Haiti Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. The Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) has selected Bevertec Group's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Market Wire

    The Bevertec Group is pleased to announce that the Bank of the Republic of Haiti has selected its Alpha Banking product for use by the nation's credit unions. The first fifteen credit unions are slated for implementation commencing January 2018.


  2. The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration shuts Haiti out of seasonal worker programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | MarketWatch

    ... work in the U.S. According to a notice that was set to be officially published in the Federal Register on Thursday, Haiti is being removed from a list of countries approved for the H-2A and H-2B visa programs as its participation "is no longer in ...


  3. Half Empty-Half Full, Hispaniola IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | NewsBlaze

    ... Republic, taking up about two thirds of the area, 48,445 km2, (18,705 sq mi). On the western side is French-speaking Haiti, covering 27,750 km2, (10,710 sq mi). The only other shared island in the Caribbean is Saint Martin, which is shared between ...


  4. Of "Shitholes" and LiberalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Counterpunch

    ... vulnerable, and unable to cope without assistance should be denied our help on that basis. Consider the plight of Haiti, the Western hemisphere's poorest country, which Trump singled out during his tirade. Haiti is not a "shithole," but that hasn't ...


  5. Man changes outlook while working in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Times Observer

    The Warren County native, who's been doing humanitarian work in Haiti since 2013, said that his experience there has changed not only his personal life but his worldview. "I'd never say anything to anyone.


  6. Haiti's suffering was imposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Green Left Weekly

    United States-based educator and activist Jesse Hagopian was in Haiti in 2010 when a devastating earthquake levelled much of the island, killing tens of thousands of people. In an article published at his I Am an Educator blog , slightly abridged below, he responds to US President Donald Trump's racist "shithole" comments about Haiti , describing how the Caribbean nation has been systematically impoverished by Western powers.


  7. DeLand's Cress Restaurant spotlights Trump immigration slur with eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    "Solidarity Sunday," a family-style meal featuring dishes of Haiti, El Salvador and Africa, will be offered on March 25, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., on West Indiana Avenue, outside of the restaurant, according to an announcement by Cress co-owners Jenneffer and Hari Pulapaka. The president and some who were in the Oval Office meeting last Thursday deny he used the term "shithole countries" in discussing immigration from nations comprised of brown-skinned people, but U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and other sources insist he did use the phrase many found offensive not just because of the vulgarity but the racial implications.


  8. Haiti's Michael Brun Responds to Trump's 'Shithole' Comments: ExclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Billboard

    ... message of love and unity. Hailing from Port-au-Prince, the 25-year-old knows the prevalent narrative of his homeland. Haiti is often seen as a poverty-stricken, disaster-prone afterthought, but it has always been much more. As a musician, Brun has ...


  9. Haggis resigns from Artists for Peace and Justice amid sexual misconduct allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | 680News

    Canadian filmmaker Paul Haggis has resigned as chairmain of the board of his non-profit organization Artists for Peace and Justice after four women accused him of sexual misconduct. Haggis, who hails from London, Ont., launched the organization in 2009 to help the poorest communities in Haiti with education and medical care.


  10. a U.N.-Backed Police Force Carried Out a Massacre in Haiti. The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | CEPR

    ... civilians on a school campus. The police officers were working with the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti. It was launched in October, a reboot of a previous mission that had begun in 2004, when thousands of U.N. troops were sent ...


  11. Haiti has a chicken-and-egg problemRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2018 | WNED

    On any given day, along the border that splits the island of Hispaniola, Haitians enter the Dominican Republic to buy eggs and sneak them back into Haiti, trying to evade customs agents. Haiti effectively banned the import of Dominican eggs in 2008 and stepped up enforcement a few years ago.


  12. Why the Seychelles is the perfect destination to get some winter sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Metro

    Visiting the Seychelles is the closest you'll get to feeling like Robinson Crusoe without giving up any of your creature comforts. The archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean is home to some of the most spectacular beaches in the world, ones so overwhelmingly beautiful that they look like fantasy beaches.


  13. Spirit Airlines adds new international routes to Ecuador, HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... round-trip flight throughout the year. On April 12, Spirit will launch service to Cap-Hatien on the north coast of Haiti. On that route, Spirit's year-round schedule will feature three flights a week. In announcing the routes, Spirit billed ...


  14. Brad Pitt loses bid to watch 'Game of Thrones' with Emilia ClarkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | New York Daily News

    ... with the show's star, Emilia Clarke, but was outbid. Pitt's bid at Saturday Night's 7th Annual Sean Penn & Friends Haiti Rising Gala, benefitting the J/P Haitian Relief Organization , climbed to six figures from its opening price of $20,000. Pitt ...


  15. January is Human Trafficking Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | MySanAntonio.com

    Children carry a bucket of trash to a dump in a Port-au-Prince, Haiti, slum. The inability of poverty-stricken parents to adequately feed and educate their children has made Haiti a hub for human trafficking.


  16. Simply MingRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Ming and his guest chefs get inspiration from his East-West pantry and surprise ingredients that range from exotic fruits and vegetables to meats and fish. From filleting a fish to sharing the technique for cooking veggies kids will love, Ming and his guests use their culinary tricks to bring you delicious new recipes.


  17. In Haiti, tough talk but little action on rampant corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | Daily Times

    The rampant corruption that plagues Haiti is denounced roundly in official speeches, but despite probes implicating former ministers, legal action has yet to take place to end a practice that has become a habit. Whether it's a Transparency International ranking on corruption or a Forbes one on the business climate, Haiti stubbornly stays at the bottom of the list year after year.


  18. Spirit Airlines to launch non-stop service to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    ... new places." The flights will be a bosst for tourism in Cap-Haitien - a beach destination on the northern coast of Haiti. Cap-Haitien has been steadily growing its air traffic, with new flights from carriers including American Airlines, Sunrise ...


  19. Haiti cracks down on eggs smuggled in to feed a hungry nationRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... stack them on wheelbarrows and rush them to nearby Lake Azuei, where wooden boats stand ready for the trip to Haiti. The contraband is eggs. Demand is high in Haiti, where malnutrition is a real threat for many people. Haitians eat more than 30 ...


  20. Haiti: strengthening rule of lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Scoop

    Describing what is unique about the mission, the Special Representative and Head of MINUJUSTH, Susan Page, underscored that it focusses "exclusively on the rule of law." "The new mandate by the [UN] Security Council is to work with the Government of Haiti to strengthen its rule of law intuitions.