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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Feb. 23
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Feb. 23

Haiti and Guyana to sign Memorandum of Understanding Haitian and Guyanese officials will sign a Memorandum of Understanding regarding tourism, agriculture, water management, forestry and food security at the 29th Intercessional Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). READ MORE Lawsuit: Trump’s Ending TPS Racially Motivated Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants sued President Donald…

Lawsuit: Trump’s Ending TPS Racially Motivated
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Lawsuit: Trump’s Ending TPS Racially Motivated

BOSTON, MA (AP) — Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants sued President Donald Trump on Thursday, arguing that the Republican administration’s decision to end special protections shielding them from deportation was racially motivated. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Boston seeks to block the administration from terminating temporary protected status for thousands of immigrants from Haiti…

Haiti Suspends Oxfam Pending Investigation into Sexual Abuse
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Haiti Suspends Oxfam Pending Investigation into Sexual Abuse

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Aid group Oxfam Great Britain will be suspended from operating in Haiti for the next two months pending an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by its employees, a government official said Thursday. Haiti is investigating how Oxfam Great Britain responded to reports that some of its staff used prostitutes while…

Haitian Times Daily News Roundup – Feb. 20
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Daily News Roundup – Feb. 20

Michael Brun releases Bayo music video Michael Brun has recently dropped “Bayo”, his latest Haitian-inspired tune in his recent string of Haitian releases. READ MORE Haiti vows abuse review of all charities after Oxfam ‘hid crimes’ Oxfam hid information about sexual misconduct from authorities in Haiti, a senior official in the Caribbean nation said on…

Fire Destroys Sections of Another Market in Haiti’s Capital
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Fire Destroys Sections of Another Market in Haiti’s Capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A fire swept through a large clothing market in Haiti’s capital on Sunday, days after another blaze destroyed a large part of the main market in Port-au-Prince. Emergency crews told RTVC television the fire started in the early morning in what is known as the old customs market, where hundreds of…

Haiti Vows Abuse Review of All Charities After Oxfam ‘Hid Crimes’
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Haiti Vows Abuse Review of All Charities After Oxfam ‘Hid Crimes’

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Oxfam hid information about sexual misconduct from authorities in Haiti, a senior official in the Caribbean nation said on Monday, and he vowed to launch a wide-reaching investigation into charities operating there. Oxfam officials met Haiti’s planning and external cooperation minister, Aviol Fleurant, in Port-au-Prince on Monday to hand over a copy…

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Haiti Kanaval 2018 Comes to a Close

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – Kanaval season has come to close after three days of dancing and reveling in Haiti’s capital city. From Feb. 11 to Feb. 13 tens of thousands of people gathered at in Port-au-Prince to watch their favorite bands perform through a sea of people at one of the country’s largest cultural event.  

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