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Chief of North Miami Police Department Marc Elias, Jr., poses for a picture at the North Miami Police Station on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012.

North Miami

Police chief’s Haiti trips cost North Miami taxpayers $14,000

- The Miami Herald , Oct 4
The Miami Herald

North Miami taxpayers have shelled out $14,000 to pay for Police Chief Marc Elias’ travels to Haiti during the past 18 months.

Haiti-Dominican Republic

Haiti recalls envoy, activists plan protests over Dominican court decision

- The Miami Herald , Oct 1
The Miami Herald

As Haiti recalled its ambassador to the Dominican Republic after a controversial court decision on citizenship rights, activists in the Domi... nican Republic and South Florida call for protests.


Haiti to begin manufacturing TOMS shoes

- The Miami Herald , Sep 27
The Miami Herald

TOMS shoes says it will start manufacturing pairs of shoes in Haiti, where it’s already working with artisans to create hand-painted ... custom footwear.

Criminal courts

Radio Ponzi scheme targeted Florida’s Haitian Americans

- The Miami Herald , Aug 23
The Miami Herald

Authorities say Philippe Bourciquot used Creole-language radio to scam victims out of millions of dollars.


Three South Florida efforts explore the intersection of books and art

- The Miami Herald , Sep 6
The Miami Herald

Three local efforts explore the published word as art. At a time when digital dominates and physical libraries are under siege, the concept ... feel especially compelling.

Nos Petits Frères et Soeurs and Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos help orphaned youngsters through college years

- The Miami Herald , Sep 7
The Miami Herald

Nos Petits Frères et Soeurs and Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos, an international group that cares for orphaned youngsters, also assist... s their kids in graduating from college.

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