Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Feb. 9

Moïse to allocate $27 million to Department of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Haiti

President Jovenel Moïse announced Thursday he will be allocating about $27 million to the Department of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. The funds are expected to be used to purchase equipment and materials to aid in the department’s operation. READ MORE

Haitian civil organizations demand truth regarding PetroCaribe report

A coalition of Haitian civil society organizations wrote a letter to Haitian officials calling for transparency and an explanation from Senate members regarding the PetroCaribe corruption report. According to the organizations, there have been several attempts to conceal findings from the report that allege PetroCaribe funds were mismanaged and misused. READ MORE

Oxfam condemns staff over sex reports in earthquake-Hit Haiti

Oxfam, one of Britain’s biggest charities, on Friday condemned the behavior of some former staff in Haiti after a newspaper report said aid workers had paid for sex while on a mission to help those affected by the devastating 2010 earthquake. 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.
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February 9, 2018

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