Haitian Migrants at US-Mexico Border: An Exclusive Report

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By Christiane Ndedi Essombe Haiti Chery California border, December 2016 The US-Mexico border witnessed at its doors in 2016 thousands of Haitians who sought to enter the US. At the San Ysidro port of entry alone, south of San Diego, over … Continue reading

Haiti’s Depopulation: A Globalist Project
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By Dady Chery Haiti Chery A full two-thirds of the earthquake casualties in Haiti on January 12, 2010 were directly due to policies that the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), World Bank, and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) put … Continue reading

Violence, Arson Against Haitians in Dominican Republic
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By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. For every embargo against the Dominican Republic (DR), there come a rash of repatriations and other abuses of Haitians. Rights groups call on the Haitian government to speak up for its nationals and denounce the abuses against them in the DR.

Lolita in the Dominican Republic

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By Staff, Diario Libre | Humberta, Diaspora Women | Editorial comment by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. The Dominican Republic has the highest percentage of pregnant adolescents of all Latin American and Caribbean countries. According to the Statistical Yearbook of Public Health, there were 118,730 births in 2011, 60% of them to mothers under 18 years old. Moreover, 40% of these births were by Caesarian section. Instead of confronting these problems, Dominicans have focused on Haitian births.

Record Numbers Deported, Thousands of Their Children Taken By Current U.S. Administration

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By Staff, Huffington Post. More than 5,100 children were living in foster care in January 2012 because their parents were detained or deported, according to a study released by the Applied Research Center, which advocates for immigration reform.

Selma March 47 Years Later Unites Generations, Races For Voting, Immigrants’ Rights

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By Trymaine Lee, Huff Post Black Voices | Ed Treleven and Mary Spicuzza, Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. People of all ages, races and from throughout the U.S. joined immigrants for a one-week march from Selma to Montgomery on March 3-9 to protest the HB-56 law in Alabama and voter-identification laws of several U.S. states. UPDATES: Mar 7, Wisconsin judge halts enforcement of voter ID law; Mar 12, Second Wisconsin judge strikes down the law; Mar 12, US Justice Department rejects the Texas voter ID law.

Over 15,000 Haitians Repatriated from Dominican Republic in 2011

By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. Authorities in the Dominican Republic repatriated over 15,000 Haitian nationals in 2011. Individual interviews by the Support Group for Repatriated and Refugees GARR uncovered a pattern of sudden removals, sometimes at night: practices that disregard a Memorandum of Agreement on Repatriation Mechanisms signed by Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

‘Manifesto for Human Rights of Haitian Immigrants in Brazil’ Drafted by Latin AmericansDes universités et organisations du Brésil et de l’Amérique latine exigent la défense des droits humains des migrants haïtiensMANIFESTO EM DEFESA DOS DIREITOS HUMANOS DE IMIGRANTES HAITIANOS

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Jesuit Refugee Service for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC SJR), AlterPresse | Translated by Dady Chery, Haiti | Centro de Direitos Humanos e Cidadania do Imigrante. Signatories to a manifesto for the human rights of Haitian immigrants recommend that the Brazilian government work with UNASUR, CELAC, and various Latin-American governmental and non-governmental organizations to host the new Haitian immigrants in South America. (English | French | Portuguese)

Hunger in the U.S.

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By Staff, Minority News | Black Radio Network. A USDA report shows that “food insecurity” (hunger) is high for households near or below the poverty line ($22,350 for a family of four) — typically households with children headed by a single woman or man, and black and Hispanic households.

Haitians Emigrating to Brazil UndocumentedHaitianos indocumentados llegan en BrasilPara barrar haitianos, Brasil tenta acordos com serviços secretos

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ImmiBy Staff, Efe via Listín Diario | By Najla Passos, Carta Maior | Translated from Spanish and Portuguese by David Holmes Morris for lo-de-alla. Some 500 undocumented Haitian immigrants entered the Brazilian city of Brasileia, in the last three days of 2011. The illegal entry might have been dangerous and mediated by human traffickers. Some Brazilian officials are suggesting that a set number of Haitian immigrants should be allowed legal entry into the country. UPDATE on Feb 2, 2012 from AlterPresse: During a visit to Haiti, Brazilian President Dilma Rousef said that her country would grant 1200 visas per year for the next five years for the legal entry of Haitians into Brazil. (English | Spanish, Portuguese)

Florence Mourning Racist Murder of Senegalese

By Angelo Van Schaik, Radio Netherlands via All Africa. Senegalese immigrants expressed their outrage on the streets of Florence, Italy, after the news on Tuesday December 13 that an Italian man linked to extreme right-wing circles killed two Senegalese street venders and critically injured three others before shooting himself.

Interviews of Sonia Pierre, in MemoriamEntrevistas de Sonia Pierre, in Memoriam

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By Sonia Pierre, You Tube, Courtesy of Global Fund for Children | RFK Center. Sonia Pierre was the founder and director of Movimiento de Mujeres Dominico-Haitianas (MUDHA). Sonia’s death on Sunday, December 4, 2011 is a great loss to Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Watch her speak in these videos about her passions and plans. (English | Spanish)

Undocumented, Unafraid: Alabama Immigrants Resist Harsh Law

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By Eduardo Soriano-Castillo, Labor Notes | Staff, Southern Poverty Law Center. Young immigrants in Alabama were joined by allies from labor and civil rights groups for a series of actions to announce they are undocumented and unafraid. UPDATE: Federal District Court halts Alabama law’s discriminatory housing practice.

Harm Not Those Strangers That Pollinate

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By Morgan Kelly, SPX via Seed Daily | Editorial comment by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. Invasive non-native species, such as rodents who pollinate plants, can become essential to ecosystems, according to a discovery that could change how scientists and governments approach the restoration of natural spaces.