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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Mar. 18

Haiti

Haitian Times Names New Beauty & Style Editor

HaitiNex Media Group today announced Delfine Kernizan beauty and style editor of the Haitian Times. Kernizan will report to publisher and editor in chief Vania Andre, and will be responsible for driving the editorial strategy for the Beauty & Style section. Continue reading

Haitian Vodou Sector Waiting to be Consulted

Haitian voodoo sector is still waiting to be consulted on their view on national dialogue to solve the political crisis in the country. National Ati, Joseph Fritzner Comas, welcomes this initiative but at the same time expresses reservations about its implementation. Comas says all forces of the Haitian nation has to be aware of the reality and urgency of the dialogue, radio Metropole reports. Continue reading

Haiti: Fondasyon Je Klere Says Weapons are Circulating inside National Palace

Marie Yolene Gilles, executive director of Fondasyon Je Klere says that illegal weapons are circulating at the National Palace. The Foundation recommends the establishment of an intelligence service to control the circulation of weapons in the country, to strengthen border surveillance and to revise Haitian legislation relating to firearms, Alterpresse reports. Continue reading

Haiti: Court Requests Supporting Documents from Senate

To finalize the second phase of its report, the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Disputes asks the Senate for supporting documents of a sum of 50 million gourdes that was part of an institutional strengthening project. Court requires financial reports and all other administrative, technical and financial documents related to these projects, radio Television Caraibes reports. Continue reading

Dominican Soldiers Killed and Wounded Haitian Demonstrators in Belladère.

One person was killed and two others were shot in Belladère last Friday. The incident occurred during a demonstration at the border.
“An ice cream vendor, was killed when the Dominican military opened fire on Haitians. I can confirm that two other people were shot and wounded. They were transported to Mirebalais hospital,” said Mayor Ledoux Macklish, le Nouvelliste reports. Continue reading

Haiti: Cornillon Inhabitants are Pressing Authorities for Road Construction

Cornillon/Grand-Bois inhabitants urges Haitian officials to finish road work linking the town to Thomazeau to the rest of the country. The lack of road infrastructure complicates their living conditions and makes it difficult to transport products to markets in the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince, le National reports. Continue reading

Sports

Found As A Dying Baby, Haitian Celine Marti Is Now An International Skier

Her heart racing and stomach tightening, Celine Marti stands in the start gate and focuses on her breathing. With seconds to go, she looks out at the vertiginous slope in front of her and thinks about her daughter, her parents, and the Haitian people she is representing. Against the odds, she has made it. Continue reading

How A Trip To Haiti Had A Profound Effect On World No. 1 Tennis Player Naomi Osaka

When a courtside reporter at the Australian Open last year asked Naomi Osaka how proud she felt representing her American and Japanese cultures, Osaka quickly and politely set the record straight: “Of course, I’m very honored to be playing for Japan. But my Dad’s side is Haitian, so represent.” 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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Mar. 18, 2019

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