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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.

Little Haiti

Little Haiti soccer field builds bridges, creates dream

- The Miami Herald , May 31
The Miami Herald

Simon Guillaume grew up watching ragtag teams of kids in his native Haiti play soccer on grassless, dusty fields — wherever they coul... d.

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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