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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Security Council underscores opportunities for Haiti’s reform

Haiti: In wrapping up a three-day visit to Haiti, a United Nations Security Council delegation said that it has accomplished the objectives of the mission, including a first-hand look into how best the global body could contribute to the country’s lasting stability and development. Comment

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

UN seeks funding to counter cholera in Haiti

Haiti: The United Nations deputy chief on Wednesday called on Member States to fund the organization’s new strategy to counter cholera in Haiti, stressing that the initiative is facing a critical shortage of resources. Comment

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Kelly continues to cast uncertainty about fate of Haitians on TPS

Haiti: Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security, John Kelly, continues to cast uncertainty on the eventual fate of 58,000 undocumented Haitians who has been granted limited Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to remain in the US, according to reports. Comment

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Bichotte welcomes constituents to Albany for Haitian Unity Day

Haiti: State Assemblymembers Rodneyse Bichotte, Michaelle Solages, Kimberly Jean-Pierre, Clyde Vanel and Ellen Jaffee, as well as Senators Kevin Parker, David Carlucci and Leroy Comrie, on Tuesday, May 30 hosted more than 100 of their dignitaries, colleagues and constituents as part of Haitian Unity Day in Albany. Comment

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Williams, Bichotte celebrate Haitian Flag Day

Haiti: Brooklyn Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Deputy Leader, Council Member Brad Lander, and Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte on May 17 hosted the Haitian Flag Day celebration at Shapeshifter Lab. Comment