Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – August 9

Winfred S. Tovar, MD // Variety

Haiti

IOM Completes First Road to Massive Displacement Settlement in Haiti
IOM Haiti was funded to oversee the construction of 1.3 km of concrete roadway, and the work was completed in the last week of July 2018. Handover to the Ministry of Public Works, Transportation and Communication (MPTPC) with IOM and the construction firm for the road occurred on 27 July 2018, and the formal inauguration will be scheduled in the upcoming weeks. The road was designed for a 20-year lifespan with a significant drainage system following UN-Habitat hydraulic studies for the Canaan area. Continue reading.

Mimsi Gives Haiti Moms-to-Be the Medicine They Need
It’s not uncommon for women to birth babies on dirt roads or in parking lots in Haiti, many babies dying after cracking their skulls on the pavement. In Haiti, every 20 minutes a woman dies during childbirth. Continue reading.

 

Sports

China Clings On Against Haiti In FIFA U20 World Cup
Haitian players conceded the first goal of the match from the 12 minutes, following a smoothly-conducted strategy against the Chinese attack. The Haitian coach made tactical changes at the break, switching Etienne between the midfield, while Dumonay was placed on the left flank of the attack. Continue reading.

 

Culture

First novel a dream come true for Haitian immigrant
Charmant said he came to the United States from Haiti when he was 17 years old. He said he knew a few basic words in English and a few phrases but it actually took him about a year to learn the language after arriving in this country. Continue reading.

 

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The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
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Aug. 08, 2018

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