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Haitian Times News Roundup – Oct. 10
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Haitian Times News Roundup – Oct. 10

Haiti OAVCT makes new profits at the beginning of new fiscal year The haitian National Vehicle Insurance Agency (OAVCT), which had budget deficits, was able to generate a profit of 56.3 million gourdes in the first four months of the 2017-2018 fiscal year. “For the first six months of 2016-2017, the losses recorded were estimated…

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Haitian Times News Roundup – July 27
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Haitian Times News Roundup – July 27

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 27    Haiti Haiti grapples with task of helping its vulnerable children Like roughly a quarter of Haiti’s children, 11-year-old Franchina has spent much of her short life without parents. Her mother dead, her father in prison, Franchina was placed in a state-run orphanage as a toddler, remaining illiterate…

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 25
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Haitian Times News Roundup – July 25

South Florida ‘Scared to death’: Miami Haitians fear family separations if protected status expires Warning of the potential for a new family separation crisis within South Florida’s sprawling Haitian and Central American neighborhoods, immigrant advocates and Haitian-born recipients long shielded from deportation are calling for the Trump administration to extend their Temporary Protected Status prior…

If Haiti’s government does not confront poverty, corruption, more unrest will follow
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If Haiti’s government does not confront poverty, corruption, more unrest will follow

Haiti’s poverty, like the fuel-price increases, is the product of decisions made by those who possess wealth and power in Haiti and abroad — with a stunning absence of input from the majority of Haitians who are poor. The crippling fuel increases — between 38 percent and 51 percent — were imposed in February by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a condition of its bailout of Haiti’s government.

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 20
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Haitian Times News Roundup – July 20

Haiti Haiti’s maternal mortality rates among the highest. So why is this hospital closing? In a country where more women die before, during and after childbirth than anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere, poor women in Haiti with high-risk pregnancies now have one less option for life-saving care. Continue reading. Haitians in America Haitians In…

3 Things You Should Know About Haiti Gas Protests
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3 Things You Should Know About Haiti Gas Protests

Major protests erupted on July 6  in Haiti as the government announced a sharp increase in gasoline prices, with demonstrators using burning tires and barricades to block major streets across the capital and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien. One week after the protests erupted, former Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned from his post….

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 13
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Haitian Times News Roundup – July 13

Haitians in America  Haitian-Americans In South Florida Reflect On Recent Riots In Haiti What happens in Haiti is felt in South Florida. Recent protests in Haiti over hikes in fuels costs caused many in the Haitian diaspora to reflect on the politics and stability of the island.  Continue reading.   Haitians In America: Millennial War Vet…

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 12
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Haitian Times News Roundup – July 12

Haiti Haitian officials knew the gas price hike would be unpopular. They did it anyway As Haitian soccer fans were glued to their televisions Friday watching the Brazil-Belgium World Cup game, the Haitian government — on the state-owned TV channel — announced it was imposing new measures that leaders had been warned would be wildly…

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