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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Sept. 7

Immigration

Haitians Fifth Most Deported Population In The US

Deportations of Haitians from the U.S. rose 1699 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, largely due to a change in policy under the Obama administration at the end of his second term, according to government data. Continue reading

South Florida

Little Haiti’s Magic City Innovation District On Tap At City

A property that for decades was home to a trailer park is to be reborn as a major mixed-use development bringing thousands of residential units, hotel rooms, nearly 350,000 square feet of commercial-retail uses and more than 1.9 million square feet of offices to the City of Miami. Continue reading

Arts & Culture

Introducing Jaden Timoun, A Language Immersion Program For Haitian Youth

The founder of the Haitian Creole Language Institute (HCLI) has launched a new initiative geared towards children ages 2 to 5 whose parents want them fully immersed in their homeland’s native tongue. Continue reading

Sports

Haitian Japanese Naomi Osaka Faces Her Idol, Serena Williams, In U.S. Open Final

Serena Williams is back in the U.S. Open women’s final. Across the net on Saturday, she’ll face a rising star who grew up idolizing her. Continue reading

Haiti

New Government Named In Haiti

Haiti has unveiled a new government, two months after Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, resigned following days of violent protests against fuel price rises. Continue reading

Haiti’s Security Situation Remains ‘Fragile’: UN Representative

Haitian authorities must do more to prepare the Caribbean island nation for the planned withdrawal of the country’s UN peacekeeping mission, Bintou Keita, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, told the Security Council on Thursday. Continue reading

Haiti Tells U.N. Fuel Spike Crisis Has Been Overcome. But Its Lawmakers Say Not Just Yet.

Two months after a fuel price hike sparked widespread violence in Haiti, the country’s top diplomat at the United Nations told the international community Thursday that ‘the crisis has been overcome.” Continue reading

Mr. André Michel answers to the judges of the Superior Court of Accounts

A judge who respects himself, has no right to engage in a political communication operation, “said the active member of the democratic opposition, an attitude that he believes does not respect the codes of ethics of the profession. Continue reading

It was all jokes he said.

Having enjoyed the trust of the population from 2011 to 2016, I remain sensitive to the echo of its voice. Is that why I want to state emphatically and clearly that I am in favor of accountability for the use of PetroCaribe funds and any other state funds that may have used dubious means to establish the truth and prevent all false and / or unjustified accusations… stated Michel Martelly in a speech. Continue reading

The Céant government includes 18 ministers and 4 secretaries of state.

A month after his appointment as Prime Minister, Jean Henry Céant finally manages to unveil his ministerial cabinet, under the label of opening government. According to the decrees published in the official journal, Le Moniteur, this September 5th, he is the captain of a team of 22 members composed of 18 ministers and 4 secretaries. There are six women, which is in line with the quota prescribed by the constitution. Continue reading

No time to waste!

In order to speed up the file analysis process, Mr. Lambert plans to strengthen the special commission in charge of file analysis. Other senators can join the commission to promote better investigation of ministers’ files, suggested Lambert. Continue reading

Charged of electoral fraud and illicit enrichment

Accused of being embroiled in a corruption scandal during the legislative and presidential elections of 2015-2016, former electoral adviser Yolette Mengual has been indicted for electoral fraud, forfeiture, breach of trust, illicit enrichment and corruption. Continue reading

 

Haitian Times

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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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Sep. 07, 2018

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