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USAID Ends Haiti Food Insecurity Program  VOA News

Renan Toussaint and Florence Lisene contributed to this report PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Kore Lavi, a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) ...

Edwidge Danticat’s ‘Everything Inside’ gathers moving stories about the Haitian diaspora  Tampa Bay Times

In Florida, in Haiti and elsewhere, her finely drawn characters cope with loss and look toward new lives.

Haiti's President Survives Impeachment Vote  VOA News

Matiado Vilme in Port-au-Prince contributed to this report WASHINGTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Haiti's President Jovenel Moise has survived an ...

What is Haitian Voodoo?  The Conversation - US

Voodoo is often seen as a practice involving magic. In Haiti, Voodoo is a religion born out of the struggle of slaves. And today, it is used as a form of healing and ...

American Airlines, Spirit reduce service to Haiti just as tourism appears to make comeback  Miami Herald

Citing the grounding of the Boeing MAX, American Airlines says it will reduce its daily flights from Miami to Port-au-Prince to one a day. The move comes after ...

Creating an oasis of hope in one of Haiti's most dangerous neighborhoods  CNN

Gang warfare, overflowing sewage and protests mar the streets of Cité Soleil, near Haiti's capital. Amid the chaos, Daniel Tillias offers a safe place for children ...

Haiti: Chase Those Crazy Baldheads Out of Town  Liberation

Originally published July 31 in Haïti Liberté. On Feb. 7, 2019,[2] thousands of Haitians took to the streets of Port-au-Prince and other major cities such as ...

Accusing Trump of separating Haitian families, activists and lawyers vow to fight  Miami Herald

Immigration lawyers and Haitian activists say they will fight the Trump administration's plan to end a family reunification program for Haitians eligible for green ...

Haiti's Game of Thrones Hits Road Block  VOA News

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Twenty opposition politicians are raising the stakes in their drive to impeach Haitian President Jovenel Moise by demanding ...

Haiti senator tied to kidnapping committed by notorious gang leader, police say  Miami Herald

A notorious gang leader, Arnel Joseph, arrested by Haiti National Police has been tied to several kidnapping cases. Also implicated, a Haitian senator and ...

Haitians seek to ban ‘Sweet Micky’ from appearing at New York’s West Indian Day Parade  Miami Herald

Haitians want to ban ex-president Michel Martelly's 'Sweet Micky' alter ego from participating in New York's popular West Indian Labor Day parade.

Helping make a difference in Haiti  Blair Enterprise Publishing

In October, a team from the Arthur Evangelical Free Church, Meriden Evangelical Free Church by Cherokee, and surrounding area churches will be traveling to ...

Deteriorating Food Situation in Haiti Affects 25% of Population  The Globe Post

The number of people facing food shortages in Haiti doubled between 2018 and 2019 reaching 2.6 million, or 25 percent of the population.

Pill-pushing Haitian physician, husband face new charges after foiled escape to Haiti  Miami Herald

A pill-pushing doctor who was convicted of prescribing too many opioids planned her escape to Haiti, law enforcement sources say. But now, Dr. Jeanne ...

Coast Guard intercepts 146 Haitians at sea. But 90 more made it to the Turks and Caicos  Miami Herald

One Haitian freighter arrived in the Turks and Caicos on Saturday, ferrying at least 26 men and 11 women. Then on Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted ...

Poverty proves an obstacle to recovery efforts in Haiti  Mission Network News

Haiti (MNN) – Haiti is in trouble. Between back-to-back natural disasters, a regular revolving door in government, a failing economy,and frequent unrest, ...

Haiti adrift as president faces impeachment hearing, prime minister in Twitter scandal  Miami Herald

As Haiti President Jovenel Moise faces an impeachment hearing on Wednesday, questions abound about whether he is trying to run down the clock so that he ...

Journalist Luckson Saint-Vil survives shooting attack in southern Haiti  CPJ Press Freedom Online

Miami, August 13, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned a shooting attack on Haitian journalist Luckson Saint-Vil in southern Haiti last ...

Haiti's Troubled Path to Development  Prensa Latina

23 de agosto de 2019, 14:32Port-au-Prince, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) Haiti is on the path to experiencing an economic downturn, after five years of economic ...

'Didychrislito': The Haiti earthquake had a massive impact on me  FIFA.com

Chris 'Didychrislito' Holly's life changed forever in 2010. A devastating earthquake struck his native Haiti that year when he was just 13 years old. The Caribbean ...

