this budget proposal, which must still be passed by Congress and which may undergo modifications, the State Department and...
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Liberia, S/Leone, Guinea in the Cold – Trump Administration Extends TPS For Haiti

May 24, 2017
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Liberia, S/Leone, Guinea in the Cold – Trump Administration Extends TPS For Haiti

Washington D.C. – As the projected May 21, deadline expired Monday, the Trump administration offered relief to more than 50,000 Haitians who will reportedly have their Temporary Protective Status extended by six months. The Washington Post reported Monday that the administration plans to allow for a six-month extension of the special humanitarian immigration status granted to tens of thousands...
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U.S. Extends Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, But Will Mass Deportations Follow in 6 Months?

May 24, 2017
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Guests Jumaane Williams New York city councilmember for District 45. His district represents one of the largest populations of Haitians in the country. In a partial victory for the Haitian-American community, the Department of Homeland Security announced Monday it has extended Haitians’ temporary protected status (TPS). Tens of thousands of Haitians were given TPS...
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Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now)

May 24, 2017
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Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now)

Justice Trump Is Letting One Immigrant Group Stay In America (For Now) AP/Sipa USA Thus far, the still-nascent Trump administration has already offered a startling rebuke of traditional American policies when it comes to immigration. Across the country, immigrants have been subject to deportations and arrests and the administration has signed two legally dubious...
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Trump Administration Leaves 50,000 Haitians in Legal Limbo

May 22, 2017
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Trump Administration Leaves 50,000 Haitians in Legal Limbo

About 50,000 Haitians living in the United States will remain in limbo for another six months. The Trump administration has reportedly granted a temporary extension of these Haitians’ legal status, leaving them at risk of being forced to leave the country—or remain illegally—at the start of next year. Multiple reports on Monday indicate that...
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WE ARE ON AUTOPILOT WITH 24 HOURS TO TRUMP DECISION ON DEPORTATION OF 50,000 HAITIANS – OTHER THAN A COUPLE OF DIPLOMATIC LETTERS – NO REAL EFFORT TO COMMUNICATE HAITI’S FEELINGS OR THE REALITY.

May 22, 2017
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WE ARE ON AUTOPILOT WITH 24 HOURS TO TRUMP DECISION ON DEPORTATION OF 50,000 HAITIANS – OTHER THAN A COUPLE OF DIPLOMATIC LETTERS – NO REAL EFFORT TO COMMUNICATE HAITI’S FEELINGS OR THE REALITY.

May 22, 2017 JOVENEL MOISE HAS BEEN BADLY SERVED BY HIS INNER CIRCLE! Some say that President Moise sent a letter to President Trump. That is nice, but really too little too late. Should have initiated contact in March.  No one advised him of situation, or its potential for good and positive media coverage...
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Wyclef Jean Talks Mistaken Identity Arrest, Urges Fans to Support Haitian Immigrants

May 22, 2017
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Wyclef Jean Talks Mistaken Identity Arrest, Urges Fans to Support Haitian Immigrants

5/22/2017 by Associated Press Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images Wyclef Jean visits FOX 29 Studio to promote His new EP, titled J’Ouvert on March 7, 2017 in Philadelphia. Tying a bandanna printed with the red-and-blue Haitian flag around his head, Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean joked Friday that he hoped no Los Angeles police officers were watching...
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Changing the Narrative About Haiti

May 21, 2017
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Changing the Narrative About Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Prioritizing spending alternatives is difficult in every country. But it is especially challenging in Haiti, where, following years of fractious politics, a newly elected government is striving to expand the economy and improve wellbeing while confronting the lingering consequences of the massive 2010 earthquake. Every government has limited funds, but Haiti has...
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Haiti-born Wyclef Jean raps a message to Donald Trump about immigration- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

May 21, 2017
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Haiti-born Wyclef Jean raps a message to Donald Trump about immigration- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Hip hop star Wyclef Jean came to Miami to help Haitians celebrate their pride and their Little Haiti neighborhood. But the Haiti-born star, concerned about the plight of tens of thousands of Haitians who could face deportation as the Trump administration decides whether to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS)...
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Jonathan Meeks hopes his NFL status can help Haiti

May 20, 2017
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Jonathan Meeks hopes his NFL status can help Haiti

By Bret McCormick bmccormick@heraldonline.com Jonathan Meeks and his fiancee, Anitra, sponsor the support of a Haitian child for $35 a month. But on a recent trip to the country they were unable to see their sponsor for a simple reason: the child would have had to hike six hours through Haiti’s forested and mountainous...
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Trump made a promise to Haitian immigrants. Will he break it and deport them?

May 20, 2017
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Trump made a promise to Haitian immigrants. Will he break it and deport them?

Karen Attiah May 19 at 5:05 PM  Washington POST People protest the possibility that the Trump administration may not extend what is known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians in front of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office last week in Miami. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Once upon a time, Donald Trump tried...
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Haitians worried about deportation should start planning now, lawyers say

May 20, 2017
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Haitians worried about deportation should start planning now, lawyers say

By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com Starting in February, Haitians began showing up at the low-cost health center run by Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami-Dade worrying about what they’ll do if the federal government ends the program that protects them from deportation. Anxious and scared, they’re searching for answers if the Trump administration decides they must...
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Trump’s Latest Target: Haitians

May 20, 2017
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Trump’s Latest Target: Haitians

A policy reversal on refugees — with a uniquely sinister twist. by Francis Wilkinson 27 May 19, 2017, 6:00 AM PDT Hostility is apparently not enough. Photogapher: Shaul Schwarz/Getty Images New presidential administrations review old policies and often replace them with new policies. That’s part of democratic governance, especially in a nation closely divided...
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Massive wave of lay-offs at FAES

May 20, 2017
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Massive wave of lay-offs at FAES

Charles Ernest Chatelier, the Director General of the Social and Economic Assistance Fund (FAES), confirmed the dismissal of non-essential staff due to severe budgetary constraints preventing the institution from meeting its financial obligations. He explained that this was a management decision aimed at financially restoring the institution, which accumulates more than 300 million Gourdes...
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ONE HAITIAN MAY SAVE 58,000 OTHERS – DANIEL JEAN-LOUIS ON STAGE AT LIBERTY UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY WITH TRUMP – WATCH THE VIDEO!!

May 19, 2017
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ONE HAITIAN MAY SAVE 58,000 OTHERS – DANIEL JEAN-LOUIS ON STAGE AT LIBERTY UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY WITH TRUMP – WATCH THE VIDEO!!

May 19, 2017 Truly amazing! President Donald Trump appeared at LIBERTY UNIVERSITY  to give the commencement speech. Wallace and Eleanor Turnbull, founders of Haiti’s oldest ONG – the Baptist Mission, received an award from Liberty University. Appearing on the same platform with President Trump was Daniel Jean-Louis, a  Haitian who had been educated by...
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