‘Scared to death’: Miami Haitians fear family separations if protected status expires
Warning of the potential for a new family separation crisis within South Florida’s sprawling Haitian and Central American neighborhoods, immigrant advocates and Haitian-born recipients long shielded from deportation are calling for the Trump administration to extend their Temporary Protected Status prior to the 2019 deadline. Continue reading.
Dominican Republic deports thousands of Haitian nationals
The Directorate of Dominican Migration (DGM) says it has deported nearly 70,000 Haitians during the first six months of this year as it steps up measures to control the illegal entry of Haitians into the Spanish speaking Caribbean country. Continue reading.
Virginia Man Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison After Traveling To Haiti For Sex With Minor
A Virginia man was sentenced to 276 months in prison, to be followed by a life term of supervised release, for traveling from the United States to Haiti and engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a minor. Continue reading.
Dashed Hopes In Haiti
Chicken is a staple of the Haitian diet but its price has doubled in four years. Cooking oil and rice have gone up 10 per cent the last 12 months. A litre of milk costs more than half the daily minimum wage, putting it out of reach for most of the country. Continue reading.