The shallow, magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northern Haiti on Saturday, spreading panic, particularly around Port-de-Paix, a coastal town that absorbed the brunt of the shockwave. Two more people were confirmed dead on […]
Haitian officials are reporting a spike in cholera cases late last year and carrying over into the first three months of 2015 as an early start to the rainy season has public […]
As many as 40 Haitian migrants were feared dead after their ship bound for the Turks and Caicos Islands capsized in the Caribbean off Haiti’s north coast, the U.S. Coast Guard said […]
Most of the dead, 15 men and 3 women, died during a stampede after one of the floats carrying a popular band hit an overhead electric cable causing a sudden large flash […]
Haiti Protesters, police clash over fuel hikes.
‘Consensus’ government fails to end Haiti protests .
Haitian President Michel Martelly has named a new cabinet as he tries to end a wave of street protests against his rule of the impoverished Caribbean country, but opposition leaders said he […]
Facing the city’s ruined cathedral, the tent she shares with her husband and two children is one of hundreds assembled from bed sheets, tarpaulin, wooden sticks and string.”I thought I’d live in […]
Haiti’s former dictator, Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, was laid to rest on Saturday, marking the end of a political dynasty notorious for its corruption and abuse of human rights.At a private funeral […]
The Santa Maria was one of a fleet of three vessels that left Spain in 1492 to look for a shorter route to Asia. The ship is believed to have drifted onto […]
A truck accident killed 24 people and injured 37 on Tuesday on a highway in southern Haiti near the city of Petit-Goâve, officials said.The truck was carrying passengers on the main highway […]
The vetiver plant, a tropical grass, is a little-known Haitian agricultural treasure, producing one of the most prized essential oils for high-end perfumes. “It’s sent across the sea,” said Rose-Marie Adona, a […]
Thousands of proud Haitians packed the national soccer stadium in the capital on Sunday for a special outdoor Mass by the country’s first Roman Catholic Cardinal, appointed last month by Pope Francis. […]
“Right has triumphed,” said human rights lawyer Pierre Esperance. “It’s monumental. Haiti is not isolated and international right applies in the country. So crimes against humanity are part of our law.” The […]
A boat smuggling suspected migrants to the United States capsized off Florida’s southeast coast on Thursday, killing at least three people on board, authorities said. A Royal Netherlands Navy ship en route […]
The earthquake left almost 1.5 million people homeless in what was already the poorest country in the Americas. While the camp\’s closure marks a milestone in Haiti\’s recovery from the earthquake that […]
Haiti was the world\’s first black republic and the first Caribbean state to achieve independence, but decades of violence, dictatorship, coups, debt and national disasters have left it the poorest nation in […]
A judge concluded the investigation into one of Haiti\’s most notorious political assassinations on Friday, accusing nine people of having a hand in the killing of radio journalist Jean Dominique, including several […]
The talks are the first under a newly created binational commission designed to improve often hostile relations between the neighbors. They share the island of Hispaniola, the most populous in the Caribbean, […]
The World Bank\’s special envoy to Haiti voiced concern on Wednesday about how the government was using public funds generated by cut-rate Venezuelan petroleum imports, saying a lack of transparency was the […]
The Ministry of Finance official was responding to a World Bank envoy who expressed concern over a lack of transparency in Haiti\’s handling of public funds generated by cut-rate Venezuelan petroleum imports. […]
Her 5-year-old son’s condition deteriorated, and without proper care he soon died. Still grieving, Alarconciles now questions her decision to leave her native Bolivia for Brazil, where salaries can be many times […]
By 6:30 p.m. military forces began moving around Cairo. Tanks and troops headed for the presidential palace — although it was unclear whether Mr. Morsi was inside — while other soldiers ringed […]
“Je ne serais pas surpris si d’autres pays commençaient à annuler ou à réduire leurs achats de blé américain, notamment des pays asiatiques, ce qui mettrait la demande de blé sous pression”, […]
Some 65,000 people were forcibly evicted from 175 camps between July 2010 and the end of March 2013, Amnesty said in a report, warning that more than a quarter of the 320,000 […]
Duvalier, 61, the country’s former “president for life,” returned to Haiti in January 2011 after 25 years of exile and was briefly detained on charges of corruption, theft and misappropriation of funds.A […]
Photographer’s blog: Inside Haiti’s condemned National Palace | Reuters .
Triple jumper asks Facebook friend to help heal Haiti | Reuters .
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Human rights activists acclaimed a Dominican Republic (DR) court’s historic conviction and 15-year prison sentencing of two Haitian child traffickers charged with smuggling, trafficking and exploiting Haitian children’s labor. “It is the […]
Haitians bound for Brazil languish in Peru’s Amazon | Reuters .
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