Chile deports hundreds of Haitians

Between March 2 and 5, 2018, Chile’s Investigative Police (PDI) refused entry to Chilean territory to 239 Haitian citizens, with 169 Haitians being turned away at the Santiago Airport after they provided false information about their stay and hotel reservations. Continue reading

The SPCO Liquid Music Series presents Nathalie Joachim, Fanm D’Ayiti

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series will present Nathalie Joachim with musicians of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra performing Fanm d’Ayiti as part of their No Fiction Festival. Fanm d’Ayiti (Women of Haiti) explores Haitian song and the role of women’s voices in Haitian music culture. Continue reading


Draw sets out route to France 2018 glory

The draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 was held at Rennes Opera House on Thursday 8 March. Three-time competition winners Germany will take on Haiti, China PR and Nigeria. Continue reading


DACA technically ended on March 5th, but several court injunctions are keeping the program alive. On Monday evening, one barrier to Trump’s efforts to end DACA was removed when a federal judge ruled that Trump has the right to end the program, despite his “occasionally irrational” and “misguided” comments about immigrants. Continue reading


Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to meet ‘as soon as possible’

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has invited Donald Trump to meet him, an unprecedented overture which the US leader has said he will accept.The shock announcement was made by senior South Korean officials in Washington, who passed on a letter from the North Korean leader. Continue reading

Record-breaking $560m for African tech startups in 2017, says report

African tech startups have had a bit of a moment in the past few years. The continent’s major urban centers — like Nairobi, Lagos and Johannesburg — have been abuzz with incubation hubs, tech entrepreneurs and developers creating, what they hope will be, the next big app. Continue reading

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