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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…

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…

Carnival Festivities Went on as Haiti’s Historic Iron Market Burned
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Carnival Festivities Went on as Haiti’s Historic Iron Market Burned

Hundreds of families woke up Tuesday having lost everything. On Tuesday night, the stands filled up with onlookers wearing matching t-shirts, carnival goers crowded the streets and by Wednesday morning, the last float had made its way through the parade route without running low on gas. In the end, everyone went home to sleep off a night of celebration because in Haiti, even when the rest of the country burns, the show must go on. This year’s theme: “Haiti Jan l Dwe ye a – Haiti the Way it Should be.”

Oxfam Condemns Staff Over Sex Reports in Earthquake-hit Haiti
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Oxfam Condemns Staff Over Sex Reports in Earthquake-hit Haiti

LONDON (Reuters) – Oxfam, one of Britain’s biggest charities, on Friday condemned the behavior of some former staff in Haiti after a newspaper report said aid workers had paid for sex while on a mission to help those affected by the devastating 2010 earthquake. “The behavior of some members of Oxfam staff uncovered in Haiti…

Missionary Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse in Haiti
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Missionary Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse in Haiti

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities say a self-proclaimed Christian missionary from Virginia has pleaded guilty to traveling to Haiti and engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a minor. Prosecutors say 40-year-old James Daniel Arbaugh pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of traveling in foreign commerce to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a person under 18….

Haiti Ranked Worst Country For Most Overcrowded Prisons In The World
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Haiti Ranked Worst Country For Most Overcrowded Prisons In The World

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haiti has been ranked as the worst country for the most overcrowded prisons in the world, according to information released by World Prison Brief (WPB). According to the London-based publication, at the end of January the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country topped the 205 countries surveyed for the most…

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