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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 13

A police officer walks past burned cars in the parking area of Delimart supermarket after two days of protests against a planned hike in fuel prices in Port-au-Prince.
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Haitians in America 

Haitian-Americans In South Florida Reflect On Recent Riots In Haiti

What happens in Haiti is felt in South Florida. Recent protests in Haiti over hikes in fuels costs caused many in the Haitian diaspora to reflect on the politics and stability of the island.  Continue reading.  

Haitians In America: Millennial War Vet Looks For A New Way To Serve

Before he was 30, Carl Achille had served America in two profound ways. A native New Yorker with Haitian roots, Achille, served in the United States Army following the attacks on New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. By 19 years old, he was already a war veteran. Continue reading.   

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Haitians plan protests despite govt scrapping fuel price hike

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has defended the Haitian government’s plan to raise fuel prices by 50 percent. Continue reading.

IMF: Haiti should cut fuel subsidies gradually, avoid unrest

Haiti should eliminate fuel subsidies but do so gradually and help cushion the effects to avoid the kind of unrest that erupted last week when abrupt price hikes were announced, an International Monetary Fund official said Thursday. Continue reading.

 

Jul. 13, 2018

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