Haitian Times

PetroCaribe Protests Continue In Haiti
Haiti, Video

PetroCaribe Protests Continue In Haiti

On Oct. 17, thousands of Haitians took to the streets of the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, to protest against the alleged misuse of Petrocaribe funds. The funds were a part of a Venezuelan-sponsored oil assistance program. An investigation by Haiti’s Senate found that at least 14 former government officials allegedly misused $3.8 billion under the administration…

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Haitian Times News Roundup – Oct. 18
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Oct. 18

Haiti Haiti Police Open Fire On Protesters Hundreds of people protested on the streets of Haiti’s capital Wednesday, demanding an investigation into the alleged diversion of $3.8 billion (US dollars) of funds from a Venezuelan oil agreement with Haiti and other Caribbean countries. Police officers fired live ammunition at unarmed protesters. Continue reading Haitians Protest…

Haiti announces temporary ban on weapons
Haiti

Haiti announces temporary ban on weapons

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti  — Haiti has announced a temporary ban on carrying firearms throughout the French-speaking Caribbean Community (Caricom) country until Thursday as Haitians commemorate the 212thanniversary of the assassination of Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines on Wednesday. “All licenses to carry a firearm are considered, in this circumstance, to be a license to possess firearms…

Haiti Police Open Fire on Protesters
Haiti, PetroCaribe

Haiti Police Open Fire on Protesters

Hundreds of people protested on the streets of Haiti’s capital Wednesday, demanding an investigation into the alleged diversion of $3.8 billion (US dollars) of funds from a Venezuelan oil agreement with Haiti and other Caribbean countries.Police officers fired live ammunition at unarmed protesters.Protesters burned tires at makeshift barricades throughout Port-au-Prince as many called for President…

Facelift complete for Little Haiti Soccer Park
South Florida

Facelift complete for Little Haiti Soccer Park

As kids ran up and down the newly renovated soccer field while playing soccer and catch with a football, wide smiles formed on their faces. Miami Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Kirwin was ready to show off the Little Haiti Soccer Park. Kirwin was unveiling a $1.8 million rehab of the city’s park, which has…

Haitians Take to the Streets Once More to Protest Alleged Misuse of Petrocaribe Funds
Haiti, PetroCaribe, Photo Gallery

Haitians Take to the Streets Once More to Protest Alleged Misuse of Petrocaribe Funds

On Oct. 17, thousands of Haitians took to the streets of the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, to protest against the alleged misuse of Petrocaribe funds. The funds were a part of a Venezuelan-sponsored oil assistance program. An investigation by Haiti’s Senate found that at least 14 former government officials allegedly misused $3.8 billion under the administration…

Haitian Times News Roundup – Oct. 17
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – Oct. 17

Haiti Belladères to Co-Host 22nd bi-annual ecotourism fair. From October 25 to November 4, the Dominican city of Fantino Province Sanchez Ramirez, will host the 22nd edition of the binational ecotourism and production fair. Belladères, Haitian border city was chosen as guest of honor of this fair bringing together various actors working in alternative tourism….

Danticat delivers keynote at Neustadt Literary Festival
Arts & Culture

Danticat delivers keynote at Neustadt Literary Festival

2018 Neustadt International Prize for Literature laureate Edwidge Danticat thanked a variety of people Thursday night as she accepted her award in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom on the OU campus: other authors, her husband and children, Neustadt jurors and World Literature Today staff. But her most profound gratitude was reserved for her parents. “I…

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