Haitian community rallies in support of Walsh

Mayor Martin Walsh kicked off the last weekend before Tuesday’s preliminary election at a rally with the Haitian community in Mattapan.

Roughly 100 people attended Saturday morning’s rally on Blue Hill Avenue for Walsh’s reelection, which was organized by former State Rep. Marie St. Fleur and state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry. Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins was also in attendance, as was Attorney General Maura Healey, who endorsed Walsh in his reelection campaign. READ MORE

Waterborne diseases a concern in Haiti following Hurricane Irma

Nearly 40 percent of the Haitian population faces moderate to severe food insecurity. And now according to Haiti’s agriculture ministry, around 18,000 farming families have lost all their food crops to Hurricane Irma.

Haiti: Thousands march against new budget

Thousands of Haitians marched through Port-au-Prince on Sept. 12 chanting “Down with Jovenel!” “Down with the bourgeoisie!” and “Liberty or death! The revolution is beginning!” Moïse Jovenel is the current president of Haiti. READ MORE

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