Tag: Haiti

François Duvalier, or "Baby Doc," the former president of Haiti, greeted people at his hotel upon his return to Haiti

In Deciphering Duvalier’s Motives, Haitian Immigrants Look to History

Almost a quarter century after he was overthrown in a popular uprising, former Haitian president Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier resurfaced in his earthquake devastated country on January 16. Haitians in the U.S. are trying to make sense of what his arrival means in a time of political uncertainty.

Haitians in South Florida Rally To Demand End To Deportations

By Macollvie Jean-François MIAMI  — Tomorrow, South Florida activists expect 2,000 to 4,000 supporters to attend a rally seeking Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians and to urge lawmakers to put a stop to deportations of undocumented Haitian immigrants. The…

Standoff Between the U.S. and Haiti: 30,000 Migrants at Issue

By Diego Graglia, FI2W web editor In one of our end-of-the-year pieces last December, Haitian-American journalist Macollvie Jean-François summed up the hopes of Haitians in the U.S. after many of them helped elect Barack Obama to the presidency: “People here…