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Pope Names New Envoy To Haiti
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Pope Names New Envoy To Haiti

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named a new envoy to Haiti as he emphasized that much work still needs…

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Members of Haitian Diaspora Write Open Letter To Haiti Government
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Members of Haitian Diaspora Write Open Letter To Haiti Government

By Vania Andre

Members of the Haitian Diaspora wrote an open letter to the Haitian government, where they urged for a transparent and effective electoral process. The letter, which was published on the Haitian Caribbean News Network (HCNN) on Tuesday, called for Haitian leaders to “rethink the intransigent positions that they have held” and contemplate the type of Haiti they want, putting forth “workable alternatives to the pattern of confrontation” that has characterized the country’s recent political turmoil.

Ferguson Sparks Self-Discussions on Haitian-American Identity
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Ferguson Sparks Self-Discussions on Haitian-American Identity

By Vania Andre

For Haitian American Péralte Paul, the idea that he was considered an “other” was never an oddity to him. As the child of Haitian immigrants, he was aware that he was an outsider, not because of his race, but because of his proud cultural identity. Last Tuesday’s announcement that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, however, reminded him that he’s perceived as an outsider for all the wrong reasons.

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