Haiti – FLASH : Solar eclipse, Diaspora schedules USA and Canada

August 20, 2017
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Haiti – FLASH : Solar eclipse, Diaspora schedules USA and Canada

Haiti Libre: While in Haiti all are preparing for the solar eclipse that will take place on Monday 21 August, it is the Haitian diaspora that will have the privilege before Haiti, to attend this rare astronomical event. The Haitian community of Atlanta will be particularly privileged, as it will be able to witness...
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Shades of Poor

August 20, 2017
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Shades of Poor

www.haitianhearts.org Dark forces cause people to be poor and keep them poor. Poor has different shades. Different degrees. Different outcomes. The first dark shade of poor is the mother who gives her children to her mother in the calm countryside so she can work for pennies in the merciless big city. A darker shade...
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Haitian jailed in stolen identity refund fraud scheme

August 20, 2017
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Haitian jailed in stolen identity refund fraud scheme

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) says a Haitian national residing in Miami-Dade County in Florida has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for his role in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme. According to documents and information provided to the court, from about 2008 through January 2015, in Broward and Miami-Dade...
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Canada Faces Surge in Asylum Seekers: ‘We’ve Never Seen Such Numbers’

August 19, 2017
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Canada Faces Surge in Asylum Seekers: ‘We’ve Never Seen Such Numbers’

Asylum seekers sit in front of their tent in a temporary camp,  Aug. 15, 2017, near Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP) By Joe Crowe   |   Friday, 18 Aug 2017 01:13 PM People are seeking asylum in Canada in “unprecedented” numbers, officials said in a CNN report Friday. “We’ve never seen these numbers....
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The Human Carnage From Billionaires Trying to Carve Up the Planet to Build Their Empires Is Astounding From Yemen to Haiti and everywhere in between, the poorest citizens are punished for unknown crimes

August 19, 2017
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The Human Carnage From Billionaires Trying to Carve Up the Planet to Build Their Empires Is Astounding From Yemen to Haiti and everywhere in between, the poorest citizens are punished for unknown crimes

Vijay Prashad 19 Aug 2017 Image Courtesy: Zurijeta/Shutterstock Raoul Peck, the Haitian filmmaker, opens his new film – Der Junge Karl Marx (2017) – in the forests of Prussia. Peasants gather fallen wood. They look cold and hungry. We hear horses in the distance. The guards and the aristocrats are near. They have come...
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Haiti – FLASH : Biometrics defeats irregular Haitians in DR

August 19, 2017
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Haiti – FLASH : Biometrics defeats irregular Haitians in DR

Haiti Libre: Lieutenant General Máximo William Muñoz Delgado, Director General of Migration (DGM), revealed that during migration control operations, Migration Inspectors had seized in the hands of Haitians in an irregular situation on Dominican territory, 153 authentic cards of the National Regularization Plan of Foreigners (PNRE) belonging to other people and 183 false cards...
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DISGUSTING – DISGUSTING – DISGUSTING: Selling a dream Dozens of misleading videos are encouraging asylum seekers to go to Canada – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 19, 2017
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DISGUSTING – DISGUSTING – DISGUSTING: Selling a dream Dozens of misleading videos are encouraging asylum seekers to go to Canada – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

VICE NEWS By Brigitte Noël Aug 18, 2017 Immigration workers in Quebec are worried that videos spreading misinformation about what it takes to be granted refuge in Canada are partly to blame for the stream of asylum seekers heading north. And they’re afraid some could be part of profit-making scams. More than 3,000 people...
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Harvey no threat to South Florida but another wave will need watching

August 18, 2017
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Harvey no threat to South Florida but another wave will need watching

By Elizabeth Koh ekoh@miamiherald.com August 18, 2017 9:09 AM Tropical Storm Harvey will avoid South Florida as it churns through the eastern Caribbean Sea this weekend, but forecasters are eyeing another tropical disturbance that may develop early next week. The National Hurricane Center said early Friday that a wave currently tracking toward the Bahamas...
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Haitian folk dance troupe holds debut show in Beijing

August 18, 2017
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Haitian folk dance troupe holds debut show in Beijing

A dance troupe from Haiti held its debut show in Beijing on Wednesday, greeting people in the Chinese capital with exotic dancing steps from the Caribbean Sea and strong beats of Haitian music. Dancers from Ballet Bacouloud’ Haiti, a famed folk dance group in the Caribbean country, enthralled audience members with a show named...
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Canada sees ‘unprecedented’ surge in asylum seekers

