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Jaar pleads guilty to conspiracy, bankrolling in Moise assassination 

MIAMI —  Rodolphe Jaar, a businessman and former drug trafficker with dual Haitian and Chilean citizenship, pled guilty Friday to conspiring and providing support to kidnap or kill Haitian President Jovenel Moise in a plea deal with prosecutors. He’s the first to admit guilt among the numerous suspects in U.S. law enforcement custody for their…


A note from The Haitian Times regarding recent scams targeting the community

Fraudulent schemes and other activities targeting the Haitian community abound in Haiti, the U.S. and elsewhere across the globe. Most appear to fall in the get-rich-quick or Ponzi-like pyramid categories. To help the community avoid these scams, we’ve compiled stories we’ve reported about fraudulent activities and provided resources to avoid or report scams.


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Immigration News
As the Haitian community goes through the process of sponsoring Haitians who want to come to the United States through the Biden Administration’s parole process, both the potential financial supporters and Haitians being sponsored have raised a host of questions. The Haitian Times asked lawyers at the Americans for Immigrant Justice, based in Miami, for some answers.

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Common questions about sponsoring Haitians as a financial supporter in the US

As the Haitian community goes through the process of sponsoring Haitians who want to come to the United States through the Biden Administration’s parole process, both the potential financial supporters and Haitians being sponsored have raised a host of questions. The Haitian Times asked lawyers at the Americans for Immigrant Justice, based in Miami, for…

Welcome.US opens registration for Haitians looking for American sponsors

MIAMI—  A sponsor-parolee matching group has opened registration for interested beneficiaries of the humanitarian parole programs for Cubas, Haitians, Venezuelas, Nicaraguas and Ukrainians.  The Welcome.US group’s database will be open on the 15th of the month for a limited time to balance the number of sponsors and beneficiaries through its Welcome Connect platform.  This month…

Stay up-to-date on the latest developments in immigration news and policy affecting the Haitian community. Our dedicated immigration page offers in-depth analysis, breaking news, exclusive features, and the information you need to navigate the immigration system.



How 3 women express Haitian identity in their artwork | VIDEO

The Haitian Times caught up with three women who use painting as a way to explore their Haitian heritage. Watch these short videos to hear about the process and passion behind their paintings: Art as a healing tool Ernisha Dorvilus a digital artist and painter. She takes inspiration from her emotions, ancestors and human anatomy.…

Armed bandits loot hotel on Haiti’s Arcadins resorts strip

MONTROUIS, Haiti — Heavily-armed, hoodie-wearing bandits vandalized and looted a well-known hotel along Côtes des Arcadins last week, bringing the gang-style crime so prevalent in the capital to the strip of resorts. The hoodlums struck the Wahoo Bay Beach Hotel overnight on Mar. 15 to 16, lifting equipment, televisions, beds and mattresses, among various items,…


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State of Haiti series looks at the conditions many Haitians endure to carry on from day to day, despite alarming statistics about the country’s governance, crime and severe humanitarian crises.



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Activities call attention to assaults on Haitian women and girls

PORT-AU-PRINCE — For some women, it’s wondering whether to go to work or attend an event with gangs so active all around Haiti’s capital. For others, it’s deciding not to go to the market to sell because the chances of being sexually assaulted by gangs are very high. For others still, it’s keeping their children…


Pandan kominote Ayisyen ap pase nan pwosesis patwone Ayisyen ki vle entre nan Ozetazini sou pwogram Biden's pawol imanitè, nou jwen ke moun ki vle patwone moun, ak moun ki vle vini, genyen pakèt kesyon. Haitian Times mande avoka nan Americans for Immigrant Justice, ki baze nan Miami, pou kèk repons.

Produced: Vania André | Voiceover: Rachel Cassagnol | Compiled: Ashley Miznazi
This copy was translated using AI technology and edited by Vania André and Macollvie Neel.


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