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Haitian-American GOP lawmaker, Mia Love, meets with Trump following insulting remark about Haiti

Posted by on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, In : Diaspora 
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The only Haitian-American member of the United States Congress, Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love, met with President Trump Tuesday morning amid fallout from the president's reported use of the phrase "shithole countries" to describe Haiti, El Salvador, and some African nations during a meeting with lawmakers last Thursday.

The office of the congresswoman who had already condemned the reported comment of the President as "elitist, divisive and unkind", released the following statement about the me...

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President Moise met with Haitian community in France during Europe tour

Posted by on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, In : Diaspora 

President Jovenel Moïse, met yesterday in Paris, members of the Haitian community in France on the sidelines of his official tour of Europe.

Warmly welcomed in a festive atmosphere, President Jovenel Moïse told his compatriots of the diaspora of the determination of his administration to work to put Haiti on the path of sustainable development through the conduct of the Caravan of Change, a strategy to put the state apparatus at the service of the Haitian people.

The President took the opport...

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Chilean President met "Haitian Hero" who saved woman trying to commit suicide by jumping from 9th floor building

Posted by on Saturday, November 25, 2017, In : Diaspora 
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The President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, received on Wednesday in La Moneda, the seat of the presidency of Chile, Richard Joseph, the Haitian national who has transformed since last Sunday into a "hero" after saving the life of a woman who was trying to commit suicide by throwing herself from the ninth floor of a building in the municipality of Independencia, when Joseph somehow miraculously caught her as she came down.

Besides Richard Joseph, resident in Chile for three years, the mayor of ...

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Haitian President has upset the diaspora during his visit in Miami

Posted by on Monday, June 19, 2017, In : Diaspora 

Moise at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami, posing with a member of the Haitian community.

Haitian President Jovenel Moise has upset the Haitian community in Miami during his recent trip there, after he abruptly cancelled his Friday scheduled meeting with some 25 Haitians who currently benefit from the Temporary Protected Status in the United States.

President Moise was suppose to meet with the group before his larger meeting at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami to answer their ...

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