Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Daily Roundup – Mar. 12

#MeToo is fresh backdrop in lawsuit over Haiti abuse claims

The number of men willing to testify about alleged abuse they endured as boys in Haiti has grown to at least 15, activist Paul Kendrick says, and the #MeToo movement has raised awareness of sexual misconduct. Continue reading

Coastal Christian High School Packs Thousands of Meals for Kids in Haiti

On Saturday one high school came together to package thousands of meals for a village in Haiti. Coastal Christian High School partnered with Hope Changes Everything, a nonprofit organization that provides education, clean water and meals to children in Haiti. Continue reading

Sports

Trinity’s Haitian-born stars — Dutreil, Moise — have made tremendous strides on and off the court

Trinity Catholic’s Contavio Dutreil, left, and Dimitry Moise, came to the United States together from Haiti and started playing for the Crusaders three years ago. Both scored their 1,000th career point during a contest against Trumbull on Feb. 14. Continue reading

U.S.

‘No response’ yet from North Korea on talks with the US

South Korea says it has not received a response from Pyongyang on a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump.In a surprise development, Mr Trump on Friday accepted North Korea’s invitation to direct talks. Continue reading

World

China’s Xi Jinping gets expanded mandate, may rule for life

Xi Jinping, already China’s most powerful leader in more than a generation, received a vastly expanded mandate as lawmakers Sunday abolished presidential term limits that had been in place for more than 35 years and wrote his political philosophy into the country’s constitution. Continue reading

Why Labels Are Looking to Africa to Find the Next Global Pop Star

UMG’s acquisition of a majority stake in Kenya’s AI Records is the latest deal this year that indicate the music industry is beginning to recognize Africa’s potential as a music mecca and profit center. Continue reading

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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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March 12, 2018

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