Haitian Times

New York Senator Seeks to Decriminalize Fare Evasion
New York, News, Politics

New York Senator Seeks to Decriminalize Fare Evasion

People of color represent 92 percent of turnstile jumping arrests. The effort on turnstile jumping represents part of a broader initiative to end broken windows policing and the resulting harms caused to immigrant communities. Research shows that broken windows policing inadvertently puts a target on undocumented immigrants and increases their risk of detention and deportation.

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – July 27
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – July 27

Haiti To Cut International Missions Due to Economic Crisis In a series of cuts made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Haiti announced its plans to reduce its diplomatic missions by 60 percent. Minister of Foreign Affairs Antonio Rodrigue confirmed the decision Tuesday, citing the country’s budgetary issues. The minister reported that the government’s contractual…

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – July 26
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – July 26

Miami’s Haitian Community Launches TPS Extension Campaign Dozens of Haitian-American children attended a rally in Miami Monday, attempting to persuade President Donald Trump to extend, if not make permanent, temporary protected status (TPS) that has protected Haitians from deportation since an earthquake ravaged the nation in 2010. Monday night at midnight was the deadline for…

More Than Half of Reported Haiti Victims of Sexual Assault Under 18, Report Says
Haiti, Health & Science

More Than Half of Reported Haiti Victims of Sexual Assault Under 18, Report Says

The data underlines the widespread effect of sexual gender-based violence said Dr. Carl Frédéric Casimir, MSF deputy medical coordinator in Haiti. More than half of the clinic’s patients are under 18 years old, according to the report. Many of these minors are survivors of rape. These kinds of attacks can cause unintended pregnancies, the spread of sexually-transmitted infections and negative mental health outcomes.

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Witness in Clinton Foundation corruption trial found dead in Miami A former Haitian government official, who was scheduled to testify next week in a case of alleged corruption and malpractice in Clinton Foundation, has been found dead in Miami. Klaus Eberwein reportedly shot himself in the head on Tuesday, and the death was being treated…

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