Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 11

(L-R) WHO, Dayanne Danier, Cynthia Verna, Michael “Mikaben” Benjamin, Vladimir Duthiers, WHO, WHO, WHO

Food

Fleur De Vie Hosts Fifth Annual Food Tasting Brunch

On June 24, Fleur De Vie (Flower of Life) closed the month of June with its annual food tasting fundraising brunch “La Palette Saisonniere Du Chef” (Chef’s Seasonal Palette) at New York’s French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF). The New York-based nonprofit partners with existing organizations looking to implement social change in their communities. Continue reading. 

Opinion  

Kreyol: Another Perspective On Orphanhood

The author of “Kreyol, The Orphan That Wouldn’t Go Away,” Dr. Reynard Altema, raises some excellent points about the status of French and the local vernacular in Haiti. Looking at the issue from the outside can give an added perspective to the thesis that a language policy is something that can favor the well-being and development of a country. Continue reading.   

Haiti

Haiti: Massive rallies call for Jovenel Moise to step down

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Haiti calling for President Jovenel Moise to step down. These protests are following not only the spike in fuel prices in Haiti but also Haitian President Jovenel Moise’s reintroduction of the national army and findings that millions of earthquake relief dollars have been stolen. Continue reading.

Strike shuts down Haiti capital after three days of protests

Calm settled over much of the Haitian capital on Monday after three days of violent protests and looting sparked by a government plan to raise fuel prices. Continue reading.

 

July 11, 2018

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