Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 25

Christina Ponthieux, a daughter of TPS recipients facing possible deportation, urges President Donald Trump to find a permanent solution for TPS recipients during a press conference at Family Action Network Movement (FAMN) in Miami, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. In one year, the termination of TPS for Haitians will become effective. Sam Navarro [email protected]

South Florida

‘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.

Haiti

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.

 

 

Jul. 25, 2018

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