Monthly Archives: May 2018

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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The minimum wage won’t be good enough at Miami’s airport under new county law Read more here:

A new county law requires businesses renting space from Miami-Dade to pay employees a living wage, a rule that could mean several dollars more per hour for the lowest-paid workers at Miami International Airport and other county facilities. The legislation that passed Tuesday is the latest example of Miami-Dade expanding
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