Speaking at a Martin Luther King Day ceremony in Jerusalem on Monday, the Haitian-born spiritual leader of a Brooklyn church demanded an apology from U.S. President Donald Trump for his recent racist and disparaging alleged comment about Haiti, calling it a dagger to the heart. Continue reading “Haitian-American Pastor Mullery Jean-Pierre Demands Apology from Trump at MLK Celebration in Jerusalem”
The president had no respect for Haiti. He could see as well as anyone following the news that the country was a basket case — racked by political unrest, filthy, incapable of handling its own affairs. There was no doubt his opinion of the black republic was informed by his blatant racism, which included praising members of the Ku Klux Klan. He had criticized his predecessors’ foreign wars while running for office. But in the White House, he realized he was willing to flex the country’s muscles abroad, as long as the mission fit his motto: “America first.”
Republican Rep. Mia Love has condemned Donald Trump’s comments describing Haiti and African nations as “s–thole countries,” calling the president’s words racist.
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Dwight McKissic, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, TX, and a prominent Southern Baptist voice, is urging President Trump’s evangelical advisers to release a statement either condoning or condemning’ his recent derogatory comments regarding immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa. Continue reading “Pastor Dwight McKissic Calls On President Trump’s Evangelical Advisers to Either ‘Condemn or Condone’ his Remarks Regarding African, Caribbean Countries”
The Trump administration is taking the unusual step of hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides whether to allow them to continue participating in a humanitarian program that has shielded tens of thousands from deportation since an earthquake destroyed much of their country.
Some 55,000 Haitians in the United States who received protection from deportation in 2010, when a major earthquake devastated their land and killed 300,000, may be forced to return to their country next year if indications by Trump administration officials prove true.
Sen. Marco Rubio sent a strong warning to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Haiti on Monday, saying that it would be difficult to protect them from possible cuts in U.S. aid if they fail to defend democracy when the Venezuelan government comes up for a possible sanctions vote at the Organization of American States (OAS). Continue reading “Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida Tells Haiti, Other Nations to Defend Democracy In Vote on Venezuela Sanctions”