Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Dec. 17

Haiti

Haitian opposition continues anti-government demonstrations in Port-au-Prince

Today, thousands of protesters from opposition parties will gather in Port-au-Prince to demonstrate against President Jovenel Moise. Continue reading

Haitian Citizen Sentenced for Illegal Re-entry into United States

Faveur Cassamajor, age 45, and a citizen of Haiti, was sentenced yesterday to time served (56 days in jail), and a 2-year term of post-release supervision, for illegal re-entry into the United States.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Robert N. Garcia, Chief Patrol Agent, United States Border Patrol, Swanton Sector. Continue reading

Haiti : Entrepreneur Clifford Brandt Admits to his Crime

Clifford Brandt admitted to being the mastermind of the abduction of Nicolas and Coralie Moscosso on the 5th day of his criminal trial at the Courthouse of Gonaives. Mr Brandt allegedly financed the kidnapping and sequestration of the Moscossos by ordering his bodyguard, Edner Comé, to carry them out. It was a revenge because of a conflict between families of entrepreneurs. Brandt accused Moscosso of winning a major contract for the sale of vehicles to the detriment of his family,Radio Metropole reports. Continue reading

Haiti Made Progress in Family Planning in 2018

Haiti has made progress in family planning, according to a report on the State of World Population for 2018.
The country experienced the largest transition in Latin American from 3.9 in 2005 to 3 children per woman in 2018.
However, the country also faces many weaknesses in maternal mortality and infant mortality due to lack of infrastructure in public services,Alterpresse reports. Continue reading

Young Entrepreneurs Represented Haiti in Martinique and Denmark.

After having been selected among other companies in a national competition organized by the Entrepreneurship and Leadership Center in Haiti (CEDEL-Haiti), the Game Time team left the country on November 23, 2018 to participate with its Haiti puzzle product in this international contest, the Haiti Business Cup contest organized in Denmark.

On the other hand, the initiators of “Martinique-Tech” said that it was a training that Martinique had offered to young entrepreneurs from Europe and the Caribbean to present their projects. Haitians found themselves in different teams. They know how to start their own business and how to introduce it to investors, Radio Television Caraibes reports. Continue reading

Haiti : Clamé Ocnam Daméus Resigns

Government Commissioner at the Court of First Instance of Port-au-Prince, Clamé Ocnam Daméus, handed over his resignation to the Minister of Justice, Rudy Aly. Daméussaid that his decision is due to political threats he has received. of which he is the object.

“I decided to resign as Government Commissioner at the Port-au-Prince Court of First Instance and as a member of the Supreme Council of the Judiciary because I have too high regard for the policy in the service of the Haitian nation to accept to be used as a tool for manipulation and perversion of justice.” said Daméus, Radio Metropole reports.

Arts & Culture

Haiti Reporter’s Notebook: The ‘Prophet’ Who Claims To Raise People From The Dead

It’s an image I’ll never forget. Jonas Bito, a young father, looking straight at our camera, holding his dead baby son in his arms. He told us the child had a fever and was sleeping – and we believed him. In fact, he was waiting to see a self-proclaimed “prophet” named Mackenson Dorilas, who claims to be able to bring people back from the dead. Continue reading

Entertainment

Haiti Talks: Claude Mancuso, Black Spartacus

The Haitian Times chats with Claude Mancuso, president of AyitiTv and producer of Black Spartacus, on the meaning of the film and its importance to the American market. 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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Dec. 17, 2018

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