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Cities in Flames; Haiti Orphans International Director Stranded

Phadoul Amisal, the first director of Orphans International Worldwide Haiti (link), hired in 2000 and trained in Indonesia following the Tsunami in 2004, was stranded in New York en route to Port-au-Prince as all flights into Haiti were cancelled Saturday night. U.S. Issues Warning to Americans in Haiti Marigot, Haiti. The U.S. State Department has called […]

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Trump: Deport ‘Illegal Immigrants’ Immediately with No Hearings

Washington, D.C. U.S. President Donald Trump called Sunday for immediately deporting illegal immigrants entering the United States with “no Judges or Court Cases.” Donald Trump speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo: Wikipedia/Gage Skidmore. In a string of Twitter comments, Trump declared, “We cannot allow all of these […]

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Trump’s Immigration Actions Could Shape Midterm Election

Washington, D.C. This week could turn out to be pivotal for the Trump White House as both major parties get ready for midterm congressional elections in November. President Donald Trump’s decision to reverse a policy of separating families coming across the U.S. southern border came in the wake of a political firestorm that fired up […]

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Peter Fonda Attacks Trump Family, Then Apologizes

Hollywood, CA. Easy Rider actor Peter Fonda, seemingly enraged watching children being ripped apart from their families because of Donald Trump policies on the Mexican border, tweeted a horrific Tweet today, since deleted, that the Secret Service is investigating. The actor later issued an apology for the tweet: “I went too far.” The anger, however, […]

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Children Separated from Parents Sob in Anguish at U.S. Border

Washington, D.C. The voices and faces of the Central American children separated from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico are now emerging, lending a heart-rending human element to the debate over President Donald Trump’s controversial “zero-tolerance policy” towards illegal immigrants. The world heard several desperate, crying children Monday on an audio recording released […]

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In Miami: Fighting Gentrification By Making Little Haiti Great Again

Miami, FL. On a sunny Saturday afternoon in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood, tropical music fills the air as two friends sip from a freshly cut coconut outside the Caribbean Marketplace. Nearby, two men are savoring grilled meat and Jamaican patties with rice and peas. Farther down the sidewalk, on the weekly market day, a group […]

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Haiti Bars Oxfam Great Britain After Sexual Abuse Scandal

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The Haitian government has permanently banned Oxfam Great Britain from operating in the country after revelations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity’s staff members in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake. The government released a statement Wednesday announcing it was canceling the international charity’s status as a non-governmental organization, or […]

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U.N. Expresses Outrage Over Killing of Palestinian Medic in Gaza

New York, N.Y. United Nations officials have expressed their outrage over Friday’s killing by Israeli security forces of a 21-year-old Palestinian volunteer medic who was helping the injured along the Gaza border. “Healthcare workers must be allowed to perform their duties without fear of death or injury,” said the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator, Jamie McGoldrick. Attacks on […]

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