The government said the protests would damage the country’s troubled economy and create “devastating consequences for the most vulnerably people in our population”. Prime Minister Evans Paul made an appeal for calm. […]
Meanwhile, anti-government demonstrators again took to the streets of the capital to demand the resignation of President Martelly, accusing him of trying to be a dictator and dragging his feet on elections. […]
President Michel Martelly praised the “pluralism” at the centre of the new government and said it was down to the “goodwill” of the opposition. He had been ruling by decree since last […]
Haitian opposition groups say they will continue months of street protests to try to force his resignation. The political deadlock is centred on a dispute over a new electoral law, which opposition […]
The crisis comes as Haiti commemorates the fifth anniversary of a devastating earthquake which destroyed most of the county’s infrastructure and left hundreds of thousands of people living in temporary camps.The country […]
The Haitian government has faced months of protests over the delayed elections.Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe resigned on 14 December and was replaced by Evans Paul, a former radio journalist.But street protests have […]
The seven, thought to be associates or family of the suspects, were detained in the towns of Reims and Charleville-Mezieres, as well as in the Paris area.Photos were released of two brothers […]
Protesters in Haiti have again taken to the streets as they renew calls for President Michel Martelly to resign and hold long overdue elections.Parliamentary polls should have been called three years ago […]
The protest turned violent as police used tear gas to disperse the crowd.Protesters threw stones at police and burned tyres in the streets of the capital.They are angry at Mr Martelly’s reluctance […]
The protesters want President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe to resign and long-overdue elections to be held.Some protesters accused the US of supporting Haiti’s leadership and called on Russian President […]
Haiti’s former ruler Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier has died of a heart attack in the capital Port-au-Prince, reports quoting official sources say.Duvalier was just 19 when in 1971 he inherited the title […]
Dozens of Mr Aristide’s supporters had set up barricades outside his home, fearing he could be arrested.UN troops fired smoke grenades to disperse the protesters after a car carrying UN staff was […]
The United Nations is facing three lawsuits in connection with the epidemic, but has claimed legal immunity.A lawyer for the victims said it was an insult to all Haitians for Mr Ban […]
The Cuban health ministry said those affected had recently travelled to Haiti or the Dominican Republic, where thousands of people have reported suffering from the severe headaches, high fever and intense joint […]
The demonstrators called on the president to organise not just legislative and local elections but also to bring forward presidential polls, which are scheduled for 2015. Blame game: Mid-term senate elections in […]
Thousands have marched in the streets of Haiti’s capital demanding President Michel Martelly step down.Police fired tear gas and broke up the crowd in Port-au-Prince. There were no reports of serious injuries.Haiti […]
More than 1000 people in Haiti have taken to the streets in protest against the government of President Michel Martelly. President Martelly has been marking his third anniversary in power with a […]
The Caribbean state of Haiti, 79th in the Fifa rankings, may be a surprise choice of opposition for Kosovo’s international debut, but the game fulfils a major ambition for the Balkan territory. […]
Gustavo Gallon, the UN’s top human rights officer in Haiti, also said in his report that “those responsible” for the outbreak should be punished. It is the first such call by a […]
The Bishop of Les Cayes, Chibly Langlois, will be the first cleric from Haiti to be made a Cardinal of the Catholic Church at a ceremony to take place at the Vatican […]
At least 1.5 million people were left homeless, in a country with a population of about 10 million. Four years after the quake, signs of destruction are still everywhere. Haiti, the poorest […]
On Monday, the protesters set up burning barricades of discarded tyres as they marched in the capital, demanding that Mr Martelly stand down immediately. Continue reading the main story “Start Quote If […]
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Haiti does make $200m (£130m) a year from tourism, mostly from the cruise ships that come to the north of the island. Those cruise lines used to tell their visitors they were […]
The ruined presidential palace, which was a symbol of the earthquake’s devastation, has been cleared away – and the infamous Champ de Mars camp for earthquake victims no longer engulfs nearby streets. […]
Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier was due to attend a hearing in the capital, Port-au Prince, on Thursday afternoon or face arrest. The ex-leader, who returned to Haiti in 2011 after 25 years […]
Jonathan Katz was the only full-time American reporter stationed in Haiti when a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit the capital city of Port-au-Prince. The ensuing devastation left an already poor and struggling nation […]
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It is Haiti, It is rape, it is UN peacekeepers and it is nothing new. Port-au-Prince, Haiti– At a time when uncertainties about upcoming Haitian elections are high, when anxieties over the […]