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Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

Democrats plot TPS strategy as deadline looms

Haiti: A half dozen United States Democratic lawmakers have met with Haiti’s ambassador to the United States in what has been described as an intimate dinner to craft a new strategy aimed at convincing the Trump administration to extend the Temporary Protected Program (TPS) set to expire in January 2018 that allows thousands of Haitians to work and live in the United States. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

Popular Caribbean incumbents secure wins

Haiti: Two popular Caribbean incumbents were victorious Tuesday in New York City Democratic Primary Elections. Haitian Dr. Mathieu Eugene, who represents the 40th Council District in Brooklyn, and Jumaane Williams, the son of Grenadian immigrants, representative for the adjacent 45th Council District in Brooklyn, were re-elected in the low-voter turn-out. Comment