While tourists spend hundreds of dollars on kite surfing, seared tuna, cocktails and other luxuries, most of the Haitians and Haitian-Dominicans around here get by on a few dollars a day doing […]
“The cost of living is too high,” said Joel Pierre, a welder who joined Saturday’s protest instead of going to work. He told the AP news agency he also would join in […]
Sonson’s mother and father were killed when their home collapsed after the 7.3-magnitude quake struck on January 12, 2010. The boy’s older sister was missing. The deadly temblor had ruined the Caribbean […]
On Tuesday, the United Nations “Core Group,” which includes countries working closely with Haiti, such as the United States, Brazil, Canada, and the European Union, issued a statement saying it “deplores the fact that the […]
Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo, reporting from Port-au-Prince, said the agreement struck by the president and parts of the opposition “was a deal perhaps in name only”.”Trying to stem the unrest, Martelly played […]
Laurent Lamothe, Haiti’s prime minister, has announced he is resigning along with several ministers in the wake of violent anti-government protests and a commission’s call for him to step down.In a speech […]
“It’s a small victory in many ways for the opponents of the Duvalier regime that he’s not being given the honour of a state funeral,” Alex Dupuy, a Haiti-born sociologist who teaches at Wesleyan […]
Clifford Brandt, the son of a prominent Haitian businessman, and at least two of his associates were captured at a border area with the help of Dominican police and around 50 Haitian […]
An armed gang has attacked Haiti’s main high-security prison in an audacious jailbreak, officials and police said, and hundreds of inmates may have flooded out, according to residents.Police spokesman Gary Desrosiers said officials […]
Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary General, is in Haiti for the first time since cholera killed more than 8,000 people.The outbreak was widely blamed on UN soldiers from Nepal, which has led to lawsuits […]
A virus carried by mosquitoes is immobilising thousands of people in the Caribbean.The illness is rarely fatal but it’s raised particular concern in Haiti, which is already fighting a lethal epidemic of […]
“First of all, I’m on the streets to give my support, my solidarity for the political prisoners who are in jail today, and also to call for the resignation of President Martelly,” […]
Police have used tear gas to break up an anti-government protest in Haiti’s capital in one of a growing number of demonstrations in the Caribbean island nation over the past few months. Protesters […]
“The president says he wants humane treatment, which is exactly what I was fighting for when ICE retaliated by deporting me,” said Valdéz, 31. “I hope that more humane treatment can start […]
A state of emergency has been declared across northeastern Haiti. This is a country where 78 per cent of the population lives below the poverty level. A severe drought is wiping out […]
The 2010 earthquake in Haiti, followed by an outbreak of cholera, violence and floods, have left tens of thousands with mental health problems. The most common problems are delusional and bipolar disorders, […]
The Constitutional Court decision to strip thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent of their citizenship has unleashed a flurry of commentary both inside and outside the Caribbean nation. Some like Dominican-American author […]
None of the accused has so far been arrested and some are believed to be living abroad, including Liberus, who local media reports say resides in the United States. Due to its […]
\”Police are still searching for the handful of people who reached shore and fled the scene, and their investigations into the incident continue,\” the statement said.Turks and Caicos police intercepted the boat […]
Tens of thousands of Haitians could be forced to leave the neighbouring Dominican Republic after a court ruled they may not be eligible for citizenship – even if they were born in […]
The Reverend Antoine Lissaint of Haiti\’s Jesuit Refugee and Migrant Organization told The Associated Press on Sunday that a group of Dominicans killed the man because they blamed people of Haitian descent […]
The marches were among the biggest demonstrations against Martelly since he took office in 2011, and the crowd in the capital swelled as protesters passed each neighbourhood. Their complaints ranged from the […]
Thousands of Haitian protesters have demanded the resignation of President Michel Martelly, clashing with supporters of the leader in the streets of Port-au-Prince. Protesters said two people suffered gunshot wounds after Martelly loyalists opened […]
\”This is a kidnapping. It is a human rights violation. The law establishes the terms under which a person can be arrested,\” said Newton St-Juste, a lawyer who had joined Michel in […]
Nearly 8,000 people have died horrible painful deaths in Haiti since a cholera epidemic swept the country two years ago. Over half a million others have been infected and dozens are still […]
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement. The “Guiding Principles” are not legally binding but serve as an instrument that states, grassroots organisations and […]
The United Nations is refusing to pay compensation to the families of victims of the 2010 Haitian cholera outbreak that was blamed on its peacekeepers. The outbreak brought devastation to a population already […]
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