Find A Great Deal While Helping Haiti at a Moorhead Church  KVRR

MOORHEAD, Minn. – United Hearts for Haiti is hosting a Rummage Sale at Bridgepointe Community Church in Moorhead this weekend. Items such as furniture, ...

Haiti Anti-Corruption Protesters Demand US Stop Supporting President Moise  VOA News

Haiti's anti-corruption protesters have a message for U.S. President Donald Trump: change your strategy. “Ambassador M. Sison supporting this corrupt ...

Haiti Update: Protests and Parliamentary Challenges Confront President  AS/COA Online

Two years into his presidency, Jovenel Moïse of Haiti remains unable to temper political and social instability, given chronic frustrations with the government and ...

The UK has abandoned Haiti. The push for a “Global Britain” is an opportunity to make amends ǀ View  Euronews

2020 will mark a decade since the earthquake that devastated the country's infrastructure and set Haiti back a generation. Lest we forget, this earthquake was ...

Haiti in Trouble Again  Haitian Times

By Patrick Moynihan and Tommy Cody The small island nation and second oldest republic in the Western Hemisphere is careened by yet another perfect ...

Haiti: Humanitarian Situation Report January - June 2019 - Haiti  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Haiti about Contributions, Coordination, Children, Women, Epidemic, Tropical Cyclone and more; published on 30 Jun 2019 by ...

Bahamas Puts Moratorium on Visas to Haitians  Haiti Sentinel

Bahamian authorities have suspended the issuance of visas to Haitian citizens. Foreign Minister Edmond Bocchit was called by his Bahamian counterpart who ...

Haiti's resources are limited by their unstable government  New York Post

Haiti has a lot of natural resources, including gold and natural gas. In fact, it's been estimated that Haiti might have some of the largest oil reserves in the world.

Book Review: There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince by Greg Beckett  USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)

In There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince, Greg Beckett offers a richly detailed, decade-long ethnography of Haiti that digs into how it ...

US residents may prescribe more postoperative opioids than residents in Haiti, the Netherlands  Healio

Surveys using vignette-based trauma cases that were given to residents showed those from the United States prescribed more postoperative opioids at ...

The girl from the orphanage: A Montreal nurse's quest to discover her past  CBC News

Hannah Palmer's last memory of the Haitian orphanage before she was adopted was an older girl stealing her shoes. Now, 19 years later, she's trying to track ...

Haitian journalist who received death threats survives shooting  Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas

Luckson Saint-Vil, a journalist for the site Loop Haiti, was on his way home in southern Haiti when his vehicle was shot multiple times. He survived. “I got out of ...

Be Like Brit Foundation goes Caribbean Dreamin’ to help Haiti  Sun Sentinel

Massachusetts- and Florida-based nonprofit Be Like Brit and West Palm Beach IT Company Simplitfy partnered for the 2nd annual Caribbean Dreamin' hosted ...

The day when Dominican Republic and Haiti saw beginning of freedom from Slavery  WIC News

The night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic) saw the beginning of the uprising that would play a crucial role in ...

Haitian embassy reputation 'stained'  Bahamas Tribune

HAITI'S inquiry into corruption at its embassy in The Bahamas has revealed “unacceptable situations” and “wrongdoing,” Haiti's Foreign Affairs Minister Bocchit ...

Haitian influx create hysteria in Guyana, Brazil and Suriname  Haitian Times

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Between January – July 2019 more than 8600 Haitians arrived in Guyana and 'only 13 left the country legally'. In a display of ...

6-10 center from Haiti includes KU, K-State, Texas Tech on his list of eight schools  Kansas City Star

Gethro Muscadin, a 6-10 senior center originally from Haiti, has KU and Kansas State on his final list of eight schools.

Denison church raises money for hospital in Haiti  KXII-TV

DENISON, Tex. (KXII) - Waples Memorial Methodist Church in Denison is connecting local kids to a cause all the way in Haiti. "We are raising money for Grace ...

Haitian president proposes 4th prime minister as public trust plummets  Global Voices

Haitian president Jovenel Moïse is looking for a new prime minister again. This will be his fourth during his two years in office. The day after a July 21, 2019 ...

How Soccer Player Derrick Etienne Jr. Found His Identity With Haiti  WBUR

Derrick Etienne Jr.'s grandfather came to the U.S. with $19 in his pocket. Now his grandson plays soccer for Haiti.

"Vive Les Couleurs", Miss Haiti 2016 Raquel Pélissier Unveils 2nd Children's Book  Haiti Sentinel

The former Miss Haiti of 2016 and the runner-up for Miss Universe of that year has published her second children's book, "Vive Les Couleurs". She unveiled her ...

