Haïti

HAITI « Una victoria contra la política racista de Trump »

2019-05-09

¡"TPS: victoria contra Trump”! Título de la primera página del semanario Haïti Liberté (17 de abril de 2019). No todos los días se hace dar marcha atrás a Trump, jefe supremo del imperialismo estadounidense. No obstante, esto es lo que sucedió en los Estados Unidos el 11 de abril, después de que un Tribunal Federal falló a favor de Family Action Network Movement (FANM) y a Haïti Liberté [...]

HAITI « A Victory Over Trump’s Racist Policies »

2019-05-09

“TPS: Victory Over Trump!” was the headline of the weekly Haïti Liberté on 17 April 2019. Indeed, it is not every day that Trump — the supreme head of U.S. imperialism — is forced to back down. Yet that is what just happened in the United States. On 11 April, a federal court judge ruled in favour of Family Action Network Movement (FANM) and Haïti Liberté, following a lawsuit by Haïti Liberté, FANM and nine Haitian citizens against the Trump administration.  The lawsuit targeted the Department of Homeland Security for putting an end to Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, which had been granted to 60,000 Haitian refugees by the U.S. administration in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake that destroyed the island. This status had temporarily allowed those workers and their families to live and work in the United States.  Trump announced in November 2017, in his anti-worker and anti-immigrant rage, that he was putting an end to TPS for the 60,000 Haitians who benefitted from this status; he had then announced measures of the same kind against immigrants from Central America. The newspapers Haïti Liberté (Haiti), The Organizer (United States) and La Tribune des Travailleurs (France) have reported regularly [...]