Haiti in flames (but that’s not “news”)

The NYTimes is all worked up about the plight of the Rohingya half a world away, yet doesn't bother to report what's going on right in "our own backyard." (By and large, the Great Gray Lady gives short shrift to everything that's happening in the Caribbean—and all of South America as well.)


As violent protests continue over gas prices, U.S. airlines cancel all flights to Haiti Saturday


July 07, 2018 02:01 PM

SUNDAY UPDATE: American Airlines says it has canceled three out of seven flights to Port-au-Prince. The first flight is scheduled to depart MIA at 10:49 a.m. Sunday and arrive Port-au-Prince at 1 p.m. That flight will then depart Port-au-Prince at 2:01 p.m. and arrive back in MIA at 4:21 p.m. The one daily flight to Cap-Haïtien is still scheduled on-time: departs MIA at 10:35 a.m. and arrives Cap-Haïtien at 12:32 p.m. It then departs Cap-Haïtien at 1:27 p.m., arriving MIA at 3:33 p.m.

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