Haitian Youth Choir to perform Aug. 27 in Waterville  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

WATERVILLE — The Haitian Youth Choir of Holy Trinity Church in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, will continue a 24-city U.S. concert tour with its fourth stop on Tuesday, ...

Old Fore River Bridge finds new home in Haiti  The Patriot Ledger

A familiar stretch of steel from the South Shore has a new life in rural Haiti.An 80-foot section of the temporary Fore River Bridge, which carried people over the ...

Man Killed, Second Man Injured In Little Haiti Shooting  CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – One man is dead, a second injured in a shooting in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood. Police said a man walked into Churchill's Pub near ...

Bernie Andre shows talent at Haitian national team minicamp  Arizona Daily Sun

Northern Arizona basketball's Bernie Andre has always held his Haitian roots close.

Food, spirituality and healing: Chef Sarah Kirnon's personal connection to Haiti  The Splendid Table

Chef Sarah Kirnon leads the kitchen of the popular Caribbean restaurant Miss Ollie's in Oakland. She is from London and her family is from Barbados. But lately ...

Pastor Aims to Block All Voodoo Activities in Haiti  Haiti Sentinel

Pastor Amel Lafleur of the Church of the Narrow Door in Delmas has declared war on voodoo, a practice he believes is responsible for all the problems in the ...

Student reflections, Haitian art showing at Blue Wall Gallery  Grand Valley Lanthorn

A window to the island of Haiti is opened at the DeVos Center's Blue Wall Gallery, located on Grand Valley State University's Pew Campus. This new exhibit ...

Local non-profit group creates unique care packages benefiting girls in Haiti  KGAN TV

The Marion chapter of "Days for Girls" recently celebrated their second year of bringing unique feminine hygiene products to girls and Women in Haiti to provide ...

Arcade Fire Members Talk Haitian Rum and Keeping It Loud at Their Restaurant Agrikol  Eater Montreal

It's been over three years since two members of famed band Arcade Fire — Régine Chassagne and Win Butler — opened a restaurant in Montreal's Village.

Manitoulin missionary doctor shot three times in Haiti  Manitoulin Expositor

LITTLE CURRENT – As Christian missionary and physician Doug Burbella, formerly of Little Current, floated above his body while friends and colleagues ...

Little Haiti Miami Activist Sues Over Magic City Innovation District Development  Miami New Times

Activist Warren Perry claims that the city of Miami is illegally shutting locals out of the Magic City Innovation District debate.

Haitian youth choir in Newcastle Aug. 24  Wiscasset Newspaper

A Haitian youth choir, Les Petit Chanteurs, will visit Newcastle, Maine on Saturday, Aug. 24 as part of a U.S. tour. The choir of 30 boys and girls ages 10 to 16, ...

Little Haiti students immerse in STEM training  Haitian Times

The City of Miami awarded $27180 in funds to iTech Magnet High School's summer STEM program at which Little Haiti students will learn about various ...

Speaker Gary Bodeau Challenged to Prove 4:30AM Impeachment Vote  Haiti Sentinel

The discrepancy given in the vote count by Chamber Secretary, Deputy Guerda Benjamin (KID - Savanette), along with other regularities has raised voices to the ...

Haitian culture featured at Carifesta Country Night  Trinidad News

A Carnival-like atmosphere engulfed the Queens Park Savannah's Grand Stand, as all aspects of Haiti's culture were featured in a colourful display during ...

Training teachers in Haiti to address mental health  University of Miami

Doctoral student Marisol Meyer spent a week in Haiti working with Rebati Santé Mentale's Teachers Mental Health Training Program.

Cuba Begins 10-Year Project to Repair, Expand Water Networks in Cap-Haitien  Haiti Sentinel

A group of experts and hydraulic engineers from Cuba came into Haiti last Monday to begin analysis on a 3-phase project to repair and extend water networks ...

Motion to impeach Haiti President rejected | Caribbean  Jamaica Gleaner

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Legislators have rejected an opposition-inspired motion aimed at impeaching President Jovenel Moise whom they had ...

Haitians in dark over visa ban  Bahamas Tribune

HAITI'S Foreign Affairs Minister Bocchit Edmond said yesterday he hoped the government's decision to suspend visa services to Haitians would be resolved ...

Jamaica, Haiti among countries Trump lists as illicit drug producers  Loop News Cayman

Jamaica, Haiti and The Bahamas are among a group of countries United States President Donald Trump has identified as major drug transit or major illicit ...

