The International Community Can Redress its Failed Response to the 2010 Haitian Earthquake

When a devastating earthquake hit Haiti in August 2021, countries and international organizations from around the world expressed their concern and sent aid in the form of donations and emergency relief. However, many Haitians fear that aid from international organizations and governments will not effectively help those in need.

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Haitian Migrants Sent Home to a State in Chaos

In Del Rio, Texas, thousands of Haitian migrants have gathered along the United States-Mexico border in the hopes of gaining asylum in the U.S., a reality they will not be able to achieve. The CDC, alongside the Biden Administration, has pointed to the COVID-19 pandemic as justification for the deportation of thousands of migrant families, reports ABC News.

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Haitian Protests Continue Amidst President Moïse’s Reforms

Haitian citizens have taken to the streets to protest, demanding the removal of President Jovenel Moïse, whose term some claim was supposed to end on February 7, 2021. Other opposition parties have accused Moïse of dictatorial actions, citing the dissolution of the parliament in 2020 and the recent removal of three Supreme Court Justices.

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Hurricane Matthew Wreaks Havoc on Caribbean and American Southeast

Water surged to the roof lines of houses in Princeville, North Carolina last Thursday as Hurricane Matthew continued its campaign of widespread destruction and collateral damage. The United States was the last stop on the trail of the three-week long Category-Four hurricane.

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