Daily Archives: May 18, 2018

Trump administration arresting noncriminal immigrants in increasing numbers, new figures show

A growing percentage of immigrants arrested by the Trump administration don’t have criminal convictions on their records, even though officials have repeatedly said arresting criminals is their priority. In the first half of fiscal year 2018, which began in October, 34% of the more than 79,000 immigrants arrested in routine
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In Little Haiti, activists plan protest of “Sweet Micky,” aka Haiti’s former president

At Miami’s Haitian Flag Day celebration on Friday, Haitian rights activists plan to protest a planned performance by Sweet Micky, the stage name of former Haitian president Michel Martelly, whose controversial lyrics got him banned from two Haiti carnivals earlier this year. The event is supposed to be a celebration
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The Dominican Republic ditched Taiwan for China. Is Haiti next to cut diplomatic ties?

PORT-AU-PRINCE Anyone who has been to Haiti’s capital knows that crumbling infrastructure, terrible gridlock and blackouts are the norm. Youri Chevry, the mayor of Port-au-Prince, says foreign aid can help him change all that — but not from Haiti’s traditional partners. From mainland China. “We don’t have a city,” said
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