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Diaspora Invited To Attend Haiti-Cuba Solidarity Meeting
Haiti, Politics

Diaspora Invited To Attend Haiti-Cuba Solidarity Meeting

By Rachele Viard

An invitation to the third edition of the Solidarity Meeting Cuba-Haiti “Antenor Firmin” was extended to all Haitians, friends of Haiti and those in the Diaspora by the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP). The meeting is scheduled for January 4 -11, 2016 in a few Cuban cities including Santiago de Cuba, Holguin and Camaguey, also known as the “The City of Haitian Traditions.”

CEP Establishes Complaints Commission
Haiti, Politics

CEP Establishes Complaints Commission

By Rachele Viard

Due to complaints of electoral fraud and ballot stuffing, the CEP has established a special commission composed of Ricardo Augustin, Yolette Mingual, Pierre Manigat Jr., Mosler Georges, and Jaccéus Joseph to investigate complaints and ensure fairness of the vote.

Haiti, Politics

Slow But Calm Start To Haiti Elections

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State Senate Candidate Samuel Pierre Steps Down In November Special Election
News, Politics

State Senate Candidate Samuel Pierre Steps Down In November Special Election

By Sherley Boursiquort

Brooklyn Democratic operative Samuel Pierre is dropping out of November’s special election, where he was looking to fill convicted ex-state Sen. John Sampson Senate seat.

“I plan to withdraw my campaign for the special election this November, however I am currently speaking to my family, supporters and friends to see what the best course of action will be for my future as a public servant,” Pierre said.

Earlier this month, Brooklyn Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, accused the Kings County Democratic Party of spreading misinformation about Pierre’s 2013 misdemeanor conviction.

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