Haitian Diaspora News

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Haiti Immigration - More and More Haitians Arriving from Dominican Republic

Haiti-Dominican Repatriation Update -- Reports are coming in from every corner of the Haiti-Dominican frontier about Haitians who were living in Dominican Republic returning home, many voluntarily, others are forced to leave...

Haiti - ONA Employees raise 2,000,000 Gourdes too assist Repatriated Haitian-Dominicans

Haiti - In order to assist the hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian decent who are about to be repatriated from the Dominican Republic, employees ONA have raised more than two million gourdes and placed in in a special fund called FONDSONA...

SOS... Hundreds of Thousands of Dominicans of Haitian Decent Are About to Loose Everything, Yet No One Seems to Care?

SOS... SOS... In the Dominican Republic, its government has passed laws... The Dominican government has publicly stated that mass deportations of its citizens of Haitian descent will commence on or about June 17, 2015. That government has massed a fleet of buses to deport these Dominicans to a land largely foreign to these people. The Dominican military, for its part, is ramping up efforts at collective deportations, according to reports, sweeping up anyone who "looks" Haitian, and dumping them in Haiti. Despite these horrors, no world leader and few media outlets are focusing on this very real human rights tragedy.

Question: Is Haiti ready to receive 300,000 Dominican sons and daughters of Haitian Immigrants?

Haiti Immigration News -- The Dominican Republic is getting ready to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian decent once the deadline to regularize foreigners in their country expires... Is Haiti READY for this impact? It will be have a HUGE impact of Haiti...

Haiti received 1.9 Billion Dollars from the Diaspora in 2014

Can you believe this? Haitians in the diaspora sent a whopping 1.9 BILLION dollars in money transfers to their family and friends living in Haiti in the year 2014... That's not counting money sent in the pockets of Haitians traveling back to Haiti...

Arcade Fire Opening Haitian Restaurant in Montreal

How many times do you read news on Rolling Stones Magazine about the opening of a Haitian Restaurant? Imagine my surprise... Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire is opening a Haitian Restaurant this summer called AGRIKOL...

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

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???

Haiti flights direct from Orlando Airport to Port-au-Prince, You can make it happen

The Orlando International Airport is conducting a survey to see if a direct flight to Port-au-Prince Haiti from that airport is a necessity. If you would benefit from such a flight, you can help make it happen...

Haiti Air Travel - JetBlue Begins Non-Stop Flights from Boston to Port-au-Prince in June

Good news from Haitian airline travelers in the Boston area... JetBlue announced recently new seasonal Non-Stop flights from Boston Logan airport to Port-au-Prince International airport... These Boston-Haiti Flights begin 17 June 2015 until 15 September 2015...

Chicago - Haitian founder Jean Baptiste DuSable Statue Vandalized

The bronze statue honoring Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable, the Haitian founder of Chicago, was vandalized recently, vandals painted over the eyes of the statue with black paint...