PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Inquietude at the nature of discussions between Haiti and the Dominican Republic were expressed by the coordinator of the Group Supporting Refugees and the Repatriated, Azolin Jean-Baptiste. The head of the organization supporting vulnerable persons on both borders said the absence of talks directly related to the Dominican Constitutional Court ruling 168-13 may relieve pressure that was being put on the Dominican Republic to return on the decision.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The treatment that persons of Haitian origin are submitted to in the Dominican Republic is unacceptable and the Patriotic Force for Respect of the Constitution (FOPARK) and the Great Bel-Air Movement announced a protest in front of the Dominican Consulate in Petion-Ville to express their discontent on Friday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - A student at the School of Ethnology at the State University on Monday lost his right hand trying to throw back a grenade that was launched over the walls and onto the university campus by officers of the Intervention and Maintenance of Order Unit of the Haitian National Police.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The former President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Haiti (CCIH) and a collective organizations called the Collective of December 4 have called "conscience Haitians to no long buy Dominican goods, to no longer buy services from Dominican companies, to no longer participate in tourism in the Dominican Republic, to come together and say 'no'."
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Dessalines is going to visit Uncle Sam. The organizations that brought tens of thousands of Haitians into the streets in protest twice in November, saying "Dessalines is going to Petion's house", announced another protest on November 29 that will lead to the United States Embassy in Port-au-Prince.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - Organizers of Thursday's protest, which brought thousands into the streets to call for the resignation of the president, told the international community on Friday that there is no possibility of dialogue with Michel Martelly and that a nationwide demonstration would take place on November 18.
I'm just coming out of the belly of the beast. I spent a couple of weeks in the DR, to attend a conference on the constitutional ruling. I timed my trip to catch the Inter-American Commission on Human Right's press conference, which closed its on-site visit, in which it gave its preliminary findings.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - The U.S. Embassy, sera poursuiv. The Patriotic Force for the Respect of the Constitution (FOPARK) announced they would still protest at the U.S. Embassy in Tabarre on Friday although the U.S. diplomatic mission to Haiti would be closed to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (sentinel.ht) - One Haitian citizen is confirmed and a possible two others are reported to have been wounded by gunfire at an anti-government protest Thursday which began in the poverty stricken neighborhood of Bel-air and entered into a violent clash when it reached the affluent neighborhood of Petion-Ville in the capital city of Port-au-Prince.