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  1. Democrats' Contribution To Haiti's StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | The Greenville Sun

    Good folks aren't buying Democrats' sleazy virtue signaling over unsavory language President Trump supposedly used during a private meeting with lawmakers. They accuse Trump of making derogatory statements about Haiti and calling some nations "shthole countries" while rejecting a bipartisan immigration deal, a term he later denied using.

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  2. Donald Trump shows a stunning ignorance of American historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | The Raw Story

    Despite campaign promises that Trump would be Haiti's " biggest champion ," his administration had already demonstrated its disregard for people from this Caribbean island. In November 2017, the Department of Homeland Security announced it would end the Temporary Protected Status that had allowed 59,000 Haitians to stay in the U.S. after a calamitous Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake .

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  3. Haiti's been made poor, but no 's***hole'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | Jamaica Observer

    The effect of the inappropriate depiction of Haiti, El Salvador and all African nations as "s***hole" countries is a matter that the people of the United States of America and their Government and Congress should contemplate seriously. The responses have been swift, showing a mixture of outrage and shock.

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  4. An appeal for HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | Jamaica Observer

    ... after the earthquake. Readers will also recall that in October 2016 Category Five Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, killing more than 500 people and leaving widespread damage estimated at US$1.9 billion. In fact, after the hurricane's passage, ...

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  5. Trump declared 'persona non grata' in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | San Francisco Bay View

    Pan-African leaders in the Caribbean declare that U.S. President Trump made himself unwelcome with his vulgar insults against Haiti and African countries. They likely speak for the entire African Diaspora.

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  6. Donald Trump doesn't understand Haiti, immigration or American historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | NewsOK.com

    Donald Trump's denigrating comments about Haiti during a recent congressional meeting shocked people around the globe, but given his track record of disrespecting immigrants, they were not actually that surprising. Despite campaign promises that Trump would be Haiti's "biggest champion," his administration had already demonstrated its disregard for people from this Caribbean island.

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  7. In Trump's Remarks, Black Churches See a Nation BackslidingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | The New York Times

    ... they saw America slipping into an earlier, uglier version of itself. And when Mr. Trump used crude words to describe Haiti and African countries in an immigration discussion, they said, he was voicing what many Americans were thinking, even if it ...

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  8. OPINION: Racism has always driven US policy toward HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | SFGate

    National police officers raise a Haitian national flag during a memorial service honoring the victims of the 2010 earthquake, at Titanyen, a mass burial site north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Haitians reacted with outrage Friday to reports that President Donald Trump used a vulgar remark to describe the country on the eve of the anniversary of the 2010 earthquake, one of the deadliest disasters in modern history.

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  9. I've Been Blessed to Spend Most of My Life in 'Shitholes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | RollingStone

    Dealing with racism is exhausting - and the fact that it comes from the leader of our country in such tired, simplistic narratives makes it doubly so A gathering to mark the 8th anniversary of the massive earthquake in Haiti and to condemn Donald Trump's reported statement about immigrants from Haiti, Africa and El Salvador. I was born in New York, moved to Kenya when I was three and spent the next 12 years there.

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  10. On earthquake anniversary, Haitians trying to rebuildRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 13 | Yahoo!

    Eight years ago, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake upended life in Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people by some estimates and destroying hundreds of thousands of homes. For many of those left homeless, life hasn't yet returned to normal.

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  11. Haiti marks 8 years since quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | NWAonline

    Eight years ago, a magnitude-7.0 earthquake upended life in Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people, by some estimates and destroying hundreds of thousands of homes. For many of those left homeless, life hasn't yet returned to normal.

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  12. Jacques F. VieusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Mr. Jacques F. Vieus, 80, of Temple, Georgia, died Friday, January 12, 2018. He was born September 8, 1937, in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, the son of the late Frederic Vieux and the late Erzulia Metelus Vieux.

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  13. Dianne Williamson: In Haiti, Gengel doesn't see what Trump sees Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Len Gengel had spent the week at his orphanage in Haiti and was awaiting a flight to Florida at the Port-au-Prince airport on Friday when his Twitter feed blew up with reaction to the latest outrage from Donald Trump. The man who has devoted the last seven years of his life to the people of Haiti would learn that the president of the United States derided that country and others as “shithole countries,” and told lawmakers that Haitians should be left out of any immigration deal.

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  14. Sir Ronald Sanders: No regrets for making Haiti a 'shithole'?Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 13 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    The effect of the inappropriate depiction of Haiti, El Salvador and all African nations as "shit hole" countries is a matter that the people of the United States of America and their government and Congress should contemplate seriously. The responses have been swift, showing a mixture of outrage and shock.

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  15. Wynn Walent: The truth about HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Daily Camera

    A man searches through the rubble in Port-au-Prince six days after Haiti was rocked by a massive 7.0-magnitude quake on Jan. 12, 2010. Last year, around this time, I sat with a group of Haitian detainees at the ICE facility in Aurora.

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  16. Before Trump blasted Haiti, an NBA player went on a hunger strike for its peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Washington Post

    Olden Polynice, shown in the file photo, went on a hunger strike while playing for the Detroit Pistons in 1993 to protest the treatment of Haitian refugees. Polynice emigrated from Haiti when he was 7. Long before taking a knee or sloganeering with a T-shirt became la mode de faire for a professional athlete, an NBA center was turned away at gunpoint, he recalled, from a federal immigration detention center in Miami that he visited to join a protest of the government's virtual imprisonment of his people.

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  17. Normal life' is a distant hope 8 years after HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | SFGate

    In this Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 photo, construction workers build a concrete roof in the Caradeux refugee camp set up nearly eight years ago for people displaced by the 2010 earthquake, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Meant to be a temporary home the camp has morphed into a crowded shantytown where living in a concrete homes is seen as a return to normalcy.

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  18. Once Again, Trump Nailed It=Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Gateway Pundit

    ... at least 7,050 have died. Public health authorities say cholera will stay in the environment for a long time, because Haiti has the worst sanitation in this hemisphere. The cumulative sewage of 3 million people flows through open ditches. It mixes ...

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  19. CARICOM `deeply disturbed' at reported Trump statementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Stabroek News

    CARICOM today said it is deeply disturbed at reports of "repulsive" language used by US President Donald Trump in describing a member of the community, Haiti and other developing countries. The Caribbean Community is deeply disturbed by reports about the use of derogatory and repulsive language by the President of the United States in respect of our Member State, Haiti, and other developing countries.

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  20. Haiti Commemorates 8th Anniversary Of Devastating QuakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    As a moment of silence was held in Haiti on Friday to mark the eighth anniversary of the devastating quake that killed more than 220,000 people, shock waves over President Donald Trump's disparaging description of the island nation cast a pall over the somber ceremony. On a day when Haitians planned to mourn the dead, outrage swept across the country over Trump reportedly describing Haiti and countries in Africa as "s---hole countries" during an Oval Office meeting on the eve of the anniversary of the 2010 earthquake.

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