Opinion

Current Haitian electoral system is a constitutional disaster
Opinion

Current Haitian electoral system is a constitutional disaster

The Haitian electoral system is highly centralized with an electoral council whose members the government appoints. Additionally, this same government chooses the date of the elections, finances the elections, establishes the eligibility criteria for candidates at all levels, and tabulates and publishes the results.

Haitian group to Congress: Moïse threatens US interests
Opinion

Haitian group to Congress: Moïse threatens US interests

A coalition of Haitian-Americans submits a straight-to-the-point policy paper analysis to American Congress to inform them that the PHTK regime has been a threat to American foreign policies and an indignation to international relations since the day Mr. Moise took office.

Haiti is in Grave Danger
Coronavirus, Opinion

Haiti is in Grave Danger

While unpopular, severely restricting or even suspending national and regional travel towards South Florida, and in turn toward Haiti, to the greatest extent possible, will reduce the spread of the new strain. Individuals travelling to South Florida or to Haiti must consider if it is absolutely essential to do so.

PHTK: Rulers of a smoke-and-mirrors democracy
Latest News, Opinion

PHTK: Rulers of a smoke-and-mirrors democracy

False truths and pretenses mark the reign of PHTK. Instead of solving the Haitian problem, their public policies vex good sense, provoke the opposition, isolate consensus, damage democracy. They turn the system into selfish governance and the economy into a gallery of unachievable hopes.

Thanks to Trump, The United States Now Resembles Haiti
Editorial, Opinion

Thanks to Trump, The United States Now Resembles Haiti

Many have asked me over the years to explain why Haiti is so troubled. For years, I often explained the Haiti situation by expanding on the role that the U.S, France and Britain played. During the Trump years, however, my answer has been much more simple: Imagine having leaders like Trump for 200 years.

Kidnapped, then released. Now, what?
Opinion

Kidnapped, then released. Now, what?

Haiti lacks social programs to help victims reunite with their loved ones and reintegrate into society after their kidnappers release them. They carry the burden of developing and applying their coping mechanisms to deal with the after-effects of kidnapping. Sadly, the government does not have an accurate number of kidnapped individuals, nor are the police included in the negotiations or coordination to release the victims.

See to it that no one misleads you
Opinion

See to it that no one misleads you

Facebook and YouTube Live have become so prevalent in the broadcasting field that they, hands down, make traditional media platforms look like kindergarteners. In the process, they compel iTunes, Zeno, Streema, and other streaming media platforms to phase out in a hurry and for radio stations to invest thousands of dollars and unlimited resources to build an online presence.

Social dilemma: Haitian-Americans know whom to vote for, but are clueless about why to vote
Columns, Opinion

Social dilemma: Haitian-Americans know whom to vote for, but are clueless about why to vote

Haitian-Americans’ position is clear: they will vote Democrat because Biden is better off dealing with political corruption and bad governance in Haiti, the country Trump called shithole. They will vote against the Republican establishment because Trump will cancel TPS while Biden promises he will renew or extend it for the thousands of Haitians who are no longer at risk of deportation because of it. If only Haitian-Americans are allowed to vote, Trump will lose by a tidal wave.

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