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GUYANA | Haitians disappear, but their case will be heard says CJ

GEORGETOWN, Guyana December 20, 2020 - The case involving the alleged violation of the fundamental rights of 26 Haitians who were detained for a month by the Irfaan Ali administration, will proceed despite that fact that they appear to have left Guyana.

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  • Countries Guyana, Haiti, CARICOM
  • Published in Justice

GUYANA | Opposition Leader seeks CARICOM's position on plight of detained Haitians

MONTEGO BAY, December 5, 2020 - Guyana’s Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon, has written to CARICOM’s Chairman Dr. Ralph Gonsalves outlining the plight of 26 Haitians who were legally landed in that country on November 7, and are being denied their rights by the Irfaan Ali administration under the CARICOM Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in CARICOM

GUYANA may soon require visas for arriving Haitians

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, December 2, 2020 – It appears that the Irfaan Ali/Jagdeo regime may soon follow the lead of Barbados Prime Minister Mia Motley and Dominica's Roosevelt Skerrit, in imposing visa restrictions for Haitians who want to travel to Guyana.

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  • Countries Guyana

GUYANA | After two weeks, Haitian nationals want High Court to release them from police custody

Georgetown, Guyana, November 29, 2020 - Demerara Waves - The President of the Association of Haitian Nationals in Guyana has moved to the Court over the ongoing detention of 26 Haitian nationals who recently arrived in Guyana and were granted a six-month stay. The Haitians are asking the High Court to order that they be released from police custody.

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  • Countries Guyana

BAHAMAS | UN human rights group urges Bahamas to reconsider deporting Haitians

GENEVA,  October 16, 2019 - The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has called on the government of  The Bahamas to refrain from deporting Haitian nationals, after Nassau earlier this month deported more than 100 Haitians less than two weeks after Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis warned illegal migrants they should either leave the country voluntarily or be “forced to leave.”

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  • Countries Bahamas
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