Brooklyn Congresswoman Moves to Shield Haitian Refugees From Deportation After Trump Order

February 11, 2017
By `
Brooklyn Congresswoman Moves to Shield Haitian Refugees From Deportation After Trump Order

Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette Clarke during her emergency meeting on President Trump’s Muslim travel ban. Madina Toure/Observer Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette Clarke—co-chairwoman of the House Caribbean Caucus—has put forward legislation to protect undocumented Haitians from deportation in the aftermath of President Donald Trump‘s executive orders aimed at expelling millions of immigrants. The Haiti Emergency Relief Act of...
Read more »

Haiti PM submits resignation

February 11, 2017
By `
Haiti PM submits resignation

Former Haitian Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles Jamaica Observer: PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles has submitted his letter of resignation to President, Jovenel Moise allowing the new head of state to enter into discussions with the presidents of both Houses of Parliament for his successor, as stipulated in the Constitution. In...
Read more »

After daring voyage to U.S., Haitians’ dreams end in deportation

February 11, 2017
By `
After daring voyage to U.S., Haitians’ dreams end in deportation

By Makini Brice |Reuters PORT-AU-PRINCE John Stevens Val borrowed $3,000 from friends and family and trekked through 10 countries to make his way to the United States, where he hoped life would be better than in Haiti, his impoverished homeland. But in the end he landed in a U.S. immigration detention center and was...
Read more »

Open Registration, English Scholarship Program

February 10, 2017
By `
Open Registration, English Scholarship Program

The United States Embassy in Haiti in collaboration with “Union School” is launching a new program for the learning of English entitled “English Microscholarship Access Program” (Access). Funded by the US Department of State, this program will allow to 20 girls aged 17 to 20 years, conomically disadvantaged, to take intensive English courses for...
Read more »

Haiti’s Revolution Through Silkscreen Prints

February 10, 2017
By `
Haiti’s Revolution Through Silkscreen Prints

By Daniela Sol A new exhibit just opened this Tuesday, February 7th at The Phillips Collection, a small gallery in downtown D.C., named “The Life of Toussaint L’Ouvertue” by the artist Jacob Lawrence. In his series, Lawrence honors the life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, a famous Haitian political figure. A slave at first, L’Ouverture later...
Read more »

FLASH – FLASH – FLASH THREE KEY JOVENEL TEAM POSITIONS FILLED

February 10, 2017
By `
FLASH – FLASH – FLASH THREE KEY JOVENEL TEAM POSITIONS FILLED


Read more »

Haiti-born, Heiltsuk-raised basketball player still barred from All Native event over ‘blood quantum’ rule

February 10, 2017
By `
Haiti-born, Heiltsuk-raised basketball player still barred from All Native event over ‘blood quantum’ rule

Human rights complaint filed: ‘This is a discrimination of Indigenous against Indigenous’ By Andrew Kurjata, CBC News Posted: Feb 09, 2017 8:00 PM PT Last Updated: Feb 09, 2017 8:00 PM PT Josiah Wilson continues to be barred from playing in Prince Rupert B.C.’s All-Native Basketball Tournament because he doesn’t have 1/8th First Nations ancestry...
Read more »

U.N. considering removing military peacekeepers from Haiti: official

February 10, 2017
By `
U.N. considering removing military peacekeepers from Haiti: official

By Makini Brice | PORT-AU-PRINCE The United Nations is considering removing military personnel from its peacekeeping mission in Haiti, a U.N. official said on Thursday, indicating a possible scaling back of one of the body’s longest-running and widely-criticized missions. The U.N. mission in Haiti, often locally called by its French acronym MINUSTAH, has been...
Read more »

UN Considers Removing Military Peacekeepers from Haiti

February 10, 2017
By `
UN Considers Removing Military Peacekeepers from Haiti

FILE – Chile’s Army, part of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) march in Cap-Haitien, Jan. 24, 2015. PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI —The United Nations is considering removing military personnel from its peacekeeping mission in Haiti, a U.N. official said Thursday, indicating a possible scaling back of one of the body’s longest-running and widely-criticized...
Read more »

IMF Releases Report on Haiti’s Rapid Credit Facility

February 10, 2017
By `
IMF Releases Report on Haiti’s Rapid Credit Facility

IMF.org The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today released the staff report prepared in connection with the approval of the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) for Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. On November 18, 2016, the Board approved Haiti’s request for a disbursement of 30.7125 million SDR (about US$41.6 million) in financial assistance under...
Read more »

CARICOM pledges support for Haiti

February 10, 2017
By `
CARICOM pledges support for Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Feb 8, CMC – Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), President David Granger says the regional integration grouping welcomes the transfer of power in Haiti after the French-speaking CARICOM country inaugurated its 58th head of state on Tuesday. Granger, the Guyana head of state, who represented CARICOM at the ceremony, said...
Read more »

