18 months added to Haiti’s protected status

August 31, 2015
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18 months added to Haiti’s protected status

United States Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Haiti’s designation for Temporary Protected Status for an additional 18 months, Citizenship and Immigration Services reports. The agency said on Tuesday that the extended designation is effective Jan. 23, 2016, through Jul. 22, 2017. The U.S. urged current Haiti beneficiaries seeking to extend their...
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YOURI LATORTUE HOMME DE DEVOIR ET DE COURAGE

August 28, 2015
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YOURI LATORTUE HOMME DE DEVOIR ET DE COURAGE

August 29, 2015 Les hommes de courage et de caractére ne courent pas les rues de ce pays, encore moins les avenues de la politique. Aussi, Haitian Truth s’est-il fait un devoir de promouvoir des échantillons répertoriés et de les porter à l’attention de l’opinion nationale et internationale. L’heure est arrivée, pour nous, de...
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MEA CULPA??? DID WE SEE AMBASSADOR PAMELA WHITE BLINK??? DID WE HEAR AN APOLOGY AND RECOGNITION THAT THE AUG 9 ELECTION WAS A SCREW UP????

August 28, 2015
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MEA CULPA??? DID WE SEE AMBASSADOR PAMELA WHITE BLINK??? DID WE HEAR AN APOLOGY AND RECOGNITION THAT THE AUG 9 ELECTION WAS A SCREW UP????

August 28, 2015 Listeners to Radio Metropole, this morning, heard an unusual broadcast that really sounded like an admission, on Ambassador White’s part, that the August 9, 2015 elections were a disaster and something should be done. Well, OK, it was an admission that the August 9 elections were a disaster, couched in Politically...
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Former archbishop dies ahead of standing trial for child sex abuse

August 28, 2015
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Former archbishop dies ahead of standing trial for child sex abuse

Former archbishop and papal nuncio for the Dominican Republic, Josef Wesolowski had been charged with sexually abusing young boys and having child pornography on his computer (AP Photo) Josef Wesolowski, a former Polish archbishop who was due to have been the first cleric tried in the Vatican for the sexual abuse of children, was...
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Communiqué de presse # 52 : REPORT DE LA RENCONTRE AVEC LES REPRESENTANTS DES PARTIS, GROUPEMENTS POLITIQUES ET LES CANDIDATS A LA PRESIDENCE

August 28, 2015
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Communiqué de presse # 52 : REPORT DE LA RENCONTRE AVEC LES REPRESENTANTS DES PARTIS, GROUPEMENTS POLITIQUES ET LES CANDIDATS A LA PRESIDENCE

27 août 2015 Le Conseil électoral provisoire informe la population en général, les dirigeants des partis, groupements politiques, candidats à la présidence et la presse en particulier, que la rencontre qui devait se tenir le vendredi 28 aout 2015, à l’Hôtel El Rancho,  a été reportée. Le Conseil tient à préciser que : Un...
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Haiti, chronicle of an electoral crisis

August 28, 2015
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Haiti, chronicle of an electoral crisis

For the past 67 weeks, Haïti Liberté columnist Catharine Charlemagne has written in French a series of articles entitled “Haiti, Chronicle of an Electoral Crisis.” We present here the English translation of her report from last week’s Aug. 19 edition. The Fiasco of Sunday, August 9, 2015! “Even if Haitian leaders had a hundred...
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Baptist Haiti Mission- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 28, 2015
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Baptist Haiti Mission- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Baptist Haiti Mission Serving the Whole Person Wallace & Eleanor Turnbull, Founders 523 Sundilla Court Auburn, AL 36830         wallace@tbull.com www.tbull.com USA Office 13420EastpointCenterDr Louisville,KY 40223 1 502 491 7000 bhmus@bhm.org www.bhm.org Canada Office Baptist Haiti Mission Box 11 602 Wellington Ave. Wallaceburg,ON NBA 4L5 bhmcanada@bhm.org Dear Friend,                                                              Auburn, Alabama, August 28, 2015 This Google...
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Refugees set up camp on the Haiti-Dominican border

August 27, 2015
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Refugees set up camp on the Haiti-Dominican border

20 August 2015 Last updated at 23:39 BST The Haitian government is calling on its neighbour the Dominican Republic to delay plans for thousands of Haitians to be deported to the country as they try and make arrangements for their return. Along the border, many people have already decided to leave and are living...
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TROP!C’EST TROP!OPONT ET SES ASSOCIÉS DU CEP DOIVENT PARTIR!

August 27, 2015
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TROP!C’EST TROP!OPONT ET SES ASSOCIÉS DU CEP DOIVENT PARTIR!

