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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Nov. 04

Haiti

The name of Jovenel Moïse successor will soon be known

After a little more than a month of meetings with political parties and other sectors civil society, the Transition Commission (of the Consensual Alternative) has selected three judges of the Court of Cassation to replace the President of the Republic in the context of the transition. The names of these judges will soon be known. Continue reading

USAID will provide food to Haiti in response to the government’s request

Following a meeting between Hervé Denis, Ambassador in Haiti Washington, D.C. and Republican Congressman, Steve King, the United States through USAID will send food to Haiti.
The United Nations World Food Program will distribute 2,000 tons of food from its emergency stockpile stored in Haiti, according to a press release from the US Embassy in Haiti. Continue reading

IDB will provide $ 1 million to recycle plastic

The innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB Lab), will financially support the capacity of Environmental Cleaning Solutions SA (ECSSA) in Haiti to recycle plastic. Haiti is considered as one of the countries presenting the greatest risk of plastic penetration into the ocean. The country generates a large volume of plastic waste in urban areas because of the high consumption of treated water, non-alcoholic beverages and take away containers. Continue reading

The opposition tries in vain to prevent Moïse from going to the National Palace

Thursday, Oct, 31 early in the day, protesters demanding the resignation of President Moïse, erected imposing barricades on all streets, which has access to Champs-de-Mars to try to prevent the Head of State from going to the National Palace.

Specialized units of the National Police of Haiti (PNH), including agents of the General Security Unit of the National Palace (USGPN) were deployed, to clear the passage to the Palace. Continue reading

Haitian Diaspora Group Wants Urgent End To Political Crisis

A broad coalition of groups in the Haitian Diaspora wants an urgent resolution of the current political crisis in the French-speaking Caribbean country, saying that Haiti has “crumbled under the weight of this acute crisis”. Continue reading

Haitians In The Bahamas Are Getting Rounded Up And Deported Two Months After Surviving Hurricane Dorian

Yvener Isma keeps telling himself, “if the storm didn’t break me, this won’t break me,” but it’s getting harder and harder to believe. He feels like he’s dying inside, slowly, and he blames his government. Continue reading

Beauty & Style

Nike Releases “Uprising” A Haitian Revolution Inspired Limited Edition Sneaker

Brooklyn-based Haitian-American, Ruth Jean-Marie was hand selected out of a competitive pool to design a sneaker for Nike through the We Are Cultivator x Nike by You initiative.

Through her design Jean-Marie highlighted an important period in World History: the Haitian Revolution. Using the uniforms of Haitian revolutionaries and centering the success of enslaved rebels as her baseline, Jean-Marie’s aptly named sneaker “Uprising” is reminiscent of change and the need for it. Her goal is to remind us of the power of thought. Continue reading

Immigration

Haiti TPS Extended to January 2021

On Nov. 1, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it would extend the validity of documentation of certain foreign nationals under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations. The notice, which is scheduled to be published in the Nov. 4 Federal Register… Continue reading

Company Updates

Haitian Times Celebrates 20 Years w/ Community Leaders and Elected Officials

On Oct. 29, The Haitian Times celebrated its 20th year anniversary with a reception at Brooklyn Borough Hall, where a number of community leaders and elected officials joined in on commemorating the publication’s commitment to community news and the Haitian Diaspora. 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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Nov. 04, 2019

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