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Carnival Festivities Went on as Haiti’s Historic Iron Market Burned
Haiti, News

Carnival Festivities Went on as Haiti’s Historic Iron Market Burned

Hundreds of families woke up Tuesday having lost everything. On Tuesday night, the stands filled up with onlookers wearing matching t-shirts, carnival goers crowded the streets and by Wednesday morning, the last float had made its way through the parade route without running low on gas. In the end, everyone went home to sleep off a night of celebration because in Haiti, even when the rest of the country burns, the show must go on. This year’s theme: “Haiti Jan l Dwe ye a – Haiti the Way it Should be.”

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Haitian Community Rallies Against Trump

On Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Haitian community rallied in the heart of Times Square to denounce comments made by President Donald Trump in a closed-door meeting, where he allegedly referred to the African continent, El Salvador, and Haiti as “shitholes.” The comment caused outrage not only in the Haitian, African and Hispanic…

What that Shithole Contributed to America
Warped Lens

What that Shithole Contributed to America

Don The Con White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave Washington, DC Dear Mr. Con, You know, last November I read that you said all Haitians had AIDS and you know, I didn’t believe it because it came from the failing New York Times — that fake news outlet where I spent more than six years as…

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Jan. 12
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Jan. 12

Trump Questions Why Immigrants From Haiti And Other ‘Shithole’ Countries Are In The US In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the…

Trump’s Assault on Haiti and the Hypocrisy of It All
Editorial, TPS

Trump’s Assault on Haiti and the Hypocrisy of It All

By Vania Andre On the eve of the eighth anniversary of one of the worst natural disasters to hit Haiti, President Donald Trump reaffirmed his stance against black and brown immigrants migrating to the United States. During a meeting Thursday evening at the White House to discuss immigration policies, Trump said he did not want…

Trump Questions Why Immigrants From Haiti and Other ‘Shithole’ Countries Are in the US
News

Trump Questions Why Immigrants From Haiti and Other ‘Shithole’ Countries Are in the US

WASHINGTON (AP) — In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation. Trump’s contemptuous description of an entire continent…

Reforestation Project Launched in Haiti by USAID
Haiti, News

Reforestation Project Launched in Haiti by USAID

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — More than half of the Haitian economy relies on agriculture as a source of revenue. However, years of deforestation have left the country struggling with food insecurities and farmers with limited capabilities to live off of the land. In an effort to reverse the damage done over the years, the US Agency…

Haiti Festival Brings Together Roster of International Jazz Artists
Arts & Culture, Haiti

Haiti Festival Brings Together Roster of International Jazz Artists

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – In the coming weeks, Jazz lovers from around the world will descend onto Haiti for the 12th Annual Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival. The annual music showcase takes place from January 20 – 27 and features concerts from a number of internationally-renowned jazz artists including, Grammy Award-Winning Saxophonist Kenny Garrett, Grammy Award-Winning Guitar…

Placing Importance on Dental Care in Haiti
Opinion

Placing Importance on Dental Care in Haiti

By Cindy Thomson Last year, devastation was brought to Haiti once again in the form of Hurricane Irma. In the aftermath of the hurricane, people were left with little food, water or shelter. With a constant barrage of natural, economic and political crises, dental care in Haiti has taken a back seat to more immediate concerns….

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