Haiti suspends fuel price hike after protesters riot- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 8, 2018
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Haiti suspends fuel price hike after protesters riot- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Posted: Jul 07, 2018 01:56 PM CDT July 7, 2018 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – The Haitian government suspended a fuel price hike Saturday after widespread violence broke out across the capital and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien. Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant had originally said the country needed to raise prices to balance...
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Flash !!!! Flash !!!!! Dernières nouvelles- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

July 8, 2018
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Flash !!!! Flash !!!!!  Dernières nouvelles- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Scoop TV Chaîne 16, Scoop FM 107.7 stéréo Le Président de l’Assemblée Nationale, le sénateur Joseph Lambert, vient de demander à Jovenel Moïse, Président de la République, de rétracter les dispositions prises quant à l’augmentation des produits pétroliers. Joseph lambert demande à la PNH de protéger les vies et les biens et de sécuriser...
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Vant Bèf Info (Urgent) Protestation : pillage du Delimart de Delmas 32

July 7, 2018
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Vant Bèf Info (Urgent) Protestation : pillage du Delimart de Delmas 32

Port-au-Prince, le 7 juillet 2018.- Des membres de la population ont pillé aujourd’hui (7 juillet) le super market de Delmas 32. Delimart de Delmas 32, le samedi 7 juillet 2018 Ils ont emporté différents produits retrouvés sur leur passage, a constaté l’un de nos reporteurs. Certains véhicules garés dans le parking dudit...
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Two US destroyers sail into Taiwan Strait: Taiwan gov’t

July 7, 2018
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Two US destroyers sail into Taiwan Strait: Taiwan gov’t

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold is one of two warships to have entered the Taiwan Strait (AFP Photo/Benjamin A. Lewis) Two United States warships entered the Taiwan Strait on Saturday at a time of heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing. The destroyers USS Mustin and USS Benfold sailed into the waterway separating...
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Violence dans la capitale haitienne, Port-au-Prince, pas de présence policière, le DGPNH Michael Gédéon fait-il partie du complot de coup d’État fomenté par les sénateurs de l’opposition et leur allié @LatortueYouri contre @MoiseJovenel? #LeReCit #Haiti

July 7, 2018
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Violence dans la capitale haitienne, Port-au-Prince, pas de présence policière, le DGPNH Michael Gédéon fait-il partie du complot de coup d’État fomenté par les sénateurs de l’opposition et leur allié @LatortueYouri contre @MoiseJovenel? #LeReCit #Haiti


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HEADS MUST ROLL

July 7, 2018
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HEADS MUST ROLL

July 7, 2018 0830: The problems have already started again with the rising sun, after a quiet period of darkness. Barricades  on the streets. Car windows being broken. THE AIRPORT WAS TAKEN OVER YESTERDAY AND WILL NOT OPEN TODAY. AMERICAN AIRLINES HAS CANCELLED: NO FLIGHTS! Yesterday saw an abandonment of responsibility by the PNH...
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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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Rotarians from some 175 countries who gathered for their annual international convention last week in Toronto

July 4, 2018
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Rotarians from some 175 countries who gathered for their annual international convention last week in Toronto

It would be hard to find a more diverse group than the 25,000 Rotarians from some 175 countries who gathered for their annual international conventionlast week in Toronto. I noted this in my opening remarks to a breakout session last Tuesday, and then went on to announce a partnership between Rotaryand the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) to...
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Judge: US needs to release or grant hearings to 1,000 asylum seekers

July 4, 2018
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Judge: US needs to release or grant hearings to 1,000 asylum seekers

By Spencer S. Hsu | Washington Post A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Monday ordered the U.S. government to immediately release or grant hearings to more than 1,000 asylum seekers who have been jailed for months or years without individualized case reviews, dealing a blow to the Trump administration’s crackdown on migrants. U.S....
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An assault rifle of the PNH used during a bank robbery in Santo Domingo

July 4, 2018
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An assault rifle of the PNH used during a bank robbery in Santo Domingo

Haiti Libre: The Galil IWI ACE rifle used by a group of individuals during the robbery of the Banco Popular branch (at the Hiper Uno supermarket in La Isabelita, Santo Domingo East) which stole more than 5 million pesos, was formally identified as belonging to the National Police of Haiti (PNH) “This information has...
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