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

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…

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 17
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 17

Haiti Haiti fuel price jump was ‘guaranteed to lead to backlash,’ U.N. poverty expert says The United Nations’ top expert on poverty criticized the International Monetary Fund’s continued push to force Haiti to remove fuel subsidies on Monday, and said donors such as the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank should help poor Haitians cushion…

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

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 11
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 11

Food Fleur De Vie Hosts Fifth Annual Food Tasting Brunch On June 24, Fleur De Vie (Flower of Life) closed the month of June with its annual food tasting fundraising brunch “La Palette Saisonniere Du Chef” (Chef’s Seasonal Palette) at New York’s French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF). The New York-based nonprofit partners with existing organizations…

Kreyol: Another Perspective on Orphanhood
Opinion

Kreyol: Another Perspective on Orphanhood

By David S. Willig The author of “Kreyol, The Orphan That Wouldn’t Go Away,” Dr. Reynard Altema, raises some excellent points about the status of French and the local vernacular in Haiti. Looking at the issue from the outside can give an added perspective to the thesis that a language policy is something that can favor…

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 9
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 9

Immigration The Never-Ending Search For Home: One Haitian Family’s Journey Through The Americas For A Place To Call Home   It was a rainy day in March, when Jean René Suprena listened intently to Jeremy Jong, his lawyer, inside the attorney visitation room at LaSalle Detention Center in Jena, Louisiana. Both men sat across opposite…

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 6
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 6

International News Haiti’s stolen babies: How DNA tests could help reunite families In the past 30 years, in France alone, 7,000 Haitian children have been adopted by foster parents. Some were victims of traffickers who falsified their files to put them up for adoption. Today, these children are looking for information on their biological parents….

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 5
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup – July 5

Sports Haiti hoped this competition would be its basketball comeback then came bad news Haiti made its official comeback to the basketball world at the International Basketball Federation AmeriCup Caribbean 2021 Pre-Qualifiers, but their chance of winning the championship may be over because of a FIBA Americas rule regarding nationality. Continue reading. Politics Haitian-American voters…

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