August 18, 2017
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Canada sees ‘unprecedented’ surge in asylum seekers

(CNN)Canada is facing an “unprecedented” number of asylum seekers, who have crossed the border from the United States, officials said. “We’ve never seen those numbers,” said Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) spokesman Claude Castonguay. “Even though our officers are patrolling 24 hours a day all year long, we’ve never seen such numbers coming in.”...
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Tropical Storm Harvey forms near Caribbean as two other systems brew in Atlantic

August 18, 2017
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Tropical Storm Harvey forms near Caribbean as two other systems brew in Atlantic

Two of three budding tropical systems in the Atlantic will approach the Caribbean, Central America and the United States in the coming days. Three batches of thunderstorms are moving westward across the tropical Atlantic. From west to east, the systems have been dubbed Tropical Storm Harvey and 92L. The third system is likely to...
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Haitian Amputees Bring Inspiring Stories, Soccer Skills to Highland Lakes

August 18, 2017
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Haitian Amputees Bring Inspiring Stories, Soccer Skills to Highland Lakes

BURNET — Francillon Chery lost an arm and a leg during the 2010 earthquake that devastated his country of Haiti. He tried to find refuge in a church when the 7.0-magnitude earthquake ripped through the Caribbean island nation on Jan. 12 of that year. Everything points to a man who should be depressed and...
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Three Haitian boys needing life-saving heart surgery require host families in Toronto

August 17, 2017
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Three Haitian boys needing life-saving heart surgery require host families in Toronto

Haiti Cardiac Alliance is searching for people to take in three preschoolers as they recover from complex heart surgeries at SickKids hospital. From left, Kervens Jeannot, David Smith Millien and Roobens Thelusma of Haiti all need surgery to repair holes in their hearts. Sick Kids hospital will perform the surgeries, but each of the...
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Haiti: Cholera figures (as of 30 June 2017) – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 17, 2017
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Haiti: Cholera figures (as of 30 June 2017) – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

The number of suspected cases of cholera continued to decline at the national level in June 2017. The effective coordination of the various actors has made it possible to control all the new outbreaks of the epidemic while continuing to reduce the level of transmission of the disease in the most persistent areas. Community...
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Jistis pou BWA KAYIMAN !!!

August 16, 2017
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Jistis pou BWA KAYIMAN !!!

Depi mwen fini ekri teks sou analyz priyè esklav yo nan Seremoni Bwa Kayiman, sepa 2 mesaj mwen pa resevwa. - Gen moun ki panse mwen pa istoryen kidonk mwen pa dwe rantre nan koze sa yo. - Gen lòt moun ki di se Seremoni sa ki lakòz peyi d’Ayiti gen tout pwoblèm sa...
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Haiti central bank clamps down on credit card currency billing- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 16, 2017
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Haiti central bank clamps down on credit card currency billing- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

jamaica-gleaner.com Commercial banks operating in Haiti have been warned of heavy fines if they flout new regulations regarding the invoicing of credit card transactions effective December 1. The Bank of the Republic of Haiti, the BRH, noted in a circular to the banks and credit card companies that transactions with credits card issued in...
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LAMOTHE SETS HIGH MARK WITH 45TH BIRTHDAY PARTY- IF ONLY PALACE WAS AS WELL ORGANIZED!

August 14, 2017
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LAMOTHE SETS HIGH MARK WITH 45TH BIRTHDAY PARTY- IF ONLY PALACE WAS AS WELL ORGANIZED!

August 12, 2017 Hundreds, including ex-Finance Minister Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie, Senators Wenceslas Lambert and  Andris Riche  joined a true cross-section of Haitian society in wishing our charismatic ex-Prime Minister a Happy Birthday. With a start at 8:00 P.M  on August 12, the crowd at JOJO’s Restaurant was still dancing after 02:30 A.M. Lamothe’s actual...
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KEYSTONE KOPS: Évasion spectaculaire de Milo Berger et de deux autres détenus- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 14, 2017
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KEYSTONE KOPS: Évasion spectaculaire de Milo Berger et de deux autres détenus- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Aout 12, 2017 Le puissant chef de gang de l’arcahaie, Milo Berger, impliqué dans une dizaine d’actes de kidnapping et personnage central de l’attaque du cortège présidentiel à l’arcahaie, arrêté depuis plusieurs mois par le BLTS après une filature épique de plusieurs semaines et incarcéré au bureau de cette section, sous haute surveillance, s’est...
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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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