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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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Spirit Airlines Disrupts American Airlines Haiti Monopoly With New Service to Cap Haitien
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Spirit Airlines Disrupts American Airlines Haiti Monopoly With New Service to Cap Haitien

“American Airlines is somewhat behind because American’s price is $500 all of the time,” Lherisson said, remarking of American Airlines service from Miami International Airport to Cap-Haitien.

“For this price [on Spirit Airlines, one-way], I paid $211. And also, this service is a way for people to see Cap-Haitien. Sometimes, people don’t always want to go to Port-au-Prince. The Citadelle is very close, so maybe people will want to go there more often.”

Boat sinks in Haiti, 12 feared dead
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Boat sinks in Haiti, 12 feared dead

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — President Jovenel Moise has led the country in expressing condolences to the families of those reported missing and presumed dead after a boat carrying 17 people sank in the Canal de la Tortue, off the northern coast of Haiti, over the weekend. “I express all my pain following the…

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…

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