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  According to the U.S. Embassy, 146 Haitians were sent home after their boat began to sink near the Turks and Caicos Islands. They were attempting to escape the extreme poverty in their homeland and seek new opportunities elsewhere. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued the Haitians from their sinking boat on March 18 and took them to the Cap-Haitien port […]

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Haiti on Monday to work on an “action plan” to ease poverty and instability in the Black nation of 9 million. Ban is also supposed to meet with President Rene Preval (above) to discuss the plan. Currently, 8,000 UN peacekeepers maintain order in the […]