Local Haitians work to rebuild their country

Local Haitians work to rebuild their country

“Haitians in Toronto have always rallied to help their country throughout its various adversities, whether it’s severe damage from hurricanes, mud slides, drought and who can forget the devastating 2010 earthquake?” Dr. Eric Pierre, honourary consul general for Haiti, told The Camera. His comments came in an interview Monday on the dire situation in Haiti […]

Haiti’s Dubourg to receive award

Haitian-born MP Emmanuel Dubourg will receive the African Canadian Achievement Award (ACAA) for Excellence in Politics on Feb. 20 at St. Jane Mallett Theatre. Dubourg will be joined by 13 high-achieving African Canadians at the ceremony inside the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. This is an addition to his numerous […]

Baby Doc case reopened

Baby Doc case reopened

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, has welcomed a decision by the appeal court in Haiti to open new investigations into former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier for crimes against humanity. Amnesty International said the decision is a “major boost for the victims in their long quest for truth and justice”. “This much-needed […]

US President encouraged by plans for long-overdue elections

US President encouraged by plans for long-overdue elections

WASHINGTON D.C, United States, Friday February 7, 2014 (CMC) – US President Barack Obama says he is encouraged with the progress being made by Haiti in scheduling long overdue elections in the country. During a meeting with Haitian President Michel Martelly on Thursday, Obama noted Haiti’s progress since the devastation, including improvements in security and […]

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