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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Feb. 27

Haiti

The United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti Condemns Violence

According to Radio Metropole, in a press release, the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiticalls on all sectors of national life, in particular the police officers of the national police demanding better working conditions, to avoid any situation which could cause escalation of tensions and jeopardize the security of the population.  Continue reading

US Condemns Recent Violence in Haiti

Juno7 reported that the Embassy of the United States in Haiti posted a tweet which stated the government “condemns recent violence in Haiti and urges Haitians to reject the violence and respect the rule of law.  We encourage all Haitians to engage in constructive dialogue to resolve their differences.”

Luis Almagro, of the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS), expressed condolences to the families of the victims, said OAS condemned the violence in the country. “We [OAS] plead for the solutions that the country needs: stop the violence, because violence is not acceptable in any form, and above all it is not acceptable with the intention of a violent change in the established democratic regime.” Continue reading

Immigration

Immigrant Rights Groups Sue ICE

A collective of immigrant rights groups has a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking answers about how the Trump administration decided to target sanctuary leaders with six-figure fines. 

In the summer of 2019, a number of high-profile activists in sanctuary—all women who fled persecution in their countries of origin—were notified of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency’s intent to seek hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines from each of them.  Continue reading

Sports

Top Winners and Losers After Wednesday’s Champions League Round-of-16 Results

Pep Guardiola’s blueprints are just different to those the rest of us are reading from. The Manchester City boss sprung a tactical surprise of epic, eyebrow-raising and head-scratching proportions against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League last-16 first leg on Wednesday night.

Yet no matter how unorthodox City’s Sergio Aguero-less formation, with other star names thrust into alien roles, appeared to the untrained eye, Guardiola’s tactics were vindicated. The Citizens left the Santiago Bernabeu with a 2-1 win and a vital platform to ensure progress into the next round.
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Ter Stegen and the 20 saves that have kept Barcelona’s European hopes alive

Antoine Griezmann’s goal helped Barcelona escape from Naples with a draw, but it was Marc-Andre ter Stegen who kept his team alive in yet another match.

The German goalkeeper made two crucial stops with the score at 1-1 in the first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie between the two sides. Continue reading

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Feb. 27, 2020

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