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This Tuesday morning took place the signing ceremony of 4 partnership agreements for a better social integration of disabled people between the Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (BSEIPH) and World Vision Haiti, the Montfort Institute for Deaf children, Christian ...
Human rights organizations called Tuesday for the prosecution of Human rights abusers during Haiti's brutal Duvalier dictatorship, saying time was running out to bring them to justice. In a report, The International Federation of Human rights (FIDH) highlighted the urgency as only seven of 17 people ...

The payroll for these 12 teachers and the principal at the Eben Ezer School in Milot, Haiti, are all paid for by families and people in the Seacoast of Maine and New Hampshire. They annual Caribbean Nights dance party to support the school will be 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at 3S ArtSpace. More information ... children
Haiti made its presence known at the 7th Annual Orlando Caribbean Festival on Saturday, March 17. The music showcase was headlined by Haitian-American artist Wyclef Jean, and featured a line up that included Djakout #1, Harmonik and T-Vice. Other performers included Alison Hinds, Konshens, Tanto ... Artists
Two boys take a bath in a pool in the Central Plateau. Lee says: 'Haiti holds a special place in my heart since the first time I visited right after the 2010 earthquake'. Facebook Twitter Pinterest · Two boys taking a bath in a pool in the Central Plateau ...
Haitian-American pop star Jason Joel Desrouleaux aka "Jason Derulo" touched down in Haiti on Saturday, March 17. The singer and songwriter was accompanied by his parents, and welcome to Cap Haitian by Jessy Meno, the minister of tourism. He'll be shooting the official music video for his new song ...

"My father has never known how to be gentle with those who do not live up to his expectations," Apricot Irving writes in her new memoir, "The Gospel of Trees." Ms. Irving spent part of her childhood in Haiti, where her father, an agronomist, was a missionary. He believed strongly, often stubbornly, in the ...
According to an internal report seen by The Times, the charity attempted to "contain" sexual harassment allegations involving Raphael Mutiku, an aid worker who led Oxfam's installation of water supplies in Haiti after the earthquake. The documents claim to show a final written warning was issued to Mutiku, ... worker
BRIDGEPORT - A convicted robber who appealed to a judge Wednesday to be allowed to travel to Haiti to prepare for the funeral of his mother - left the court miserable. “What will I say to my family,” cried Jean Barjean in his heavy French accent as he left the courtroom. Barjean, 46, was convicted in 2013 ... worker
“After leaving Haiti for the first time, I started graduate school where I took a Post-Colonial literature course,” Mr. Johnson said. “The class and my visits to Haiti since have forced me to grapple with the difficulties that Haitians might face and my own understanding of the country. It's important to realize that an ... worker
A total of 201 Haitians were returned to Haiti Wednesday by the U.S. Coast Guard, the agency said, after two overloaded boats were intercepted near the Bahamas. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter spotted a 50-foot freighter Sunday 30 miles east of Great Inagua Island. The 86 migrants from that ... worker
The plan also includes recommendations on how to keep Haiti's youth from fleeing the country in search of better economic opportunities. According to data from the Migration Policy Institute, roughly 44,000 Haitians migrated to Chile in 2016; a stark contrast to the nearly 9,000 entries in 2015. While there ... worker
Haitian Times tech contributor Henry Beaucejour interviewed Dr. Jean-Jacques Rousseau who serves as a Technical Advisor in Innovation, Science, and Competitiveness to President Jovenel Moise. Dr. Rousseau is helping launch Alpha Haiti in Spring 2018, a new government initiative aimed at taking a ... worker
At a ceremony in Cap-Haitien, the United States Government and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) donated five patrol cars to the Haitian National Border Police (POLIFRONT). According to a U.S. Embassy press release, the cars and other donated materials will help support the Haitian ... worker
Attorney General Maura Healey has joined a coalition of 19 attorneys general in sending a letter to U.S. congressional leaders calling for the restoration of temporary protective status for natives of El Salvador and Haiti. “The Trump administration's cruel decision to end Temporary Protective Status for these ... worker
Few countries have struggled with development like Haiti. Since breaking free from French colonial rule over two centuries ago, the Caribbean state has weathered multiple foreign interventions, chronic political instability, and devastating natural disasters. The confluence of these forces has transformed ... worker
Measuring progress in a country such as Haiti with its myriad of challenges is risky, fraught with potential disappointment and few milestones. But my visit last fall with Sr. Janet Lehmann, director of the nursing program at University of Notre Dame Haiti's Jacmel campus, and some of the school's students ... worker

