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Haitian Times Roundup – Apr. 20
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Haitian Times Roundup – Apr. 20

Chile’s Visa Requirements Halt Haiti Influx, Ask for Skin Color The application form has triggered controversy in Chile as it includes questions about skin color — albino, white, yellow, olive, brown or black — eye color and hair color, where you can say you wear a wig. Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero said the questions have…

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Haitian Times Roundup – Mar. 23
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Haitian Times Roundup – Mar. 23

  Mélissa Laveaux: Radio Siwèl review – seductive sounds of Haiti Mélissa Laveaux, born in Ottawa to Haitian parents, plays neither the lavish orchestral music called compas, nor the rootsy, drum-heavy style of groups such as Boukman Eksperyans. Her previous two albums have mixed folkish originals with indie rock, and even a cover of Eartha…

Haitian Times Roundup – Mar. 20
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Haitian Times Roundup – Mar. 20

Timberland Is Helping Revive Cotton Farming In Haiti The retailer is partnering with local groups to plant seeds and grow trees in the hopes of restoring the industry as well as improving the environment. The Haitian cotton industry has been lacking for the past three decades due to corruption and dire farming practices. Continue reading 20-Year-Old tennis phenom,…

Haiti Times Daily Roundup – Mar. 19
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Haiti Times Daily Roundup – Mar. 19

Jason Derulo Visits Haiti To Shoot Music Video Haitian-American pop star Jason Joel Desrouleaux, aka “Jason Derulo”, touched down in Haiti on Saturday, March 17. The singer and songwriter was accompanied by his parents, and welcome to Cap Haitian by Jessy Meno, the minister of tourism. Continue reading 5 Haitian Women To Celebrate For Women’s…

Haitian Times Daily Roundup – Mar. 16
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Haitian Times Daily Roundup – Mar. 16

Haiti steps up cross-border fight against child trafficking For the past few weeks, 120 Haitian police officers have been deployed on the bridge over the Massacre river to secure the border crossing between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Their goal is to put an end to child trafficking, prostitution, and slavery.  Continue reading Haiti newest member…

Haitian Times Daily Roundup – Mar. 15
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Haitian Times Daily Roundup – Mar. 15

Haiti: Journalist Calls For Campaign To Stem Youth Migration Haiti recently hired a PR firm, Mercury Public Affairs, to help soften its image in Washington. Some think the funds should be used towards improving living conditions for thousands of Haitians who want to leave the country in search of economic opportunities abroad. Vania Andre writes about a local journalist’s action…

Haitian Times Daily Roundup – Mar. 14
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Haitian Times Daily Roundup – Mar. 14

US and IOM donate 5 patrol cars to Haiti’s National Border Police At a ceremony in Cap-Haitien, the United States Government and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) donated five patrol cars to the Haitian National Border Police (POLIFRONT). According to a U.S. Embassy press release, the cars and other donated materials will help support…

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