Fatal boat trip highlights Haitians fleeing violence
Haitians are fleeing in greater numbers to the neighboring Dominican Republic, where they step onto rickety wooden boats as they attempt to reach Puerto Rico — a trip in which 11 Haitian women drowned this week, with dozens of other migrants believed missing.
Group gathers in Dania Beach to call for end to deportations, equal treatment for Haitians
After a number of Haitian deportations, a group of about 40 people gathered outside the Dania Beach Border Patrol station Saturday, calling for an end to deportations and equal treatment for the people of Haiti.
WH: Ukraine rebel request a 'false flag' op
The White House says the request by Ukrainian separatists for Russian military assistance in the face of supposed "aggression" by Ukraine's government is an example of the "false flag" operations the West has consistently warned against. (Feb. 23)news.yahoo.com
Canadian ambassador calls for 'inclusive' Haiti accord
Ahead of an international conference on Haiti led by his country, Canada’s ambassador to the Caribbean nation is calling for a politically “inclusive accord” to address a deepening constitutional crisis following the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moïsewashingtonpost.com
Haiti's Senate reconvenes after 1 year amid instability
Haiti’s Senate has reconvened for the first time in a year with only a handful of legislators present, a move that highlights the country’s dysfunctional government as it prepares for elections following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïsewashingtonpost.com
Haitian prime Minister survives assassination attempt. But was it FAKE?
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave weigh in on the reported assassination attempt against Haiti's prime minister, Ariel Henry About Rising: Rising is a weekday morning show with bipartisan hosts that breaks the mold of morning TV by taking viewers inside the halls of Washington power like never before. The show leans into the day's political cycle with cutting edge analysis from DC insiders who can predict what is going to happen. It also sets the day's political agenda by breaking exclusive news with a team of scoop-driven reporters and demanding answers during interviews with the country's most important political newsmakers. Follow Rising on social media: Website: Hill.TV Facebook: facebook.com/HillTVLive/ Instagram: @HillTVLive Twitter: @HillTVLivenews.yahoo.com
Missionaries kidnapped by a gang in Haiti sneaked past guards and used the light of the stars and moon to escape over rugged terrain, Ohio agency says
A spokesman for Christian Aid Ministries said the hostages walked for hours across rugged terrain before finding someone who could help them.news.yahoo.com
Church agency: Captive missionaries made daring escape
Captive missionaries in Haiti found freedom last week by making a daring overnight escape, eluding their kidnappers and walking for miles over difficult, moonlit terrain with an infant and other children in tow, according to the agency they work for, officials said Monday. The group of 12 navigated by stars to reach safety after a two-month kidnapping ordeal, officials with the Christian Aid Ministries, the Ohio-based agency that the captive missionaries work for, said Monday at a press conference. The detailed accounting of their journey to safety comes after news Thursday that the missionaries were free.news.yahoo.com
Ex-protester, far-right lawmaker to meet in Chilean runoff
A conservative lawmaker with a history of defending Chile’s military dictatorship and a former student protest leader are headed to a polarizing presidential runoff after failing to garner enough votes to win the country’s election outrightwashingtonpost.com
"No photo!": A visual essay of Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti is not one story. Photographer Roberto Abd, working with reporter Alberto Arce, spent four weeks in Haiti and came away with a kaleidoscopic collection of images -- fragments of slices of life in a tumultuous land. One Saturday evening, after a shootout between policemen and a gang, Abd saw a corpse laying face-down in the street with passersby averting their gazes in a common form of self-defense: See no evil to save yourself.news.yahoo.com
The Trailer’s guide to the November congressional elections
Three new members of Congress will officially or essentially be chosen in special elections happening Nov. 2: The general elections in Ohio’s 11th and 15th congressional districts and the Democratic primary for Florida’s 20th.washingtonpost.com
Kidnapped in Haiti
By Layla DavidsonAlmost 17 American missionaries are now reported kidnapped by gang members in Haiti, including 14 adults and three minors. On Saturday, the missionaries traveled to Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, and they got abducted when they were en route. Kidnappings in Haiti have increased throughout 2021. More than 628 kidnappings have taken place since January. The investigation is still ongoing, and Haiti’s security forces will provide more information at a later date.thewestsidegazette.com
Eye Opener: American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti
More than a dozen American missionaries have been kidnapped by a gang in Haiti. Also, jury selection begins in the murder trial of the men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.news.yahoo.com
Broward Health Donates $250,000 of PPE and Medical Supplies for Haiti Earthquake Relief
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Broward Health today donated $250,000 worth of PPE and medical supplies to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. “Our nurses, doctors and so many in the community asked if we could step up following the earthquake in Haiti this past August,” said Shane Strum, president, and CEO of Broward Health. The medical supplies donated today will be shipped to the southern peninsula, which was most greatly affected by the earthquake. “This should be a message to influence others,” said Sidney Coupet, D.O., a Haitian American internal medicine physician at Broward Health. “We should get together and give back to the global society.”State Representative Marie Paule Woodson, also of Haitian descent, thanked Broward Health for the donation, saying, “Actions say more than words.thewestsidegazette.com
Haitian American politicians ask Biden to stop all deportations during ‘mass migration’
Members of the National Haitian-American Elected Officials Network met on Tuesday in Miami-Dade County to announce they will continue to send requests to the President Joe Biden administration to halt deportations of Haitian migrants.
This Week in South Florida Full Episode: September 26, 2021
On the latest episode of This Week in South Florida, hosts Glenna Milberg and Michael Putney are joined by Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, North Miami City Councilmembers Alix Desulme and Mary Estime-Irvin, Haiti Consul General in South Florida Stephane Gilles, and FIU infectious disease expert Dr. Aileen Marty.
This Week in South Florida Podcast: September 26, 2021
On the latest episode of the This Week in South Florida podcast, hosts Glenna Milberg and Michael Putney are joined by Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, North Miami City Councilmembers Alix Desulme and Mary Estime-Irvin, Haiti Consul General in South Florida Stephane Gilles, and FIU infectious disease expert Dr. Aileen Marty.
Congresswoman ‘pissed’ about treatment of Haitians at Texas border, says some are being sheltered in Miami
U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Florida held a news conference Thursday afternoon with other elected officials and community activists to discuss the treatment of Haitian migrants at the Texas border.