Tag archive for ‘Haiti’
By news On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Haitian civil unrest enters third day despite fuel hike reversal

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Mostly young protesters in Haiti blocked streets on Sunday while many stores remained closed for a third day following More...

By news On Sunday, July 8th, 2018

Haiti protests carry on despite fuel hike U-turn; flights canceled

(Reuters) – Haitian leaders pleaded for calm on Saturday as violent protests over fuel price hikes entered a second day and airlines canceled flights to the Caribbean nation. Prime minister Jack Guy More...

By news On Monday, April 16th, 2018

Givaudan turns to Haitian roots for anti-wrinkle ingredient

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss fragrance and flavors company Givaudan has begun recycling Haitian vetiver roots now used to make oil for fragrances to produce a new cosmetic substance it said can reduce wrinkles More...

By news On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Now UN peacekeepers stand accused after 612 cases of sex abuse | World | News

GETTY The UN has recognised 612 claims of sexual abuse over the past five years And top officials believe the allegations represent only “the tip of the iceberg”, estimating the true figure More...

By news On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Gates backs Central America malaria elimination plan with $31 million

LONDON (Reuters) – Philanthropist Bill Gates promised $31 million on Wednesday as part of a new Central America malaria elimination fund aimed at wiping out the disease in seven of the region’s countries More...

By news On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Trump blames Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blamed Senator Dick Durbin for blowing up talks over a deal to help immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and said the Democratic More...

By news On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Trump says ‘I’m not a racist,’ keeps door open for DACA deal

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday “I‘m not a racist” in response to reports that he had described immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming More...

By news On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Trump says ‘I’m not a racist,’ willing to reach deal on DACA

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he is “not a racist” despite reports of his derogatory comments about immigrants from Haiti and Africa, adding that he More...

By news On Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Trump: Program protecting young illegal immigrants ‘probably’ dead

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that a program that protects illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported would “probably” be discontinued. More...

By news On Saturday, January 13th, 2018

‘Shithole’ epithet turned immigration debate into new Trump drama

(Note language that may offend some readers) By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After talking on the phone with U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday morning, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin was More...