Canada announces $70M in development aid for Haiti

February 10, 2017
By `
Canada announces $70M in development aid for Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –  Canada has announced roughly $70 million in development aid for Haiti a day after the poor country returned to a democratically elected government. The funding is intended to improve conditions for Haitians, particularly for women and children. Wednesday’s announcement came a day after Jovenel Moise was sworn in as the Caribbean...
Read more »

Trump should fulfill pledge to be champion for Haiti

February 10, 2017
By `
Trump should fulfill pledge to be champion for Haiti

Sun Sentinal.com Not always in a good light, Haiti, in her unique peculiar way, has always managed to make headlines in the world’s news cycle. This past U.S. election, for the first time, a Republican president hopeful, now sitting President Donald Trump, visited Little Haiti, promising to be the Haitian-American community’s champion. The Huffington...
Read more »

A GOVERNMENT OF CONCENSUS IS A BETRAYAL OF THE VOTERS WHO GAVE JOVENEL A FIRST ROUND VICTORY – TWICE – IN 2015 & 2016

February 9, 2017
By `
A GOVERNMENT OF CONCENSUS IS A BETRAYAL OF THE VOTERS WHO GAVE JOVENEL  A FIRST ROUND VICTORY – TWICE – IN 2015 & 2016

February 9, 2017 We are hearing of negotiations that will create one of those ineffectual, doomed governments known as a GOVERNMENT OF CONCENSUS.  Haiti as the unfortunate desire to create all sorts of excuses to keep from really committing to a government, a real government. We have faced great pressures to create a Government...
Read more »

NARCISSE, ARISTIDE, LAVALAS AND RADIO TI MOUN CALLING FOR ACTION AGAINST PRESIDENT JOVENEL MOISE AND HIS GOVERNMENT.

February 8, 2017
By `
NARCISSE, ARISTIDE, LAVALAS AND RADIO TI MOUN  CALLING FOR ACTION AGAINST PRESIDENT JOVENEL MOISE AND HIS GOVERNMENT.

February 8, 2017 On the day after Jovenel Moise’s inauguration, Narcisse, Aristide and Lavalas are calling for violent actions against Haiti’s new government. Radio Ti-Moun pumps out a continuous flow of vitriolic demands for violence their supposed enemies, which could include 93% of the population since they only gained 7% at the polls. It...
Read more »

WILL ANTHONY BARBIER RETURN THE $130,000 JEEP PRIVERT GAVE HIM? PURCHASED WITH STOLEN GOVERNMENT FUNDS – REGISTERED IN BARBIER’S NAME!!

February 8, 2017
By `
WILL ANTHONY  BARBIER RETURN THE $130,000 JEEP PRIVERT GAVE HIM? PURCHASED WITH STOLEN GOVERNMENT FUNDS – REGISTERED IN BARBIER’S NAME!!


Read more »

Directeurs Generaux

February 8, 2017
By `
Directeurs Generaux

Liste des Directeurs Généraux. 1. FAES : Herman Nelson 2. BMPAD : Raoul Pierre-Louis 3. CFI : Mathias Pierre 4. ONA : Jean Tholbert Alexis 5. APN : Andres Appolon 6. OAVCT : Robenson Jean-Claude 7. AGD : Smarki Charles 8. EDH : Prevost Junior 9. DG MAHVE : Ernst Mesamours 10. Laposte :...
Read more »

IMF approves US$41m for Haiti

February 8, 2017
By `
IMF approves US$41m for Haiti

Haitians lining up for food following the passage of Hurricane Matthew (Photo: CMC) WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is providing US$41.6 million to Haiti under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) in the wake of the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew last October. The Washington-based financial institution said that Port...
Read more »

Haitian Government, UN and partners launch two-year plan aimed at saving lives, building resilience

February 8, 2017
By `
Haitian Government, UN and partners launch two-year plan aimed at saving lives, building resilience

UN News Centre In Jérémie, Haiti, children play at the Église Chrétienne Nan Lindy. Hundreds of people have sought temporary shelter at the church after countless homes were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. Photo: UNICEF/UN035877/LeMoyne 7 February 2017 – The United Nations together with relief organizations in Haiti have launched a two-year, $291 million response...
Read more »

Haiti hotel police raid exposes child sex trafficking

February 8, 2017
By `
Haiti hotel police raid exposes child sex trafficking

By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Haitian police have arrested nine people in connection with sex trafficking, involving girls as young as 13, highlighting the dangers facing children in the Caribbean nation where human trafficking is rife and the crime often goes unpunished. The sting raid by police on Sunday at a...
Read more »