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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 20
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 20

Hundreds Of Haitians Protest Government Corruption Hundreds of Haitian opposition activists took to the streets of Port-au-Prince on Saturday to protest the army’s remobilisation and government corruption. READ MORE Haitian Army Set To Make Controversial Return After Two Decades Haiti’s president on Saturday heralded the re-establishment of the country’s military after 22 years, a divisive…

Hundreds of Haitians Protest Government Corruption
Haiti, News

Hundreds of Haitians Protest Government Corruption

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AFP): Hundreds of Haitian opposition activists took to the streets of Port-au-Prince on Saturday to protest the army’s remobilisation and government corruption. While there were no immediate reports of injuries, protesters burned tires, blocked roads and set fire to a truck carrying refrigerators. Some banged on percussion instruments. “We don’t want this army of…

Haitian Army Set to Make Controversial Return After Two Decades
Haiti, News

Haitian Army Set to Make Controversial Return After Two Decades

CAP-HAITIEN/PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti’s president on Saturday heralded the re-establishment of the country’s military after 22 years, a divisive issue in the impoverished Caribbean nation which has a history of bloody coups and political instability. Haiti has been without military forces since 1995, when former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide disbanded the army after returning to power…

How Haiti Became a Tourist Destination for Jazz Music Lovers Around the Globe
Arts & Culture

How Haiti Became a Tourist Destination for Jazz Music Lovers Around the Globe

Years after a devastating earthquake decimated much of Haiti’s already fragile infrastructure, a small, vibrant institution in Port-au-Prince has emerged as a shining example of the country’s immense potential and is putting Haiti on the map as a worldwide tourist destination for Jazz music festivals. Founded in 2007 by legendary singer and percussionist Joel Widmaier,…

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 15
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 15

Editorial: Acting DHS chief should extend protections for Haitians The Trump administration is once again twisting itself in knots over what to do about the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) granted to some 58,000 Haitians, and their 27,000 U.S.-born offspring, currently living here. READ MORE Bahamian Bishop tells Haitian pastors ‘turn in illegals” Outspoken clergyman, Bishop…

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 14
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 14

Sunrise Airways launches new service between Haiti and Curacao Haiti-based Sunrise Airways  announced yesterday their intent to launch new nonstop service between its hub at Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince (PAP) and Hato International Airport in Curacao (CUR) beginning Nov. 28. READ MORE Supporting the dreamers: Little Haiti art installation shows faces of solidarity If you pass by the…

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