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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – June 17

Haiti

US Calls For The Respect Of Rule Of Law In Haiti

The United States has called on Haitians to respect the rule of law on the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country even as President Jovenel Moise is scheduled to meet with various stakeholders later on Monday to discuss the way forward. Continue reading

Key Sectors Decline President’s Invitation for Dialogue

Several sectors within the government declined President Jovenel Moïse’s invitation to open discussion regarding the current state of the country. The invitation was launched by the National Palace last weekend in the midst of the corruption and violent demonstrations that has plagued the country in recent weeks.

There have been demands for the president’s resignation due to his inability to manage the government. Continue reading

March Launched Demanding Justice for Journalist Rospide Pétion

Dozens of demonstrators, mainly journalists, marched through the streets Sunday in hopes for getting answers regarding the death of journalist Rospide Pétion who was killed in Portail-Léogâne last week. The demonstrators were dressed in white and lit candles at the entrance of Radio Sans-fin at Delmas 48.

“We go out to work every day wondering if it’s not his last day. It can not go on like this. The case of the assassination of Pétion Rospide must be the last. It must stop,” said Lunie Joseph, a journalist working at Radio Zénith. Continue reading

Haitian Woman becomes a United States Citizen at 103

Andrea Joseph, 103, officially became a U.S. citizen on Friday in Miami since moving to the United States as a permanent resident fifteen years ago. Joseph was born in the city of Jacmel on August 15, 1915.

According to a statement from Fox 13, Joseph has proved that: “it is never too late to realize the American dream.” Continue reading

Health & Science

HIV Impact Survey Launched By Haiti Ministry Of Public Health

On June 11, Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) launched an assessment survey that will measure the reach and impact of prevention, care and treatment of HIV in the country.  The national survey, which is being administered in collaboration with the Haitian Institute of Childhood (IHE), aims to estimate HIV incidence, prevalence, and the suppression of the virus in adults and children. Continue reading

Costa Rica, Haiti Collect Opening Victories In Gold Cup

Costa Rica captain Celso Borges and Bryan Oviedo scored in the first 20 minutes and the Ticos routed visiting Nicaragua 4-0 on Sunday in their opening match of the Gold Cup football tournament. Continue reading




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Jun. 17, 2019

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