“You left some space and the other guy moved in,” a Latin American diplomat told McClatchy, speaking anonymously so he could more freely discuss the relationship with the United States and China. […]
More than 1 in 4 people go hungry in 20 countries around the world, a new report by the UN has revealed. The annual hunger report by the body found that 795 […]
A sprawling U.S. criminal probe into the “World Cup of fraud” within global soccer touched hard on Latin America and the Caribbean and made clear that many disgusted fans were hungering for […]
Latin America’s economies, hit by falling investment, will grow just 1.1 percent in 2014 — their lowest level in five years, a UN commission on the region said Tuesday.The poor performance of […]
Indeed, without Haiti’s help, there would not have been any independent country in Latin America. On January 1, 1816, when Simon Bolivar arrived in Haiti, downtrodden and desperate for help to fight […]
Amid growing fears over the spread of the world’s worst Ebola outbreak, several Latin American health ministers will meet Monday in Havana to agree on joint measures to confront the deadly virus […]
The relatively poor personal security situation in Latin America and the Caribbean has not significantly improved over the past five years. In contrast, Law and Order Index scores have improved among residents […]
“We have proudly served Haiti for more than 40 years and believe this new service is important not only for our customers, but also as an important catalyst to develop the north […]
Cholera epidemic in Haiti ‘poses major threat to Latin America and Caribbean’ | Global development | theguardian.com
Haiti needs a “Marshall plan” for water and sanitation to quell a cholera epidemic which poses a major threat to the Caribbean and Latin America, according to the UN assistant secretary general. […]
Race has played an enormous role in the island’s history. Haiti is often described as a cradle of black pride in the Americas, so as we celebrate Black History Month, we want […]
The latest country impacted is Mexico, which began noticing cholera cases in September. There have been a total of 184 cases since then, with one death. The last time Latin America faced […]
“If you came here and did everything correctly, you’d fail,” says Smith, who has several businesses in Brazil. “You’ve got to flow with the river a little bit.” That reality is underscored […]
The participation of Dominican President Danilo Medina at the opening of the XII Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, held in the Dominican capital, Tuesday, was interrupted by […]
Digicel was named winner in the ‘Vulnerable Communities’ category for its Digicel Foundation education programme in Haiti, the telecoms company said in a release. It added that the Haiti programme is on […]
“I couldn’t go to school and food was a luxury for us,’’ said Gehy. Gehy and three of his three siblings were left at St. Helene’s Foyer, a children’s home in the […]
Latin America’s Day of the Dead honors loved ones – Yahoo News .
Taiwan is donating another 2,200 metric tons of rice to Haiti this year to help the Caribbean ally resolve a hunger crisis, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday. The rice will […]
In 2012 according to the UNODC, Haiti’s violent death rate of 6.9 out of every hundred thousand Haitians is among the lowest rates in the Americas, and the same as Long Beach, […]
IDB approves $35.5 million grant to improved drinking water services in Haiti | 2013-06-24 | Water Technology Online
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the approval of a $35.5 million grant for a program to expand and improve drinking water services in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, according to a […]
A report by Vanderbilt University‘s Latin American public opinion project noted the Haitian National Police’s positive image compared to security institutions throughout Latin America, which are seen as weak, corrupt or inefficient. A […]
The UN high commissioner for human rights in 1997 established an expert team to deal with “contemporary forms of slavery,” including “debt bondage, serfdom, forced labour, child slavery, sexual slavery, forced or […]
Le Nouvelliste – Hugo Chavez, de l’ennemi au meilleur ami d’Haïti .
Though Haiti and the Dominican Republic share an island, they remain worlds apart. That’s seen, for instance, in the infrastructure. “The Dominican Republic has proper streets so that you can get from […]
Haïti a besoin en urgence d’un consensus national, indispensable pour organiser des élections. C’est l’analyse faite par International Crisis Group. Cette organisation non-gouvernementale craint une paralysie du pays. Sur place, c’est la […]
“The challenges facing Haiti are not difficult to see”, says Javier Ciurlizza, Crisis Group’s Latin America and Caribbean Program Director. “They focus on a need for good governance, consensus building among the […]
As part of the agreement, included in the summit’s final Declaration of Santiago, leaders agreed to promote a development and reconstruction plan for Haiti, which is struggling to recover from a devastating […]
Several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders are in Chile this weekend attending two summits that the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat said are aimed at strengthening and consolidating Latin America and Caribbean cooperation. – Caribbean360 […]
More than half of Bolivian women have suffered domestic violence, AFP says according to a report out Thursday that found such abuse widespread in Latin America, with partners usually the perpetrators. In […]
Money doesn’t buy happiness, it’s all about living La Vida Latin American-style – The Washington Post
Money doesn’t buy happiness, it’s all about living La Vida Latin American-style – The Washington Post .
Haiti’s revolving door: Human trafficking and smuggling in Latin America .
Op-Ed: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Fighting Poverty in Haiti .
As Mining Conglomerates Target Haiti, Latin America Rises Against Them .
Haiti Led Caribbean GDP Growth Last Year, Will Again in 2012: ECLAC .
A Regime’s Tight Grip – Lessons From Cuba in AIDS Control – NYTimes.com.
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Video chronicles hospital projects in Haiti, debuting Solar2World donation program to aid Latin America – Yahoo! Finance
Video chronicles hospital projects in Haiti, debuting Solar2World donation program to aid Latin America – Yahoo! Finance.
Haiti – Wikileaks (I):: President Obama will Change the World, but not Haiti’s Meager Minimum Wage – Rapadoo Observateur Editorial!
It should come as no surprise to diplomatic communities that Wikileaks’ secret cables recently released about Haiti unveiled American obstructionism. After all, the sun rises due East; fascism is the engine of […]