Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 20

Pregnant women suffering from cholera are being treated in 2012 in Haiti’s only Cholera Maternity Ward at the Doctors Without Borders hospital Isaie Jeanty on the edge of Port-au-Prince. PATRICK FARRELL Miami Herald Staff


Haiti’s maternal mortality rates among the highest. So why is this hospital closing?

In a country where more women die before, during and after childbirth than anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere, poor women in Haiti with high-risk pregnancies now have one less option for life-saving care. Continue reading.

Haitians in America

Haitians In America: Editorial Director Highlights Diversity In Bridal Fashion

Myrdith McCormack is a Haitian-born entrepreneur who has worn many hats throughout her career. She’s worked as a manicurist; she’s worked on commercials, TV and film projects, and even has her own nail polish line and branding firm. However, most recently, her role is as editorial director of World Bride Magazine. Continue reading.  


College basketball: Scott Nagy, Wright State to take trip to Dominican Republic to aid Haitian community

This is about life, learning and trying to do right by others by helping to make the world a better place.The plan was to go to Haiti on behalf of Samaritan’s Feet, an organization that literally puts shoes on people around the globe and one that a number of coaches, notably Georgia State’s Ron Hunter, have embraced by coaching barefoot for one game every winter. Continue reading. 


Supporters urge pardon for deported Haitian

Supporters of a Waterville man deported to Haiti earlier this year made emotional pleas Thursday to a board that will recommend to Gov. Paul LePage whether to pardon his underlying 10-year-old trafficking conviction. Continue reading.


Jul. 20, 2018

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