Tag Archives: Haiti

GOP Rep. Mia Love: Trump’s Racism Is Indefensible

CNN reports: Republican Rep. Mia Love deplored President Donald Trump for reportedly criticizing immigrants coming to the United States from what he called “shithole countries.” “I can’t defend the indefensible. You have to understand that there are countries that struggle out there. But their people, their people are good people and they’re part of us. We’re Americans,” Love, the first …

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Trump Ridicules Protections For Immigrants From “Shithole” Countries: Why Are We Having Them Come?

The Washington Post reports: President Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they floated restoring protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to two people briefed on the meeting. “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, according to …

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HAITI: Senate Passes Bill Banning Same-Sex Marriage And Criminalizing “Public Support” For Homosexuality

Agence France-Presse reports: A vote by the Haitian Senate to ban gay marriage as well as “public demonstration of support” for homosexuality reflects the will of the people, the chamber’s president has said. The Senate approved a bill late Tuesday that said “the parties, co-parties and accomplices” of a homosexual marriage can be punished by three years in prison and …

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HAITI: Gay Rights Office Attacked

Via the Associated Press: Amnesty International says the office of a gay rights group in Haiti has been ransacked and two of its members beaten. It said Wednesday that three men carrying handguns and machetes raided the office of the Haitian rights organization Kouraj last week. Amnesty says the intruders said the center shouldn’t be allowed to operate and aimed …

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HAITI: Protesters Threaten To Burn Down Parliament If Gay Marriage Is Legalized, Two Men Reportedly Murdered At Protest

Caribbean 360 reports: Organisers say they are pleased with the turnout on Friday as more than 1,000 people took to the streets here to protest homosexuality and a proposal to legalize gay marriage in Haiti. The protesters carried anti-gay placards and chanted songs in which they threatened to burn down parliament if its members make same-sex marriage legal. A Haitian …

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Wyclef Jean Mulls Bid For Haiti President

Former Fugees lead singer and activist Wyclef Jean is mulling a run for president of Haiti. The Grammy-winning musician’s brother, Sam Jean, just told me that Wyclef has already put together the necessary paperwork he will need to file by August 7 if he decides to launch a campaign. “It’s an opportunity that he’s exploring and exploring seriously,” said Sam, …

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The Teabagger Cruise

Wingnut site World Net Daily will be taking the teabaggers to sea. CALLING ALL PATRIOTS! Join your faithful like-minded partners at The WND Tea Party at Sea this September 19th – 26th as we sharpen and edify one another during 7 incredible days in the Eastern Caribbean. Joining your host Joseph and Elizabeth of WorldNetDaily, will be Alan Keyes, best …

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National Enquirer Claims Anderson Cooper To Adopt Haitian Baby

The National Enquirer is claiming that Anderson Cooper and his boyfriend are going to adopt a Haitian baby. Hard-charging CNN anchorman Anderson Cooper was so moved by the suffering from the earthquake in Haiti, he’s decided to adopt a Haitian orphan, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively. The silver-haired journalist and his hunky boyfriend, Ben Maisani, plan to raise the child …

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Music Stars Record For Haiti Relief

Taking advantage of those in town for the Grammys, yesterday producer Quincy Jones gathered a galaxy of pop stars for a re-recording of 1984’s We Are The World. Among the 70 artists lending their voices: Beyonce, Natalie Cole, Barbra Streisand, Usher, Celine Dion, Taylor Swift, Gladys Knight, Rihanna, Harry Connick, Kayne West, Toni Braxton, LL Cool J and Wyclef Jean. …

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Photo Of The Day – Haiti Rescue

Seven year-old Kiki Joachin was rescued by NYC cops and firefighters in Haiti after spending eight days buried in the rubble. (I’d like to thank the 100+ JMG readers who sent this in to us. Now stop.)

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Hope Less

Virtually every broadcast and cable network showed the Hope For Haiti Now telethon last night. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Fox News was the lone holdout. On January 22, a wide variety of broadcast, cable, radio, and internet outlets, including CNN and MSNBC, preempted their regularly scheduled prime-time programming and aired Hope for Haiti Now, a benefit concert and telethon to raise funds …

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Beware The Earthquake Machine

According to Venezuela president Hugo Chavez, it was the U.S. that totally wiped out Port Au Prince with its secret earthquake machine. Citing an alleged report from Russia’s Northern Fleet, the Venezuelan strongman’s state mouthpiece ViVe TV shot out a press release saying the 7.0 magnitude Haiti quake was caused by a U.S. test of an experimental shockwave system that …

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A Moment Of Light

American rescue workers free a woman trapped for several days in Haiti’s rubble as bystanders chant “USA! USA!” This is probably the most jingoistic thing you’ll see on this here website thingy.

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Haiti Death Toll Hits 200,000, Charges Arise Of American “Occupation”

New estimates put the death toll in Haiti at over 200,000. That number approaches the estimated 230,000 killed by 2004’s Indian Ocean tsunami. With thousands of bodies being shoveled into mass graves, there is no accurate tally of the casualty count. Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said Tuesday that 72,000 bodies had been recovered by the government. The European Commission, citing …

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