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Transformation Begins With You
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Transformation Begins With You

Part Five As I search what it means to be “Haitian,” I come across individuals whose gifts and talents in their respective fields give me the opportunity to experience the Haitian culture. In this series, I will feature seven individuals. Their life’s work not only help those of Haitian descent like myself reconnect to their…

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Haiti President Addresses the Nation on Protests
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Haiti President Addresses the Nation on Protests

“I asked the government to reconsider the decision to remove subsidies on petroleum product prices. The Prime Minister did it. The price of fuel remains what it was before all over the national territory. There is no longer any increase in gas prices, “the head of state said Saturday night on public media in an…

Haitian Times News Roundup – June 26
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Haitian Times News Roundup – June 26

Community San Angelo Nonprofit Supports Haitian Community With Permanent School Ezra Visions Ministries, a San Angelo based nonprofit builds school for Onaville, Haiti. The school will be named David Steward Christian Institution for Boys and Girls; it will serve 300 students. Continue reading. Holly’s Hands: Treating Animals in Developing Countries   Dr. Holly Gill, a…

Meet the New Haitian Military ― it’s Starting to Look a Lot Like the Old One
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Meet the New Haitian Military ― it’s Starting to Look a Lot Like the Old One

On March 13, President Jovenel Moise appointed six individuals to the high command of the recently reinstated Haitian armed forces (FAdH). All of the appointees, now in their sixties, were majors or colonels in the former FAdH, disbanded in 1995 after a long history of involvement in coups, violent repression, and drug trafficking. At least three of the officers appear to have held senior positions within the early-‘90s military coup regime. One of them is a convicted intellectual author of a civilian massacre, and another was a member of a committee that sought to cover it up.

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 21
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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 21

UPDATED: Haitian TPS Recipients To Leave U.S. Within 18 Months, Trump Admin Announces Nearly 60,000 Haitians living in the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will face deportation within the next 18 months, the Trump administration announced Monday. Haitians with TPS designation will have until July 22, 2019 to voluntarily leave the country or change…

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