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Haitian Citizen Sentenced for Illegal Re-entry into United States

Obanette Jean, age 35, and a citizen of Haiti, was sentenced today to time served (55 days in jail) for illegal re-entry into the United States.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Robert N. Garcia, Acting Chief Patrol Agent, United States Border Patrol, Swanton Sector. Continue reading


Haiti’s New Government: Real Change?

Haiti has a new government, but new Prime Minister Ceant’s meetings with the IMF and World Bank do not predict major political or economic shifts. Ceant needs to clear the air on corruption scandals so he can gain the support needed to put Haiti back on the path to sovereignty. Continue reading

Haitians in U.S. After 2010 Quake Should Stay, States Tell Judge

The Trump administration can’t dodge a lawsuit over its plan to scrap the special immigrant status granted to tens of thousands of Haitians after an earthquake devastated the island nation in 2010, attorneys general for 17 states told a judge weighing a U.S. request to throw the case out. Continue reading

IDB approves USD 33.5 mln to finance solid waste management in Haiti

The new program will provide the region with infrastructure for integrated solid waste management, including the construction of a center for the integrated management of solid municipal and assimilable waste located in Mouchinette. Continue reading

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