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Haiti UN Mission Leaving Under Cloud of Scandal
Opinion, Uncategorized

Haiti UN Mission Leaving Under Cloud of Scandal

By Paula Donovan Haiti UN Mission is ending in scandal. After more than 10 tumultuous years, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, is winding down its military component amid “a relatively stable security situation,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said. But few are willing to celebrate a foreign intervention – which concludes in October –…

Haitian Heritage and Philanthropy Celebrated Through Food
Boston, News

Haitian Heritage and Philanthropy Celebrated Through Food

On May 19, over 70 guests took part in a voyage through Haiti’s gastronomy, art and history at “Voyaj,” a tasting event with renowned Haitian chef, Stephan Berrouet-Durand of Culinary By Design and the Haitian Culinary Alliance. The event, which took place at the Bruce Bolling Building in Roxbury, Massachusetts, was attended by Haitian Consulate Marjorie Brunache and…

Florida Legislative Session Ends With No Anti-Immigrant Bills Passed
News, South Florida

Florida Legislative Session Ends With No Anti-Immigrant Bills Passed

TALLAHASSEE, FL– Florida’s legislative sessions came to an end as immigrant rights advocates celebrate the defeat of all anti-immigrant and anti-refugee bills proposed. The 2017 session marked one of the most aggressive sessions with nine Trump-Inspired bills, ranging from the criminalization of immigrants by raising the penalties solely based on the person’s immigration status, to…

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – May 23
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – May 23

Haiti TPS To Be Extended By Six Months, Trump Officials Say The Trump administration plans to announce a six-month extension of temporary protected status (TPS) for 50,000 Haitians who were spared from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, according to federal officials with direct knowledge of the information. Details were still being finalized Monday, and…

UPDATED: Haiti TPS To Be Extended By Six Months, Trump Officials Say
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UPDATED: Haiti TPS To Be Extended By Six Months, Trump Officials Say

The Trump administration plans to announce a six-month extension of temporary protected status (TPS) for 50,000 Haitians who were spared from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, according to federal officials with direct knowledge of the information. Details were still being finalized Monday, and the officials spoke on condition of anonymity because no formal announcement…

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