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CANADA POLITICS: Quebec Border Camp Swells With Asylum Seekers From US, Many Haitian

CANADA POLITICS: Quebec Border Camp Swells With Asylum Seekers From US, Many Haitian

Most of the recent arrivals have been Haitians, officials say, who fear they will be deported from the U.S. as their “temporary protected status,” which granted more than 50,000 Haitians residency in the U.S. after the 2010 earthquake, is set to expire in January. Spurred by false accounts of guaranteed residency in Canada, they made for the border.

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HAITI POLITICS: Haitian Revolution

HAITI POLITICS: Haitian Revolution

Slaves initiated 1791 rebellion. By 1803 they succeeded in ending not just slavery but French control over the colony. Haitian Revolution was more complex.

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HAITI POLITICS: Toussaint Louverture Biography & Memoir

HAITI POLITICS: Toussaint Louverture Biography & Memoir

Toussaint L’Ouverture, military leader c. 1743–1803 of Haitian independence movement during the French Revolution. Read Toussaint Louverture Biography.

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HAITI POLITICS: Senate Approves Jack Guy Lafontant

HAITI POLITICS: Senate Approves Jack Guy Lafontant

Jack Guy Lafontant was approved in the Senate by a vote of 20-0, with seven lawmakers abstaining. He still has to be approved by the lower house and its 119 members. A date has not been set for the balloting.

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HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Biography

HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Biography

René García Préval was born 17 January 1943. 1996 and 2001 he was Haiti President and 2006 elected for second term of 5 years. Read Rene Preval Biography.

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HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Passes Away

HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Passes Away

President Jovenel Moise described Preval as a “dignified son of Haiti,” in a statement on Twitter. The United States extended condolences, saying Preval had “shepherded his country through tragic times and good times.”

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HAITI POLITICS: Guy Philippe Extradited to US For Drug Trafficking

HAITI POLITICS: Guy Philippe Extradited to US For Drug Trafficking

Guy Philippe a Haitian politician was arrested and extradited to United States for alleged drug trafficking and money laundering, authorities said.

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HAITI POLITICS: Police Clash With Demonstrators Ahead Of Election Results

HAITI POLITICS: Police Clash With Demonstrators Ahead Of Election Results

Dozens of supporters walked and jogged through the streets carrying posters for the party. “Maryse Narcisse: revolution!” one demonstrator called.

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HAITI: UN Session: Chancellor Délienne Explains Haitian Migration

HAITI: UN Session: Chancellor Délienne Explains Haitian Migration

Extract from the speech of the Chancellor Délienne.

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MEXICO: Immigration: Haitian, African, Asian Migrants Rush To Mexico

MEXICO: Immigration: Haitian, African, Asian Migrants Rush To Mexico

Mexico’s National Immigration Institute said the migrants entered the country between Sept. 21 and 23.

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