Le Conseil Electoral Provisoire est le principal responsable de la gabegie du 9 Aout 2015.Les faits parlent haut et fort. La moindre investigation,  avec objectivité, conduirait à la mise en accusation des membres du Cep, en particulier, de son président, Pierre-Louis Opont. Tout laisse à penser que le fiasco des législatives a été une...
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Frank Petersen, first African-American Marine aviator, dies at 83

August 27, 2015
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Frank Petersen, first African-American Marine aviator, dies at 83

Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (ret.) the first African-American Marine Corps aviator and the first African-American Marine Corps general, died Aug. 25, 2015. Petersen served during the Korean War in 1953 and Vietnam in 1968. During his career, he flew more than 350 combat missions and more than 4,000 hours in various military...
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Guatemala Protesters Call National Strike to Force President Out

August 27, 2015
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Guatemala Protesters Call National Strike to Force President Out

Thousands of protesters called for a national strike in Guatemala on Thursday as some businesses closed and marchers blocked highways demanding the resignation of President Otto Perez Molina for alleged bribery. With at least five cabinet ministers having quit since Saturday, lawmakers are expected to form a five-member committee as soon as Thursday to...
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Tropical storm Erika could impact Florida this weekend

August 26, 2015
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Tropical storm Erika could impact Florida this weekend

Residents of South Florida are closely eyeing Tropical Storm Erika, which could begin impacting Florida as early as Sunday or Monday. “I think we’ll have a better idea of where Erika is going and what she is capable of, within the next 24 to 48 hours,because today, Erika has struggled mightily to get its act...
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Haitian electoral observers demand investigation into election day chaos

August 26, 2015
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Haitian electoral observers demand investigation into election day chaos

In this Aug. 9, 2015 file photo, election officials count votes during parliamentary elections in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Dieu Nalio Chery AP By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@MiamiHerald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE Local observer groups are calling for an independent investigation into Haiti’s violence-marred Aug. 9 legislative elections, saying that recent sanctions taken against 16 candidates by elections officials do...
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Tropical Storm Erika Spins Toward Caribbean, Path Unclear

August 25, 2015
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Tropical Storm Erika Spins Toward Caribbean, Path Unclear

by Erin McClam Tropical Storm Erika is drifting west toward the Caribbean, and forecasters say it could become a hurricane and brush close to Florida early next week. Tropical storm watches were posted Tuesday for some islands in the east Caribbean. At 11 a.m. ET, Erika packed winds of 45 mph and was about...
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Evans Paul, obligé d’imiter Laurent Lamothe en remobilisant l’Unité anti-Contrebande du Colonel Antoine Atouriste. – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 25, 2015
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Evans Paul, obligé d’imiter Laurent Lamothe en remobilisant l’Unité anti-Contrebande du Colonel Antoine Atouriste. – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 25, 2015 *La lutte contre la contrebande était la principale cause de la chute du 1er Ministre Lamothe suite à une conspiration des contrebandiers, des trafiquants de drogue et des kidnappers.* *Aujourd’hui, Evans Paul et le Président Martelly font face à la réalité: La capacité de l’Etat haïtien dépend de ses ressources propres...
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AVOIDING A POLITICAL DISASTER IN HAITI AS SOPHIA MARTELLY AND KIKO TAKE CONTROL

August 25, 2015
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AVOIDING A POLITICAL DISASTER IN HAITI AS SOPHIA MARTELLY AND KIKO TAKE  CONTROL

Haiti Democracy Project The Washington-based Haiti Democracy Project’s James Morrell has written: “By the time the commission is through, there will be little left for the voters to do on election day. Most of the choices will already have been made for them.” Foreign Policy magazine, August 25th, 2015. By Jose R. Cardenas, former...
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THERE THEY GO AGAIN

August 24, 2015
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THERE THEY GO AGAIN

By Dan Whitman | Published: August 12, 2015 This thing called the “international community” rises to clown-like behavior when Haiti has elections. They always did, and I hope they’ll give it up one day. After six murders, scores of beatings, and one third of the ballots trashed in the streets, Haiti’s legislative elections August...
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Deportees from Dominican Republic land on Haiti border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

August 24, 2015
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Deportees from Dominican Republic land on Haiti border-Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

FOND BAYARD, Haiti– The children hunched over on a cement floor stare at flies on a dirty bed, living in squalor without books or toys, as refugees in this border town. They are unwanted by the Dominican Republic, their country of birth, and without a home in Haiti, their country of heritage. Their Haitian...
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FOREIGN PUPPETMASTERS DESTABALIZE ALREADY PRECARIOUS SITUATION

August 23, 2015
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FOREIGN PUPPETMASTERS DESTABALIZE ALREADY PRECARIOUS SITUATION

August 23, 2015 Immediately after the August 9 vote, even as Opont was in the process of laying his groundwork – to announce the pre-panned electoral results, favoring Martelly/Preval, a team of foreigners forced Opont’s revision, a revision that left the election in total confusion. The confusion saw a handful of candidates receive enough...
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New migrant rules spur crisis along Haitian-Dominican border

August 22, 2015
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New migrant rules spur crisis along Haitian-Dominican border

In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo, Dominican Republic soldiers and civilians stand at the gate that separates the D.R. from in Malpasse Haiti. After the D.R.’s June 17 deadline to apply for legal residency under a new program to organize the flow of migrants across the border from Haiti, more than 288,000 people applied....
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