As reports of two Haitian vessels attempting to make landfall broke early in the afternoon on Thursday, September 4, 2014 it became apparent that the relevant government agencies are facing serious “resource challenges” in effectively responding to the regular arrivals of illegal migrants.
Octvervil Baptiste, in partnership with Pastor Sitoir Pasterrain, Pastor Antoine Joseph, Pastor Lucane and Pastor Olibric held their 2nd Annual Back to School Giveaway on Aug. 31. According to Baptiste, the initiative is accomplished through their A Perfect Heart Foundation.
Thirty-two Haitian migrants were apprehended on July 6 as they attempted to land in Marsh Harbour on Sunday morning, according to Director of Immigration William Pratt.
The Haitian Youth Conference 2013 was held from Feb. 17-24 nightly at the Friendship Mission Baptist Church L’Amitie in the Peas community under the theme: “Better Decisions Today for a Brighter Future Tomorrow.”