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President Joe Biden signs executive orders on stimulus checks, food stamps and minimum wage

You can click on the media above to play President speech about the stimulus executive order Washington — President Joe Biden signed two executive orders on Friday, one of which would increase federal food assistance and streamline the delivery of stimulus checks, as the president attempts to stabilize the economy without congressional assistance amid the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. "We have to act now," Mr. Biden said in remarks before he signed […]

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President Joe Biden signs executive orders on stimulus checks, food stamps and minimum wage

You can click on the media above to play President speech about the stimulus executive order Washington — President Joe Biden signed two executive orders on Friday, one of which would increase federal food assistance and streamline the delivery of stimulus checks, as the president attempts to stabilize the economy without congressional assistance amid the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. "We have to act now," Mr. Biden said in remarks before he signed […]

todayApril 4, 2020 138 3 3

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L’ex-sénateur Nènel Cassy arrêté puis libéré

L'ex-sénateur Nènel Cassy arrêté puis libéré L’ex-sénateur Nènel Cassy et une dizaine de « militants politiques » arrêtés en marge d'une manifestation antigouvernementale à Mirago leur arrestation en marge d’une manifestation antigouvernementale à Miragoâne, le jeudi 21 janvier, ont été libérés dans la soirée. Selon le Commissaire du Gouvernement, l’ancien Sénateur du parti Fanmi Lavalas était accompagné de quatre policiers portant des armes illégales dont des fusils d’assaut. Par ailleurs, […]

todayApril 3, 2020 17 3

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I’m not a dictator, says Haiti president Jovenel Moise as he commits to tackling corruption

Haiti’s president has denied accusations of participating in a $2 billion (£1.5bn) corruption scheme, as he admitted on the tenth anniversary of the devastating earthquake that his country remains “in constant crisis”. Jovenel Moise on Sunday visited the memorial at the nation’s largest mass grave, where tens of thousands of bodies were unceremoniously dumped by diggers. Over 300,000 people died in the January 12 quake – the worst to hit […]

todayApril 2, 2020 47 2

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Jovenel Moïse minimise la capacité de mobilisation de l’opposition qu’il accuse de recourir à la violence en raison de ce déficit

Jovenel Moïse minimise la capacité de mobilisation de l’opposition qu’il accuse de recourir à la violence en raison de ce déficit Le président de la République s’en est pris, ce jeudi encore, à ses opposants politiques qu’il croit incapable de mobiliser un grand nombre de personnes dans le cadre de la mobilisation pour le contraindre à quitter le pouvoir le 7 février prochain. À l’occasion de la 5ème journée de […]

todayApril 1, 2020 4

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Three-time grand slam champion Naomi Osaka invests in NWSL team North Carolina Courage

(CNN)Three-time tennis grand slam champion Naomi Osaka says she has invested in National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) franchise North Carolina Courage. Named Forbes' highest paid female athlete in 2020, Osaka is the daughter of a Haitian father and Japanese mother and, like the members of the Courage, used her platform prominently in 2020 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. During each match of last year's US Open -- […]

todayMarch 27, 2020 6 3 2

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Kidnapping by Government-Backed Gangs Is Surging in Haiti

Kidnapping by Government-Backed Gangs Is Surging in Haiti Demanding a ransom can seem an easy money in a country where 60 percent of people live below the poverty line. LP by Lillian Perlmutter January 13, 2021, 8:31am Two of the men behind the kidnapping of Evelyne Sincère in Haiti late last year gave different accounts of her final moments in a live interview from police custody on November 9. They […]

todayMarch 24, 2020 4

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FIFA: Haiti’s Jean-Bart ‘destroyed’ careers and lives of young players

Sports FIFA: Haiti's Jean-Bart 'destroyed' careers and lives of young players FIFA has published its report into the sexual abuse scandal which led to the former head of Haitian football, Yves Jean-Bart, receiving a lifetime ban. In it, the governing body brands the 73-year-old "a disgrace." In November, FIFA handed down a lifetime ban from football for Yves "Dadou" Jean-Bart A report by world football's governing body, FIFA, has laid […]

todayMarch 22, 2020 8 1 2

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