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Haitian Man in Louisiana goes to Prison for Visa Fraud Scheme

En Haiti, Yon VISA Americain se GWO Koze... Emmanuel Priva, a Haitian National living in Louisiana was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison on December 12, 2019, for running a visa fraud scheme involving more than 100 fraudulent U.S. visitors visa applications. more »

Climate change is a very big terror in Haiti and Haiti is not responsible, environment minister said

Joseph Jouthe - Haiti Environment Minister Haiti's Environment minister Joseph Jouthe made it clear at the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that Haiti suffers big time from climate change though she is not responsible for it. more »

How can you save money when what you earn is not even enough for your daily expenses?

Haiti Currency - 500 Haitian Gourdes So you think saving money is impossible because the money you earn is not even enough for your daily expenses. There is one important question you have to ask yourself first though before you tell yourself this big lie. more »

It's almost time to say: There is no more Cholera in Haiti

Yon Ayiti san Cholera - Combatting cholera in Haiti Good news! There has not been a single confirmed case of cholera in Haiti since February 04, 2019. It's almost time to say: There is no more Cholera in Haiti. Hasta La Vista Cholera! more »

Former Haitian employee of U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince Haiti wanted for wire fraud and forgery

United States Embassy Roudy Pierre-Louis, a Haitian national who worked for the U.S. embassy in Haiti is accused of stealing "hundreds of thousands of dollars" from the U.S. military in a scheme that went on for years, according to a federal indictment. more »

Less school days for students in Haiti, Education Ministry publishes new calendar

PHOTO: Jeudy Jean Horel the 76-year-old Haitian High School Student Due to all the political problems in Haiti recently, students have been unable to go to school for nearly 3 months, The education ministry has decided to publish an adjusted calendar so the school year does not go to waste. more »

FLASH: Clifford Brandt sentenced to 20 years in prison for Kidnapping

PHOTO - Haiti - Clifford Brandt MUGSHOT Breaking News - Rich businessman Clifford Brandt to 20 years behind bars for his involvement in the kidnapping followed by the sequestration of Nicolas and Coralie Moscoso by the criminal court of Gonaives. more »

3 Differences between Bannann Miske and Bannann Fig (Plantains vs Bananas)

Bannann Miske Haiti Haitian Cuisine -- There there are 3 major differences between bannan miske (plantains) and bannann fig (bananas) that you probably didn't know. Fnd out what they are right now. more »

Haitian fans reply to Naomi Osaka's 'No Haitian food spots in Los Angeles' tweet

Naomi Osaka Chillin in LA - Naomi in Hollywood After Haitian-Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka tweeted she couldn't find a Haitian food spot in Los Angeles California to satisfy her thirst for "legume and plantains," some Haitian fans and others replied to her. Here are some of the comments: more »

Naomi Osaka complains about the lack of Haitian Restaurants in Los Angeles California

A Sad Naomi Osaka tweets: No Haitian food spots in Los Angeles Japanese Tennis star Naomi Osaka cannot believe there is no Haitian restaurants in Los Angeles California where she is now a resident. "Food spots," she calls them. more »