This Thursday, March 8, as part of International Women's Day, the European Union (EU) presents "Fanm Vanyan" a photographic exhibition that presents a series of 12 portraits of women representative of Haitian society today, photographed by the American photographer Nadia Todres, in their ... worker
CANTON — Frank Eveland is the sports director at the Canton YMCA. In his current position he organizes and runs youth and adult sports. For youth, that includes soccer, basketball, volleyball and baseball. For adults, there is co-ed volleyball, men's basketball league and pickleball. Additionally, he hosts ... worker
Haiti hired a public relations firm two months after President Donald Trump's “shithole” racist comment and other disparaging remarks that the President made about the hemisphere's poorest nation that continues to struggle to achieve economic development. Before his vulgar statement in January, Trump ... worker
Haitian artist, Ulrick Jean-Pierre, shared his creative perspective with the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper. Jean-Pierre paintings explore Haitian history. The art pieces range from Haitian historical figures to surrealist landscapes. His artwork has been featured at the Haitian National Museum sponsored ... worker
The National Association of Nurses and Licensed Nurses of Haiti (ANILH), in partnership with the Lorquet Foundation for a New Haiti (FOLONHA), will be hosting an information session and tasting fair to celebrate International Women's Day. This year's event will include a screening clinic for high blood ... worker
Relatives of those who died in the 2010 earthquake attend a memorial service at the mass grave site in Titanyen, on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday Jan. 12, 2012. Haitians are marking the second anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake with church services throughout the country on ... worker
Records show that Mercury is the only firm working on Haiti's behalf in the United States. Public relations services are needed, says one Haiti expert, so that “its detractors don't completely obliterate its image and its opportunity to have a good relationship with us.” “For them, this is image survival more than ... worker
At the 29th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community in Haiti, the country's Minister of Foreign Affairs Antonio Rodrigue signed an agreement with the Caribbean Development Bank's Vice-President (Operations), Monica La Bennett, to establish CDB's ... worker
After recalling its ambassador to the United Nations, the Haitian government skipped out on a UN retreat on cholera that recently took place in New York. This comes after a comment by Susan D. Page, the special representative and head of the United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti ... worker
Since the expiration of the registration period of the National Regularization Plan of Foreigners (NRPF-PNRE) in June 2015, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and its civil society partners have registered more than 230,000 Haitian migrants who returned or were deported from the ... worker
Friday, following the publication of the Presidential Order which stipulates that all local commercial transactions must be settled in Gourde from 1 March 2018 , Prime Minister Lafontant ... worker
Imagine instructing your mother in Haiti over the phone on how to deliver your cousin's baby. In 2012, Winfred Tovar's cousin, Rose Annette, not realizing she was pregnant, suffered a seizure and stroke while delivering twins in her home. Rose Annette believed that she was menopausal and consequently ... worker
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Haitian government says it is moving expeditiously to deal with the situation confronting teachers even as it said it was “deeply alarmed” by the demonstrations being staged by students “at the instigation of teachers and or trade unionists” in several cities in the ... worker
Hamilton firefighters and their families are making a difference with a new effort to help kids overseas. What started as creating and selling T-shirts to send a few kids in Haiti to school became something so much bigger. Tucked away in downtown Hamilton on high street is a place where love is made. worker
Port-au-Prince, Haiti – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will establish its first country office in the Republic of Haiti later this year. Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Antonio Rodrigue and the Bank's Vice-President (Operations), Monica La Bennett, signed the Agreement on ... worker
Rotarian Brenda Rosier has seen, first-hand, the devastation that has consumed Haiti. Rosier has been involved in the Eben-Ezer Farm Project in Haiti, which supplies Forte Liberte with clean water, for more than 13 years, making a total of 13 trips to the area and marveling in the progress that has been ... worker
The humanitarian context in Haiti in 2018 continues on the same course as the end of 2017. The estimated number of people in severe food insecurity stands at 1.32 million according to the October 2017 IPC report. One million out of the 2.1 million people affected by Hurricane Matthew are still in need of ... worker