Visa issuance to Haitian nationals suspended  EyeWitness News

Henfield: visa suspension has nothing to do with Haitian embassy investigation NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today that ...

UN Mission Chief Gets Senator Joseph Lambert All Together  Haiti Sentinel

The Head of the United Nations mission in Haiti Helen Meagher La Lime met with Senator Joseph Lambert (KONA - Sud'Est) and since, the lawmaker has ...

U.S. Sees Significant Progress in Haiti's Fiscal Transparency  Haiti Sentinel

An August 15, 2019 report from the United States Department of State found that Haiti had made significant progress in the area of fiscal transparency but the ...

FIFA Threatens Sanctions against Haitian Football in Former Coach Dispute  Haiti Sentinel

The legal dispute between former men's coach, Patrice Neveu, and the Federation of Haitian Football (FHF) is "a sword of Damocles over the head of Haitian ...

Migrants' protest in Chiapas triggers confrontations with security forces  Mexico News Daily

Migrants from Africa and Haiti clashed with security forces in Tapachula, Chiapas, this week while protesting to demand transit visas that would allow them to ...

Only 48 Families Have Access to Bank Credit in Haiti  Haiti Sentinel

Economic sectors in Haiti are traditionally concentrated between a few, banking is no different. According to economist Réginald Surin, access to bank credit in ...

Pods of Dolphins Roaming Haiti's Coastlines, Environment Ministry Cautions  Haiti Sentinel

The presence of pods of dolphins along the Haitian coastline, particularly on the beach of Arcadins, has prompted the Ministry of the Environment to alert the ...

US Embassy Invites Haitian Entrepreneurs to Apply for Professional Fellows Program  Haiti Sentinel

The U.S. Embassy in Haiti invited Haitians between the ages of 25 and 35 with at least two years of experience as an entrepreneur running their own company ...

"Catastrophic, Individualistic, Irresponsible", Nicolas Duvalier Defines the Political, Economic Situation  Haiti Sentinel

Nicolas François Duvalier the son of the former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier summarized the political and economic situation in Haiti, saying, "catastrophic, ...

How First Lady Martine Moïse Got Mired in a $10.2M Corruption Scheme  Haiti Sentinel

In 2017, early into the presidency of Jovenel Moïse, the administration moved on a scheme to overhaul Haiti's identification card system by contracting with ...

Dance Your Way Through the Second Annual Haitian Festival at Wyckoff House Museum  Brownstoner

Brooklyn's oldest farmhouse is hosting an exploration of music, dance, food and history with their second annual Festival Minokan this weekend.

Dorval Darlier Charge of Embassy in Bahamas after Recall of 6 Diplomats  Haiti Sentinel

The Consulat General of Haiti in Montreal, Dorval Darlier, will be taking the head of the Haitian Embassy in the Bahamas after the recall of 6 diplomats at that ...

Demonstrators Outside Parliament Disbursed with Tear Gas  Haiti Sentinel

Protesters who met in front of the Parliament building on Wednesday to place pressure on member of the Chamber of Deputies to vote for an indictment against ...

August 22, 1791, The Night of Fire: Africans' Greatest War of Liberation  Haiti Sentinel

On this day in history, August 22, 1791, the Haitian war of independence began in flames under the leadership of a religious leader from Jamaica named ...

Mayor of Quartier-Morin, Jean Éric Béliard, Passes Away  Haiti Sentinel

Jean Éric Béliard, the Mayor of Quartier-Morin, passed due to a brain tumor, Jude Edouard Pierre, the Mayor of Carrefour and President of the National ...

Deputies Soaked When It Rained During Impeachment Proceeding  Haiti Sentinel

A rain shower during Wednesday night's proceeding to indict President Jovenel Moise for the crime of high treason caused a flood in the room where the ...

Is President Moïse Giving Senator Lambert up to the DEA?  Haiti Sentinel

Purely speculative, highly meritous. A most powerful ally of the Tet Kale regime, Senator Joseph Lambert (KONA - Sud'Est) made headlines this week ...

Escape Hazard: Gang Leader Arnel Joseph Transferred to Capitol, Given a Mobile Phone  Haiti Sentinel

Suspect gang leader, Arnel Joseph, arrested as the most wanted man in Haiti, was transferred from a prison in the Artibonite to one in the Ouest and has a whole ...

