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With ‘long-awaited’ elections set to begin in Haiti, Ban urges peaceful … – UN News Centre


UN News Centre

With 'long-awaited' elections set to begin in Haiti, Ban urges peaceful ...
UN News Centre
7 August 2015 – Welcoming the upcoming presidential, legislative and local elections in Haiti, which will begin on Sunday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need to ensure credible and peaceful polls. “These long-awaited ...

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Haiti Has Received Billions of Dollars in Foreign Aid, but Remains … – Atlanta Black Star


Atlanta Black Star

Haiti Has Received Billions of Dollars in Foreign Aid, but Remains ...
Atlanta Black Star
_84716481_008538585-1 Since its shattering earthquake five years ago Haiti has received billions of dollars of foreign aid. But for all the international largesse the country remains impoverished and ill-governed and many believe this weekend's delayed ...

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Haiti Nears Vote in Long-delayed Legislative Election – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaHaiti Nears Vote in Long-delayed Legislative ElectionVoice of AmericaThe vote is also a test for the Haitian National Police, which will take full control of security during election season, because the U.N. Stabilization Mission in Hai...

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North Augusta’s Second Providence Baptist basketball game to benefit Haitian … – The Augusta Chronicle


North Augusta's Second Providence Baptist basketball game to benefit Haitian ...
The Augusta Chronicle
On Aug. 15, “Old School” basketball players will face off against the “New School” in a game to benefit Christian Haitian Outreach, an orphanage in Port-Au-Prince. The game is sponsored by Second Providence Baptist Church in North Augusta, which has ...

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After Haitian President Tells Woman to “Go Get a Man,” Female Ministers Resign … – Miami New Times


Miami New Times

After Haitian President Tells Woman to "Go Get a Man," Female Ministers Resign ...
Miami New Times
Haitian President Michel Martelly, a star singer who went by the stage name "Sweet Micky," already had plenty of problems in his desperately struggling nation. Entering the final year of his five-year term, he's been widely condemned for corrupting the ...
Martelly's sexist gaffe leads to cracks in Haitian governmentMiami Herald

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Why Is Obama Silent on the Dominican Deportation Crisis? – The American Prospect


The American Prospect

Why Is Obama Silent on the Dominican Deportation Crisis?
The American Prospect
The sugar cane industry in the Dominican Republic is massive—the United States buys 200,000 tons of sugar from Dominican cane growers—and many of the cane cutters who toil in the sun for minimal pay are Haitian immigrants. While the CAFTA-DR ...
The Dominican Foreign Minister Went To NJ To Stop A ResolutionHuffington Post

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Connecticut’s immigrant atrocity – Waterbury Republican American


Connecticut's immigrant atrocity
Waterbury Republican American
ICE claims that, upon his release from prison, it couldn't deport Jacques because he would not produce any documents associating him with his native country, Haiti. So, having attempted murder once already in Norwich, Jacques simply was set free, and ...

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