Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Sept. 12

Opinion

Naomi Osaka: Who Gets To Be Haitian?

If a person were to log on to social media two months ago around this time, they’d surely come across the sentiment “Africa has won the world cup” repeatedly. With 15 out of the 23 members of the victorious French national team stemming from countries across Africa and the Caribbean, the funny yet sobering idea wasn’t exactly so far-fetched. Continue reading

New York Elections

Letitia James: Decisions Impacting Haitian Community From Trump, Sessions ‘Must Be Challenged’

The Democratic primary race for New York State attorney general has suddenly turned into a dogfight ahead of the election on Thursday, pitting heavily-backed New York City Public Advocate Letitia James against United States Representative Sean Patrick Maloney and law professor Zephyr Teachout. Continue reading

CityViews: From Haitian Immigrants To High-School Athletes, Carlucci Backs His District

It is easy for me to say without reservation, I will be casting my ballot for State Sen. David Carlucci on Thursday, September 13th. Continue reading

Immigration

ACLU Asks Federal Judge To Release Haitian Asylum Seeker Jailed For 2 Years In Chardon

The American Civil Liberties Union has asked a federal judge to order the immediate release of Ansly Damus, a Haitian immigrant who has been jailed in Geauga County for nearly two years as the government continues to appeal his asylum award. Continue reading

Haiti

Osner Richard summoned to the prosecutor’s office of Port-au-Prince.

Appointed Minister of the Environment and then removed for detention of foreign nationality, Osner Richard, called Wednesday to the prosecutor’s office of Port-au-Prince. He can, depending on the case, be charged with fraud and forgery and use of Faux reveals Having violated the constitution. Continue reading

Deported again! But this time, by Canada.

Canadian authorities announced the expulsion of 53 Haitian migrants who had crossed the border illegally. These Haitians are part of a group of 400 migrants of 53 different nationalities who had crossed the US border illegally to seek asylum in Canada. Their asylum applications had been rejected by the Refugee Board. These migrants had exhausted all legal procedures. Continue reading

Chit chats between local residents around the situation in Martissant.

During these meetings, the reflections of the inhabitants of the zone on the evolution of the situation of insecurity were gathered. The difficulties faced in relation to this climate were expressed as well as proposals for exiting the crisis. These meetings were more than beneficial because they allowed people to meet and talk about the precariousness of their situation. Continue reading

Coast is clear!

The tension mounted a notch Sunday, between the Prime Minister Jean Henry Céant and a group of about twenty deputies during a meeting. The parliamentarians wanted to impose the renewal of the resigning Minister of Planning, Aviol Fleurant, to the new government. “The Prime Minister has drawn the lines, things are clear for everyone … there is no problem … Mr. Aviol Fleurant is a former minister …”, said Monday to Le Nouvelliste Ms. Camille Leblanc, special advisor to Jean Henry Ceant.  Continue reading

Joseph Lambert: “Now PetroCaribe is a national affair that appeals to everyone! “

At the closing of the second session of the legislative year, dedicating the departure of the deputies on holiday, to go through the questions which agitate the country, the president of the National Assembly asked, with a calm tone, ” where is the PetroCaribe money? “, echoing popular demands that all those who stole or spend Venezuela’s money should return it. Continue reading

 

 

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September 12, 2018

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