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Mario Diaz-Balart Calls on Anthony Blinken to Do More to Help Haiti

Last week, U.S. Reps/ Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and Adriano Espaillat, D-NY, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken regarding the ongoing crisis in Haiti. In the letter, the members highlighted the urgent...

Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick Calls for Reforming U.S. Policies With Haiti

U.S. Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, D-Fla., the newest member of the Florida delegation, weighed in this week after more than 350 Haitian refugees arrived in the Keys after their boat had an accident. They are...
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Marco Rubio’s, Michael Waltz’s Push for Feds to Examine, Accelerate Haitian Relief Programs Building...

A proposal “to assess and accelerate progress in Haiti after the catastrophic January 2010 earthquake, which killed more than 220,000 people, injured 300,000, destroyed 115,000 homes, and displaced 1.5 million Haitians” backed by two...

Frederica Wilson Marks the 12th Anniversary of Earthquake that Devastated Haiti

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., issued the following statement on the anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010. “This year, we mark 12 years since a massive 7.0 magnitude...

Ashley Moody Warns of Haiti Relief Scams

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday morning, Aug. 14. The earthquake killed more than 1,900 people and upended the lives of nearly 1.2 million Haitian citizens—both numbers are expected to increase in the...

Marco Rubio Urges Joe Biden to Help Haiti After Assassination of President Jovenel Moise

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.., joined U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, and other senators in sending a letter to President Joe Biden expressing their deep concern with the political unrest and security...
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Florida Delegation Reacts to the Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

Gunmen assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and wounded his wife in their home early Wednesday.

Val Demings Helps Launch House Haiti Caucus

Demings teamed up with U.S. Reps. Yvette Clark, D-NY, Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Andy Levin, D-Mich., to form the caucus. 

Marco Rubio, Bob Menendez Want Biden Administration to Re-designate Haiti for TPS

In their letter, the senators cite the importance of reinstating protection to eligible Haitians in the United States that are unable to return safely to their homeland due to a compounding set of devastation from national disasters, political unrest, and extraordinary conditions facing the island.
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Glenn Sacks: On Cuba, Biden is Right, Trump is Wrong

Venezuela and Cuba have become the battlegrounds in the fight for Florida in the November presidential election. 

Marco Rubio Writes DHS in Support of Extending TPS for Haitians

On Monday, Rubio wrote Acting U.S. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kevin McAleenan, urging him to grant a new 18-month TPS designation for Haiti.