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Rev. Jacques Dady Jean Presented With The National Haitian American Elected Officials Network Community Champion Award

MENA FN 31 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - EIN Presswire) Rev. Jacques Dady Jean was surrounded by the Massachusetts Haitian American current and former elected officials and his family as he was presented the NHAEON Community ... .

Haitian gangsters kidnap Cuban medical brigade driver

Jamaica Observer 31 Jan 2023
The statement added "efforts were initiated with the Haitian authorities" to ensure the driver's safe and prompt release ... This was not the first kidnapping of a brigade member by members of gangs that control more than half of Haitian territory ... .

Alternative Haitian Prime Minister Benoit Elected by Opposition Gov't Resigns

Urdu Point 31 Jan 2023
Steven Benoit who was elected by the Haitian opposition government as its prime minister decided to resign on Tuesday and invited internationally recognized Prime Minister Ariel Henry to follow suit ... The CNT has appointed Haitian politician Fritz Jean as the provisional president of its government and Benoit as its prime minister.

US Charges Additional 4 Men for Roles in Plot to Kill Haitian President - Justice Dept.

Urdu Point 31 Jan 2023
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 01st February, 2023) The United States charged four additional men over their role in the assassination of former Haitian president Jovenel Moise in 2021 after they were detained in the country and transferred to the United States, the Justice Department said in a press release.

Fear of kidnappings driving Haitian women to flee to Puerto Rico

La Prensa Latina 31 Jan 2023
San Juan, Jan 31 (EFE).- Hedwige Brenord, a 51-year-old Haitian-born woman, lost her niece, Rose F ... Eleven Haitian ... According to the US Customs and Border Protection agency, a total of 929 Haitians arrived in Puerto Rico in 2022, three times as many as in the previous year (310).

Haitians in US Feel Pressure to Sponsor Friends, Family Back Home

Voa News 31 Jan 2023
Haitians in the United States are facing enormous pressure to help family and friends under a U.S ... President Joe Biden, a Democrat, has struggled with a record number of migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, including the arrival of more than 10,000 Haitians to southern Texas in September 2021.

Haitians in the US feel pressure to sponsor friends, family back home

The Daily Herald 31 Jan 2023
MIAMI--Haitians in the United States are facing enormous pressure to help family and friends under a U.S ... President Joe Biden, a Democrat, has struggled with a record number of migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border including the arrival of more than 10,000 Haitians to southern Texas in September 2021.

Opera by Haitian-Canadian composer to premiere during Black History Month: Collaboration between David Bontemps and ...

Victoria Advocate 31 Jan 2023
When 44-year-old Haitian-Canadian composer David Bontemps was told in the summer of 2020 that the Orchestre classique de Montréal (OCM), then led by the late Boris Brott, wanted to produce his first chamber opera, La Flambeau, he was more than thankful ... Steeped in Haitian lore and ...

Homeland Security chief defends parole process for Cubans, Haitians during Miami visit

The Miami Herald 30 Jan 2023
The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Monday defended a parole process that allows up to 30,000 Haitians, Cubans, Nicaraguans, and Venezuelans a month to come to ... .

300 Migrants Rescued from Overloaded Sailing Vessel near Haitian Coast

Breitbart 29 Jan 2023
U.S. Coast Guardsmen rescued nearly 300 migrants attempting to flee Haiti on a sailing vessel. Photos show the migrants packed on the deck of the overloaded boat ... .

Tony Montana's theme music influenced Haitian composer David Bontemps' new opera

CBC 28 Jan 2023
It's called "La Flambeau" on purpose — an intentional grammatical error. And it was the first four syllables of Faubert Bolivar's play (res publica) that inspired composer David Bontemps to write his first opera ... .

Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas to visit Miami, meet with Haitians and Cubans

The Miami Herald 28 Jan 2023
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is visiting Miami on Monday, where he will meet with the local Haitian and Cuban communities as well as local and federal authorities ... .

Haitian authorities plead for calm. Promise better protection for cops after gang attacks

The Miami Herald 28 Jan 2023
Haitian authorities vowed Friday to continue the fight against criminal armed gangs who this week plunged the volatile Caribbean nation into a new crisis after their “targeted” armed attacks left ... .

Haitian police rebels protest is paralysing Port-au-Prince

The Gleaner 27 Jan 2023
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Outraged rebel police officers paralysed Port-au-Prince on Thursday, roaring through the streets on motorcycles in protest of a slew of killings of police officers by Haitian gangs. More than a hundred... .

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