Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Jan. 16

Your weekend recap

Haiti Leader Pleads Not Guilty In Drug Case

Guy Philippe entered the plea Friday morning at a brief hearing to a three-count cocaine smuggling and money-laundering conspiracy indictment dating to 2005 that carries a maximum life prison sentence if he is convicted.

Protesters Demand Clinton Foundation To Shut Down On Anniversary Of Haiti Earthquake

On the 7th anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Haitian activists gathered in front of the Clinton Foundation in New York City protesting the prosecutions of the Clintons after “hundreds of millions of dollars” were mismanaged through the Interim Haiti Reconstruction Commission, according to activists. READ MORE

7 Years After Haiti’s Earthquake, Millions Still Need Aid

On Jan. 12, 2010, a massive earthquake ravaged Haiti, claiming up to 316,000 lives and displacing more than 1.5 million people. Seven years later, 2.5 million Haitians are still in need of humanitarian aid, according to a new report from the United Nations.

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The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
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Jan. 16, 2017

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