Haiti

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – Nov. 13

By Haitian Times

Haiti ranks first in most impacted country by natural disaster in 2016

In 2016, Haiti was hit by the strongest hurricane in over 50 years and Fiji was struck by the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded on the island. This is why Haiti ranks first and Fiji ranks third in the index of the most-impacted countries in 2016. READ MORE

Loss of protected status would hurt immigrants and New York’s economy

The sudden end of TPS could cause a dramatic shift in our economy that would reverberate throughout numerous industries and communities, especially in New York City, where 46% of the workforce is foreign-born. READ MORE

Edwidge Danticat announced as winner of $50,000 Neustadt International Prize for Literature at OU

Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat has been named the winner of the 2018 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, officials announced Thursday evening. READ MORE

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Source:: The Haitian Times