Football Federation Releases Gold Cup 2019 Financial Report  Haiti Sentinel

The cost for Haiti's participation in the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup amounted to $1.2 million [USD], but still outstanding is a $300,000 premium for the players that ...

The First International Festival of Creole Literature  Haiti Sentinel

From December 4 - 18, 2019 it will be the first International Festival of Creole Literature. The event will focus on Haitian Creole as well as Martinique, ...

President Jovenel Moïse Loses His Most Powerful Ally  Haiti Sentinel

It is a sign of the times. President Jovenel Moïse has lost, outside of the U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, his most powerful political ally in the country, Senator Joseph ...

CARIBBEAT: Haiti-born pianist and his late uncle Daniel Charles Coulanges are reunited through newly created d  New York Daily News

His talented uncle and godfather died three decades ago, but pianist Yanatha Desouvre has reconnected — himself and music fans — with late Haitian classical ...

Dozen Citizens File Criminal Complaint against First Lady and Others, Dermalog  Haiti Sentinel

More than a dozen citizens filed a criminal complaint on Monday, August 19, 2019 at the investigating cabinet, near the civil court of first instance Port-au -Prince ...

2 arrested after shooting leaves one dead, others injured in Little Haiti neighborhood  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

MIAMI (WSVN) - Two men have been arrested suspected of the fatal shooting of a man that also injured others in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood. According to ...

MSC, Construction and Hardware Warehouse, Opens in Cap-Haitien  Haiti Sentinel

Haiti's largest retailer for construction and hardware equipment opened a new branch in Cap-Haitien on August 15, 2019. MSC Grand North opened its doors ...

Rendes-vous Creole Brings Haitian Cuisine to the West Bank  Eater New Orleans

A family-owned and operated restaurant that opened recently on the West Bank is serving up beloved Haitian specialties like braised goat, conch, and pikliz (a ...

Local leaders denounce Trump's plans to terminate the Haitian Reunification Program  Miami Herald

Local leaders gathered at the Family Action Network Movement headquarters to denounce President Trump's plans to terminate the Haitian Reunification ...

Haitian Army Restored with a Battalion of 248 Soldiers  Haiti Sentinel

On Wednesday, President Jovenel Moise presided over a ceremony to restore the Haitian army with the graduation of 15 officers and 248 soldiers trained by ...

Guyana Government reiterates position regarding Haitian visitors  Nation News

GEORGETOWN– The Guyana government Friday reiterated that no Haitian national has been found to be involved in trafficking in persons or people smuggling.

FN Legends: Donna Karan Talks Exclusively With FN About Her New Shoes With Kenneth Cole  Footwear News

Footwear News sits down with designer Donna Karan to talk about her new shoe collection with Kenneth Cole and working with Haitian artisans.

'Do Not Travel To Haiti,' U.S. Tells Citizens, Citing Violent Unrest  NPR

"Do not travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest," the U.S. State Department says, urging Americans to avoid the country that is wracked with violent protests ...

14 of 18 Ministers Nominated are Tax Evaders, Problems Mount for Ratification  Haiti Sentinel

14 of 18 ministers appointed by President Jovenel Moise to serve in the next government have evaded taxes, allegedly, according to a member of the committee ...

Naomi Osaka Returns to Number 1 in the World  Haiti Sentinel

US and Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka returned to the world number one spot in the WTA rankings on Monday. Sentinel Staff. Osaka first hit top spot in ...

Haiti Protesters Demand Resignation Of President Jovenel Moïse  NPR

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse is facing escalating challenges to his leadership after government auditors found even more evidence of large-scale corruption, ...

Drumming for a great cause — helping students get scholarships  Miami Herald

These days, sometimes we all feel like banging a drum. In Miami, there's even a drum circle to greet our full moons. The next one is for September's Full Corn ...

Salvadoran, Haitian TPS Holders Watching California Case Closely  Everett Independent

For Revere's Karla Morales-Villalobos and her family, the fate of what they call home – which is the Revere, Everett and East Boston communities – hangs in the ...

Despite punishing history, Haiti remains revolutionary, remarkable  USA TODAY

Haiti is a nation familiar with adversity. It was founded by blacks who won freedom from slavery by force of arms, then was ostracized by world powers that ...

Why a Venezuelan Oil Program Is Fueling Massive Street Protests in Haiti  TIME

Haitians are demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse amid claims he stole from Venezuelan aid program PetroCaribe.

Bahamas Suspends Issuing Visas to Haitian Nationals  caribbeannationalweekly.com

The Government of the Bahamas has suspended issuing visas to Haitian nationals until further notice.