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In an interview with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin this week, outgoing South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford said he wasn’t a “fan” of birthright citizenship and believed that people who come to the United States. “from Haiti or anywhere else” shouldn’t necessarily have access to it. In fact, if Sanford had his way, it would…

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  Wyclef Jean is putting his story on film with a little helming from Netflix. The streaming-service is prepping an animated film based on the Grammy-winner’s childhood in Haiti and we can’t wait to see it. “I grew up in extreme poverty, but I was rich with imagination,” Jean said in a statement. “Now to […]

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PORT-DE-PAIX, Haiti (AP) — For some Haitians fearing new aftershocks, the best place to spend the night is under a tree. The one-two punch of a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northern Haiti on Saturday that destroyed houses and killed at least 12 people followed by a strong 5.2 magnitude aftershock on Sunday has residents worried […]

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At least 12 people are dead and more than 100 people are injured after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit the northwest region of the island nation Sunday.

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American Airlines is shaking up its flight schedule to Haiti and the move could greatly impact Haitians in Florida who will be inconvenienced by the move. According to the Miami Herald, come Nov. 3, AA is reducing its direct flights to the country’s capital. Passengers will no longer be able to fly direct to Toussaint […]

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A Virginia man who traveled to Haiti to groom and engage in illicit sexual activity […]

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In an exclusive interview with theGrio, we spoke to Dr. Nikongo BaNikongo about what he hopes to accomplish with the lawsuit against the president of the Dominican Republic and why Black Americans should be paying closer attention to this issue.

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  Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned Saturday before Parliament after a plan to raise gas prices sparked violent and deadly protests, news organizations are reporting. Lafontant offered his resignation as Parliament prepared to host a vote of no confidence, Yves Germain Joseph, general secretary of Haiti’s National Palace, told CNN. Lafontant informed Haitian […]

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration’s decision to end a program that lets immigrants […]

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MIAMI (AP) — The NAACP has sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, citing President Donald Trump's disparaging comments about immigrants and their home countries as evidence of racial discrimination influencing his administration's decision to end protections for roughly 60,000 Haitians...

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The Trump administration has removed Haiti from a list of countries whose citizens are allowed […]

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Baltimore City Councilman Kristerfer Burnett takes issues affecting Haitians in America personally. One would expect […]

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Ageless Beauty, Entertainment, Film, Garcelle Beauvais, Haiti, Her Side, Interracial Dating, spider-man, The Jamie Foxx Show, Timeless Beauty -

As “Spider-Man: Homecoming” surpasses the $500 million box-office mark worldwide, veteran actress Garcelle Beauvais is […]

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Buffalo Bills, Haiti, Marcell Dareus, NFL -

The rush of anticipation moved the 6-foot-3, 331-pound Marcell Dareus to the edge of his first-class aisle seat on a plane bound for the Caribbean. “No headphones, no music, no talking, nothing but silence,” the Buffalo Bills defensive tackle recalled. “I didn’t know what to say. After all of these years, I was finally on […]

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Happy Star Wars Day, kiddos. Different people celebrate this in different ways, but for this airline they’re doing things right. TBS will air all the films in the series Thursday night, and remember The Last Jedi comes out Dec. 15. "May the 4th Be With You" C-3PO ANA jet has just launched as 4th STAR […]

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Elvis Dumervil, Haiti, Jason Pierre-Paul, Mario Elie, NFL -

UPDATE — Even before Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti last weekend, Washington Redskinswide receiver Pierre Garcon and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Elvis Dumervil were thinking of home. Both players are first-generation Haitian-Americans, representing just a small part of an ever-expanding pipeline of athletic talent. Their attachment to Haiti remains strong, so Sunday after Washington beat Baltimore, Redskins […]

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Haiti’s embattled interim President Jocelerme Privert has ordered the country’s 5.8 million voters to the […]

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Slavery transformed America and European nations into an economic superpowers. American alone stole over $100 […]

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Caribbean, Groupe d'Appui aux Rapatries et Refugies, Haiti, Haitian Migrants, IOM, News, OCHA, World -

Since June 2015, an increasing number of migrants have been deported or have voluntarily returned […]

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Caribbean, Haiti, Haitian aid, Haitian Election Crisis, Haitian Elections, Jocelerme Privert, John Kirby, News, US Haitian aid, US Haitian Relations, World -

The Obama administration on Thursday denied its suspension of electoral assistance to Haiti was for […]

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The United States has decided to suspend financial assistance to Haiti’s electoral officials as they […]

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Manaus, Brazil — Halfway through the Olympic torch relay — a spectacle designed to unite […]

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A bipartisan group of 158 members of Congress has accused the Obama administration of a […]

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