Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Feb. 6

Haitian president says Trump’s comments set back tourism industry

Haitian President Jovenel Moise said the controversy surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump’s disparaging comments about his county has hampered Haiti’s burgeoning tourism industry. READ MORE

Haiti ranked worst country for most overcrowded prisons in the world

Haiti has been ranked as the worst country for the most overcrowded prisons in the world, according to information released by World Prison Brief (WPB). READ MORE

Haitian officials meet with Dominican president

Joseph Lambert, president of the Haitian Senate, and Gary Bodeau, president of the Chamber of Deputies, alongside a delegation of senators and deputies, met with Dominican President Danilo Medina on Feb. 2 READ MORE

Dominican visa application increase $150 USD

The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced applications for Dominican visas for one year entry will increase from $200 to $350 USD. The increase is applicable to all applicants regardless of nationality. READ MORE

‘Voodoo’ tour of Haiti launched to raise development money

A P.E.I. tour company is offering Islanders an opportunity this spring to learn more about the religious culture of Haiti, while helping with economic development in the country at the same time. READ MORE

At Haitian-Dominican border, shelter protects children from human trafficking

Making ends meet was part of what prompted the decision to leave the largely agricultural Artibonite region of western Haiti. But Prospélanda said family problems were also a part of the decision to leave her parents, cross the country and end up at the border in northeast Haiti. READ MORE

 

 

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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.
Haitian Times
Feb. 06, 2018

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