Black America Should Care More About Haiti
The island of Haiti had a bittersweet last week. The sweet part of the week began on the evening of Oct. 3, when U.S. District Judge Edward Chen blocked the Trump Administration’s efforts to end Temporary Protected Status for Haitians and hundreds of thousands of other immigrants from countries whose residents are people of color. The U.S. government grants TPS to people from countries where there are safety and economic concerns. Haitians received TPS after the devastating 2010 earthquake that killed 300,000 people. Continue reading
CARICOM Ready To Provide Assistance To Earthquake Ravaged Haiti
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it stands ready to provide assistance to Haiti, one of its 15-member countries that hit by a number of earthquakes resulting in the deaths of 17 people and injury to more than 300 others. Continue reading
Seven months later, the government still maintains the obligation to use the national currency.
As if to show that it was determined to enforce the decree of March 1, the government had invited: “all citizens to denounce and file a complaint against any individual or company claiming payment in foreign currency or its equivalent in gourde following commercial transactions or purchase of goods or services “.
All this is only ancient history now. The government has changed its mind and reported the decree of 28 February 2018 which, according to several economists, has already done a lot of damage in the Haitian economy. Continue reading
A maritime training center in Port-au-Prince.
40 students are currently receiving courses related to the exercise of duties on commercial, fishing, or recreational vessels in accordance with the agreements governing the field at the Darostars Maritime Institute Center.
Opened in May, this new establishment is committed to making the job market more accessible to young Haitians by opening the doors of the maritime sector for them. Continue reading
The Haitian Minister of Economy and Finance, Ronald G. Decembre, is stopping payments by checks to bank transfer.
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The European Union (EU), ready to provide assistance to the victims of the earthquake of
In a statement, EU officials have made known that assistance will be granted according to the needs that will be identified and required by the Haitian Civil Protection Directorate. The EU renews its commitment to stand with the Haitian authorities to complete national efforts following this natural disaster. Continue reading
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Latest News, Immigration & Migration
Trump Administration Defends Plan To End Haitians’ Special Immigration Status
The Trump administration asked a judge to throw out a lawsuit over its plan to strip tens of thousands of Haitians of the immigrant status they got after an earthquake devastated the island nation in 2010, saying conditions have improved enough for their return. Continue reading
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