Haitian Diaspora Politics

Haiti President Jovenel Moise to meet with the Haitian Diaspora in Florida Sunday 15 April 2018

Haitian president Jovenel Moise plans to meet with members of the Haitian Diaspora in Florida Sunday, 14 Apr 2017.

FLASH: Haiti - Farah Juste ARRESTED in Florida for Protesting against Jovenel Moise Without a Permit

BREAKING NEWS... Haitian Singer and LAVALAS political activist Farah Juste was ARRESTED in Miami Florida Sunday for protesting against PHTK Candidate Jovenel Moise without a permit...

Haiti Elections - BCEN to render a verdict on Sophia Martelly Candidacy...

Haiti Elections Update -- Will Haiti first lady Sophia Martelly be allowed to participate as a candidate for Senator in the upcoming elections? The National Electoral Office of Litigation (BCEN) spent all weekend listening to both sides of the case and will render their decision mid-week...

Haiti Elections - I have a copy of Sophia Martelly's US Passport, Senator Steven Benoit says

Haiti Senator is raising questions about first lady Sophia Martelly's eligibility to run for senator base on the fact that she holds an American passport, a passport Benoit says he has a copy of...

Haiti Diaspora - Lucie Tondreau sentenced to 65 months in prison for Mortgate Fraud

Lucie Tondreau, a community activist who made political history in North Miami and was a symbol of hope for many in her community, was sentenced to 65 months in prison on Tuesday by a federal judge for her role in an $11 million mortgage fraud scam.

Lucie Tondreau Found GUILTY of Mortgate Fraud

Lucie Tondreau, the suspended Haitian-American mayor of North Miami was found guilty of mortgage fraud Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014, by a federal jury... Lucie Tondreau now faces up to 30 years in prison... Sentencing is set for March 20 2014...

Haitian Vice-Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime replaces Lucie Tondreau as Mayor of North Miami

Soon after Lucie Tondreau got suspended as mayor of North Miami by Florida governor Rick Scott, Haitian-American vice mayor Philippe Bien-Aime became the acting mayor of North Miami... Business as usual, the acting mayor says...

Lucie Tondreau SUSPENDED as Mayor of North Miami Florida

UPDATE - Florida Governor Rick Scott suspended Haitian-American North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau from office Tuesday afternoon hours after she was arrested by FBI for Mortgage Fraud and appeared in court to face the charges... Many Haitians in the diaspora were wondering if Lucy Tondreau would be able to continue her functions as mayor of North Miami... Here's your answer...

Haitian-American Mayor of North Miami gets a visit from the FBI with an Arrest Warrant

FLASH... Federal agents came knocking at the home of Haitian-American North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau Monday, May 19 2014, to charge her with mortgage fraud.... Say What??? Lucie Tondreau was not home at the time but the FBI had a warrant for her arrest...

Miami Diaspora Politics: Haitian North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau Under Investigation

Did you know about this? Haitian Mayor of North Miami, Lucie Tondreau, Is being investigated with possible fraud link to her election as mayor of North Miami. The Miami Herald reports: Investigators raided the private business office of North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau on Friday seeking evidence linking her to unlawful absentee-ballot requests that her political campaign may have submitted online earlier this year... Ouch...