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Bus Runs Over At Least 34 People In Northern Haiti
Haiti, News

Bus Runs Over At Least 34 People In Northern Haiti

At least 34 people have been killed and 17 injured when a bus ploughed into a crowd outside the northern Haitian city of Gonaives. Marie-Alta Jean Baptiste, head of Haiti’s civil protection office, told AFP news agency on Sunday that first the bus ran over two pedestrians, killing one and injuring the other. Then the…

Caribbean TV Series “Taste the Islands” Adds Haitian Cast Member
Arts & Culture

Caribbean TV Series “Taste the Islands” Adds Haitian Cast Member

In 2015, Caribbean cooking show “Taste the Islands” made history by becoming the first Jamaican-produced and Jamaican-hosted series on US national public television. Show creators Blondie Ras Productions have announced that the second season will premiere this June, Caribbean American Heritage Month, on Create TV and select PBS stations around the country. Public television’s favorite…

Former Haitian President Rene Preval Dies At 74
Haiti, News

Former Haitian President Rene Preval Dies At 74

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Former Haitian president Rene Preval has died, the government of the Caribbean nation said on Friday. Preval, 74, was the first democratically elected modern-day leader of Haiti to serve his full term. In 2012, during his second term as president, Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake. Current President Jovenel Moise said…

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – March 2
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – March 2

Fourth Generation Barbancourt Director Dead At 65 Thierry Gardère died Wednesday in Port-au-Prince of a pulmonary embolism. Gardère’s great-great uncle, Dupré Barbancourt, who moved to Haiti from France, founded the company in 1862. Gardère was in charge of the company’s day to day operations. Arkansas Man Who Ran Missionary Orphanage in Haiti Accused of Sexually Abusing Girls…

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