This was not what he had envisioned for his new life in Chile. In October, before he left Haiti, the 28-year-old had considered going to Brazil or Mexico, the route for previous waves of Haitian migrants hoping to eventually make it to the United States, but he ruled those countries out after recent changes in ... worker
According to a series of news reports, Oxfam U.K.'s Haiti director hired prostitutes and organized orgy-like parties at a charity-run villa set up after the devastating 2010 earthquake. Oxfam representatives reportedly traded aid for sex — some of the girls may have been as young as 14. Oxfam U.K. leaders ... worker
The Vassar Haiti Project's sixth annual Art and Soul reception and fundraiser will pay tribute to Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, co-founder of Partners in Health, a non-profit organization with programs on five continents. Farmer is acting chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard ... worker
Haiti's ambassador to Washington, Paul Altidor, has been on a mission to show his native country's best and brightest side since mid-January, in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's reported disparaging remarks about Haitian immigrants. Trump's reported use of a vulgar term to describe Haiti and ... worker
The army is also a contemporary sign of Haiti's sovereignty, something foreign powers have long undercut. It took decades for regional states to recognize Haiti as a country after its revolution. In 1825, French warships besieged the country's ports, forcing the young nation to pay 150 million francs ($21 ... worker
An International Monetary Fund staff team led by Chris Walker, IMF Mission Chief for Haiti, visited Port-au-Prince from February 20-25, to carry out discussions with the Haitian authorities on a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP). At the conclusion of the mission, Alejandro Werner, Director of the IMF's Western ... worker
Immigrants are suing President Donald Trump to block his administration from ending certain protections for Haitians and Salvadorans. A lawsuit filed Thursday argues the decision to end Temporary Protected Status for Haiti and El Salvador is "tainted by discrimination." Under TPS, people from certain ... worker
Join us as we celebrate Haiti's vibrant culture, history and unique arts and crafts. Mingle with our Haitian guests as you enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and desserts. Learn about the compelling work Haiti Partners are engaged in and have your "passport" stamped at each “destination” to be entered ... worker
The Jackubowskis served with the Northwest Haiti Christian Mission, which runs various programs in the small Caribbean country, including an orphanage, ... scenarios and teaching them basic delivery and neonatal resuscitation techniques at NWHCM's 24-hour birthing center, the second-largest in Haiti. worker
(WDBJ7) A local church leader is back from a week-long trip to Haiti. Eric Long is the rector at St. John's Episcopal Church in Roanoke. He and 10 others from the church visited Haiti. Their mission was largely to help with medical needs. Haiti was also hit last year by Hurricane Irma. The rector says much of ... worker
The American military occupation of Haiti between 1915 and 1934 built much-needed infrastructure, but it created an indigenous military organization that would interfere in Haitian political life well into the 1990s. President Bill Clinton's invasion in 1994 restored Haiti's first democratically elected president ... worker
More than one year after Hurricane Matthew made landfall, the humanitarian situation in Haiti remains challenging. The country is affected by cholera outbreaks, food insecurity, malnutrition, migration and natural disasters. In 2017, more than 13,747 suspected cholera cases and 159 deaths were reported ... worker
Lexius Saint Martin and his wife Mindy and their sons Marcus, left, and Donovan at their home in Waterville on Jan. 29, 2018. Lexius Saint Martin was deported to Haiti Tuesday morning. Contributed photo ... worker
Dr. Bigda told 22News, the gift from Holyoke police will further his work on the island, “So anytime donations that we get are used exclusively for medical supplies, nothing is used for administrative cost. When I go to Haiti it's pure medicine, I am nothing more than just a doctor, all I have is our efforts.”. worker
Government-funded charity World Vision has denied allegations its staff coerced survivors of Haiti's catastrophic 2010 earthquake into having sex. Paid employees of the evangelical Christian humanitarian aid charity were accused of forcing Haitians to have sex or pay for aid in 2010, according to a report ... worker
Claire Nicholls, St. George's director of youth ministry, has been bringing the parish's teenagers to Haiti every summer but three since 2003. (Since the cholera epidemic following a devastating 2010 earthquake, they've alternated with trips to Italy, but there will be two trips with juniors and seniors this year.). worker


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