The Haitian Internet Newsletter

Does a Haitian National loose his Nationality when he becomes a U.S. Citizen

United States Passport There is a big constitutional issue in Haiti over Nationality and I think some very smart people are confusing "Nationality" with "Citizenship"... QUESTION: Do Haitians loose their Nationality when they become a U.S. Citizens? more »

Haiti Diplomacy - Ambassador Daniel Supplice presents his Credence letter to Danilo Medina

PHOTO: Haiti Ambassador Danielle Supplice and Dominican President Danilo Medina Daniel Supplice presented his credentials to President Danilo Medina in his capacity as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Haiti to the Dominican Republic Monday 20 Apr 2015... more »

Haiti Justice - Appeal filed in case of freed indicted kidnapper Sonson La Familia

PHOTO: Haiti - Sonson La Familia Released from Prison A chief Haiti prosecutor has appealed a controversial court ruling that led to the release and acquittal of Woodly Ethéart, aka Sonson Lafamilia, an indicted kidnapper with close ties to the presidential family and charged with murder, drug trafficking and operating a kidnapping ring. more »

Haiti Police - UDMO Ouest Headquarters Moving to Cite Soley, Officers Angry

UDMO - Police Nationale d'Haiti The Haiti Departmental Unit for the Maintenance of Order (UDMO) in Capital Port-au-Prince has been asked to pack their bags and move to a new headquarter in Cite Soley... UDMO officers are really angry and resisting this move... more »

Haiti Justice - Obama Administration concerned about Sonson La Familia Release from Prision

PHOTO: Haiti - Sonson La Familia Released from Prison The United States is 'concerned' about ruling in Haiti kidnapping case... The Obama administration said it was concerned about the speed of a court ruling in Haiti that saw charges suddenly dropped in the indictment of an accused kidnapper with close ties to the family of President Michel Martelly. more »

Haitian Diaspora Talk - Niece in Haiti discourages her auntie from coming back to Live in Haiti...

Pa Rele-m Diaspora, Mwen Se Haitien Recently, overheard a niece in Haiti discouraging her auntie from coming back to Live in Haiti... "You are a diaspora," she said, "Everyone will think you have money. don't come live here, it is too dangerous..." Seriously??? more »

Haiti Drug Lord Jacques Ketant to be Released from Prison in the United States

PHOTO - Jacques Ketant - Haitian Drug Lord Notorious Haitian cocaine kingpin Jacques Ketant who accused former Haiti president Jean Bertrand Aristide of accepting drug-related bribes will be released from a USA prison after his 27-year sentence was reduced in half due to his cooperation that led to many other arrests of big drug dealers in Haiti... more »

Haiti Justice - Gonaives Government Commissioner Enock Genes Fired over scandal

The Haiti Government Commissioner of Gonaives, Comissaire du gouvernement Enock Génés, was fired over a scandal involving a prisoner being escorted by police to a bank to make a bank to bank money transfer... more »

New Haiti Education Police Officers - EDUPOL - to begin protecting Haitian Students

PHOTO: Haiti EDUPOL - Haiti Education Police - First Promotion Haiti has just graduated the first promotion of Community Education Police officers, EDUPOL... 57 police officers will be deployed in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area to insure the security of the Haitian students in the streets and around the schools... more »

Haiti - Accused Kidnapper Sonson La Familia Released from Prison

PHOTO: Haiti - Sonson La Familia Released from Prison Woodly Etheart, aka Sonson Lafamilia, and Renel Nelfort, aka Renel le Recif were released from prison Friday after Haitian Judge Lamarre Bélizaire found insufficient evidence for these men to stand trial for kidnapping... more »