UN Security Council to Vote to Close Haiti Peacekeeping Mission

April 12, 2017
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UN Security Council to Vote to Close Haiti Peacekeeping Mission

FILE – Children play in the street while United Nations peacekeepers from Brazil patrol in the Cite Soleil slum, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Feb. 22, 2017. UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Thursday to close a13-year-long peacekeeping mission in Haiti this year and replace it with a smaller...
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US says withdrawing UN military from Haiti is good example

April 12, 2017
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US says withdrawing UN military from Haiti is good example

UNITED NATIONS — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday that U.N. peacekeeping has made “a great contribution” to Haiti and the Security Council’s expected vote to withdraw all troops from the Caribbean nation by mid-October is an example of how peacekeeping missions should change as a country’s political situation changes. The United States is...
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Search for Haitian boy rescues hundreds of children from human trafficking rings

April 12, 2017
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Search for Haitian boy rescues hundreds of children from human trafficking rings

6PM: Search for Haitian boy rescues hundreds of children from human trafficking rings Kathryn May, KSL TV PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — It was Super Bowl Sunday. Across America, people were having parties, eating hot wings and watching the big game. Meanwhile, in Haiti, a group of Americans docked a yacht outside a small resort for...
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‘I was devastated by what was going on’ – Garda sergeant given award for charity work

April 12, 2017
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‘I was devastated by what was going on’ – Garda sergeant given award for charity work

News Irish News 1 Garda Sergeant Ann Byrne Cathal McMahon April 12 2017 3:05 AM When a devastating earthquake struck the island of Haiti in 2010 most Irish people followed the shocking reports closely in the news, some even donated to the charities working in the area. But one garda sergeant decided that she...
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Jack Brewer Foundation Helps Karen Civil Open New Computer Lab For Haitian Orphanage

April 12, 2017
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Jack Brewer Foundation Helps Karen Civil Open New Computer Lab For Haitian Orphanage

CREDIT: Getty Images For Karen Civil, 2017 is a year of giving. The LA-based personality, author and entrepreneur used her influence to do some good at House Of Hope Orphanage in Titanyen, Haiti. On Monday (April 10), Civil—who is of Haitian parentage—opened her Live Civil Computer Lab, done in partnership with The Jack Brewer Foundation,...
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President urges Parliament to cooperate for the future development of Haiti

April 12, 2017
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President urges Parliament to cooperate for the future development of Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — President Jovenel Moise has urged legislators to cooperate with his administration for the socio-economic development of the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country, regarded as one of the poorest in the western hemisphere. Speaking at ceremony where Prime Minister Dr Jack Guy Lafontant presented the 2017 legislative agenda that...
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L’ARRETE QUI DERANGE

April 11, 2017
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L’ARRETE QUI DERANGE


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WALKING DEAD – ARISTIDE NEAR DEATH!

April 11, 2017
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WALKING DEAD – ARISTIDE NEAR DEATH!

Avril 10, 2017 Aristide insiders now face the reality that their leader is about to depart for other places. He will need an asbestos suit on the coolest days in his final resting place. Over the last years, Aristide’s personal health has declined at a steady rate. Now his condition is accelerating rapidly and...
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Can Haiti Become the Next Federal Republic of the Americas? That is the Goal of the American Republican Network Inc

April 11, 2017
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Can Haiti Become the Next Federal Republic of the Americas? That is the Goal of the American Republican Network Inc

MIAMI, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Billions of dollars and many thousands of man-hours of some of the best minds have been expended on the problems in Haiti by the Members of United Nations.  Thirteen years later, it is yet to be determined why Haiti cannot put an election together, or even why about 9,800...
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President Moise describes attack on motorcade as act of terrorism

April 11, 2017
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President Moise describes attack on motorcade as act of terrorism

Jovenel Moise is president of Haiti. (FILE) PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – The Office of the President of Haiti has described as “a terrorist act” last weekend’s attack on a presidential motorcade returning from the Artibonite department as preparations continue for the launch of the caravan of change scheduled for May 1. Angry demonstrators...
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Zapping

