The Cathedral of Saint Louis Roi of France lost its roof to Hurricane Matthew in downtown Jeremie.

State Department: Don’t Go To Haiti, It’s Too Dangerous

President Trump provoked a swift backlash on Thursday by saying in a private meeting with lawmakers that he would prefer to have more refugees from countries like Norway, whose prime minister visited the White House the day before, and fewer from “shithole” countries like Haiti.

Trump’s comments became the media’s main story on Thursday after they were leaked to The Washington Post following Trump’s meeting with Democratic and Republican legislators on the subject of immigration.

But left out of the ensuing media firestorm was the fact that experts on the subject have said (in less crude terms) that Haiti is a poverty-stricken country frequented by violence and that Americans should avoid traveling there.

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VENEZUELA: No food, just looting: The Hot Start to 2018

On the streets of Caracas, you hear it again and again: “this is gonna blow.”

Del dicho al hecho, un solo trecho, [ From the saying to the fact, only one stretch, ] since shortages and the high prices of food on these first 6 days of 2018 have done some damage to worker’s pockets and caused rioting and saqueos [ looting ] in several regions of the country.

Events that, if it weren’t for social media and coverage from independent media outlets, would be completely ignored or dismissed.

The topic is not discussed in mainstream or official media nor in Maduro´s government cabinet.

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