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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 16

Haiti

President of Taiwan’s makes visit to Haiti

The President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen traveled to Haiti Saturday where she was received by President Jovenel Moïse at Toussaint Louverture International Airport.

The visit, which lasted a few hours, consisted of a joint press conference between the two leaders. No new announcements were made other than projects that are already underway as Taiwan supports to strengthen the electricity network in Haiti and projects involving: road infrastructure, agriculture, mass transit and housing projects. Continue reading

President opts for international audit regarding PetroCaribe case

President Jovenel Moïse request to send an audit commission to work on the PetroCaribe file which in turn rejects the work of the Superior Court of Accounts was denounced by the collective of December 4. 

“This decision dishonors, vilifies and betrays our institutions,”  according to a statement by Jean-Robert Arguant, general coordinator of the Collective of December 4. Continue reading

Increased police vigilance as summer rolls around

Secretary of State for Public Security Ronsard Saint Cyr announced a new security device for the summer. The device will be available in Port-au-Prince in addition to crime ridden areas and gang-controlled neighborhoods. The devices are a result from recent months where several people have been injured by those who regularly attack the vehicles. Continue reading

Haiti expects positive response from Chile on migrants

The Haitian government says it expects a “positive” response from the Chilean authorities to delay the process of deportation of Haitian migrants.

“Haiti has tried to solicit, from the Government of Chile, an expansion of the date of Monday, July 22, 2019,” said Bocchit Edmon, the holder of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Mae) Monday at a press conference.

Several thousand Haitian migrants currently residing in Chile are at risk of being deported to Haiti if they can not obtain the required legalization documents by July 23. Continue reading

Immigration

Haitians on TPS fear being swept up in immigration raids

Since arriving here in 2000, Haitian native Jean Sorel has established a thriving business selling real estate, insurance and offering many other services.

But he, like many of his clients, is a recipient of temporary protected status, or TPS, and time is running out. Continue reading

South Florida

Neighborhood gem: Boynton takeout restaurant offers Haitian home-style cooking

The Haitian population may be one of the fastest growing in the county, but that doesn’t mean it’s any easier to find local restaurants serving legit Haitian food here. Continue reading




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Jul. 16, 2019

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