‘We will survive Mr Trump’: Haitian Americans reject Oval Office slur

Country
Haiti (HT)
Score
6.22
Source
The Guardian
Time
2018-01-14 (UTC)
ID
10587732

The president called the country they came from a ‘shithole’ and removed protected status for some. There is fear – but also a determination to forgive Rony Ponthieux hasn’t had too much time to be angry about Donald Trump calling Haiti a “ shithole ”. As a nurse working the night shift at Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital, he’s too busy saving lives. Jean Monestime, the first Haitian American elected to the Miami-Dade county commission, is insulted: in response to the Oval Office outburst that drew worldwide condemnation , she calls Trump a liar, a racist and a bigot. Continue reading...