April 11, 2017
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Zapping

Deadline for property tax payment in PAP The Municipal Administration of Port-au-Prince informs that, in agreement with the Directorate General of Taxes (DGI), a period expiring on April 30, 2017 is granted to the owners of houses built in the municipality, to fulfill the “Contribution Foncière des Properties Bâties” (CFPB). UNNOH announces mobilization movements...
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Legislative Agenda 2017, 50 draft laws and proposals

April 11, 2017
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Legislative Agenda 2017, 50 draft laws and proposals

Monday, President Jovenel Moïse, accompanied by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant and the Presidents of both Houses, Youri Latortue (Senate) and Cholzer Chancy (Chamber of Deputies), went to the Convention Center of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) for the presentation of the Legislative Agenda 2017. The Prime Minister handed over to...
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Bruns speaks at Rotary on group

April 11, 2017
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Bruns speaks at Rotary on group

Sun Staff Wade Bruns, board member of the International Farmers Organization for Sustainable Development and Valley City area farmer, spoke to the Jamestown Rotary Club at its recent meeting. This organization is a 501(c)(3) organization started by farmers in the Northwood, N.D., area to provide training for farmers in Haiti. It was started with...
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Donald Trump appoints Lee Francis Cissna to Immigration

April 11, 2017
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Donald Trump appoints Lee Francis Cissna to Immigration

On Saturday, the White House announced that President Donald Trump has appointed Lee Francis Cissna to lead the US Citizenship and Immigration Services. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services deal with immigration and naturalization applications. The agency is part of the Department of Homeland Security, where Cissna worked prior to his appointment as Director...
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COLONEL REBU: Un nouveau directeur-général de la Défense à l’attaque

April 10, 2017
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COLONEL REBU: Un nouveau directeur-général de la Défense à l’attaque

La politique générale du Premier ministre, dans son volet Défense, a suscité beaucoup d’espoirs chez ceux qui, depuis quelque temps, réclament le retour des Forces armées. Petit à petit, le ministère de la Défense semble vouloir reprendre forme. Un homme d’expériences a été placé à sa tête. Un militaire sérieux et compétent dirige son...
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Haiti president’s office bristles over stoning of motorcade

April 9, 2017
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Haiti president’s office bristles over stoning of motorcade

Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The office of Haiti’s president is using strong language to criticize people who threw rocks at his motorcade, calling them “extremists” who must be brought to justice. President Jovenel Moise’s motorcade was targeted Friday by a group of people hurling stones in Arcahaie, a coastal town north of Haiti’s...
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BRH limits bank transactions in US dollars

April 9, 2017
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BRH limits bank transactions in US dollars

Georges Henry Fils, Vice-Governor of the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) informs that the BRH had injected 10 million US dollars into the foreign exchange market on Thursday 6 April. The BRH advises “that Commercial Banks, Savings and Housing Banks undertake not to exceed $ 30,000 per transaction per customer at the...
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Grieving Haitians go into lifetime of debt to fund funerals

April 6, 2017
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Grieving Haitians go into lifetime of debt to fund funerals

By: David McFadden – @inquirerdotnet Associated Press / 12:44 PM April 06, 2017 In this photo, taken March 29, 2017, Loubert Gouin moves a broken coffin containing the remains of an exhumed corpse, at an old grave in the national cemetery in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Cemetery workers say they generally dump the bones in a...
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Civil society groups against mining in Haiti

April 6, 2017
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Civil society groups against mining in Haiti

(Photo: CMC) PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Civil society organisations here have called on the new Haitian government to abandon plans for allowing for the exploitation of metal mining in the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. In a statement, the civil society groups, including the Platform of Haitian Human Rights Organizations (POHDH), the...
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Jamaican and Bahamian convicted of international drug trafficking in US

April 4, 2017
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Jamaican and Bahamian convicted of international drug trafficking in US

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — A Jamaican is among two Caribbean nationals are due to re-appear in court in June for sentencing after they were convicted Friday for their roles in an international drug trafficking conspiracy that was aimed at transporting more than 2,400 kilograms of cocaine aboard a US registered aircraft. The United...
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