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“There are a lot of good hotels in Haiti, but there needed to be a multinational brand,” said Denis O’Brien, the founder and chairman of telecom giant Digicel Group, which happily took […]
Photo gallery: Haiti carnival tragedy | Tues., Feb. 17, 2015 | The Miami Herald .
More than a dozen killed in Haiti electrocution when power line hits carnival float | The Miami Herald
More than a dozen killed in Haiti electrocution when power line hits carnival float | The Miami Herald.
“I won,” said Desras. The National Palace informed Desras last month that his senatorial mandate had expired. But the lawmaker, who was elected in 2011 in a special election, had always maintained […]
“It will be difficult for me as prime minister not to let Don Kato go out,” Prime Minister Evans Paul told the Miami Herald in an interview before his office made an […]
“I don’t sense there is a prime minister in the country,” Jean Monard Metellus told listeners before directing his comments to Paul, a friend and former radio host and playwright known by […]
Haiti installs new electoral board hours before U.N. Security Council delegation arrives | The Miami Herald
Haiti installs new electoral board hours before U.N. Security Council delegation arrives | The Miami Herald .
“Some 28 years after the adoption of the Constitution in March 1987, we still struggle to put in place all the institutions that our fundamental Charter had planned,” Martelly acknowledged. “Today 44 […]
President Michel Martelly used his nation’s most solemn anniversary to issue an appeal for calm and unity, asking Haitians to remember the victims of the country’s devastating earthquake five years ago Monday […]
Five years after the world’s worst natural disaster left more than 300,000 dead and an equal number injured, this shattered nation appears to be in recovery mode: a new Supreme Court is […]
One of the first projects approved by the now-defunct Interim Haiti Recovery Commission, the $82.3 million teaching hospital’s slow progress is indicative of the difficulties the Haitian government and donors have faced […]
Supreme Court chief resigns, new electoral council to come | The Miami Herald.
The freedom bell stands in the pantheon just outside the grounds of a razed presidential palace, quietly serving as a symbol of the fight for social justice in an unequal and divided […]
Guillaume’s designation was announced in an email signed by Enex Jean-Charles, the secretary of the council of ministers, that was circulated among cabinet members late Saturday and early Sunday. Jean-Charles confirmed the […]
Haitian President Michel Martelly declined Wednesday to reveal details of his intervention with Cuban leader Raúl Castro on behalf of the United States for the release of USAID subcontractor Alan Gross.But he […]
Haiti’s embattled Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe says he is ready for a new chapter, one away from his country’s high-stakes, unforgiving political trenches.“Having been in office for 31 months, I always said […]
On Tuesday, she was knocked off her pedestal as a Miami federal jury convicted Tondreau of using her popularity as a Haitian-American community leader to lure “straw buyers” into a multimillion-dollar mortgage […]
President Michel Martelly has not yet announced who he will nominate to replace Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe to run the government of the troubled country, and a presidential spokesman, Lucien Juras, declined […]
Bowing to pressure, Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe resigned Saturday, paving the way for a new government to lead the country into long overdue legislative and local elections.Lamothe announced his resignation in […]
“He’s done a really good job,” Clinton said on the margins of his one-day Future of the Americas summit at the University of Miami. “The one thing that Haiti doesn’t want to […]
The president of Haiti’s lower chamber of deputies said he plans to meet Thursday with Senate President Simon Desras in hopes of finding “a common position” on ending a crippling political crisis […]
Recommandations de la Commission Consultative (pdf) – The Miami Herald.
Commissioners were given eight days to examine five issues that arose during more than two months of talks that he held with political parties and civil society and to provide recommendations.“The commission […]
The company only recently learned that the island is entangled in a 99-year lease agreement with a Texas businessman that was born out of Beatlemania and survived multiple Haitian coups and political […]
Progress slow in Haiti’s isle of ill-content | The Miami Herald .
Soon Haitians living in South Florida and elsewhere will no longer have to fly to Haiti to get a national identification card, a critical document to obtain a Haitian passport or the […]
Amid its woes, Haiti offers a striking rugged beauty that is obvious to adventure travelers — rolling hills, steep mountains and rocky terrain that make backpacking or mountain biking just as good […]
Activists say between 35 and 40 children are being detained inside the Carmichael Road Detention Center in Nassau after they were picked up along with their parents during a new round of […]
A Haiti investigative judge assigned to look into allegations of corruption and crimes against humanity by former President-for-Life Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier is continuing to pursue the case despite Duvalier’s death, a […]
Frustrated by the long-delayed legislative and municipal elections in Haiti, the Obama administration is sending one of its leading experts on the earthquake-recovering nation to meet with government and opposition leaders in […]
Venezuela continued its trend as the worst place to do business in the region, ranking at 182. Right behind it is Haiti — which has adopted the slogan that it’s “open for […]
South Florida immigration and Haitian activists vowed Tuesday to closely monitor a new U.S. immigration policy that will allow thousands of Haitians who are eligible to receive a green card in two […]
Haitians eligible to receive green cards in two years soon will be able to wait it out in the United States rather than in Haiti under an expedited family reunification program announced […]
Photo gallery: Haiti bids farewell to Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier | The Miami Herald .
The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday unanimously agreed to renew the mandate of its peacekeeping mission in Haiti for another year, and cut the number of military personnel by half while […]
Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier was cremated Saturday, according to friends who accompanied his body back to the funeral home after a simple Catholic Mass in which he was remembered as the 19-year-old […]
“For decades, water and sanitation have been neglected in Haiti, with serious consequences for public health,” Ban told donors during the conference. “Without safe water and adequate sanitation, people die from preventable […]
Still, more than 30 people a day continue to get infected with cholera, a number that remains unacceptable, according to Haitians and other officials as they prepare for a major donor conference […]
Haiti’s former President-for-life Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier will have to settle for a low-key, non-official affair when he is laid to rest Saturday.The State will not be sponsoring his funeral, a government […]
The old man keeping watch remembered a time not long ago when a frail-looking Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier would pull into the parking lot near Haiti’s razed presidential palace, step from behind […]
After death of Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier, calls for justice remain in Haiti | The Miami Herald
In South Florida, Haitians were equally emotional — and stunned by the news. While the tyrant reign of Papa Doc forced Haitians to flee by the plane loads to New York, Paris […]
Before Rachèle Magloire set out to document the lives of deportees on Haiti’s chaotic streets, the Haiti-born filmmaker, like many others, believed they were the culprits behind nearly every violent act that […]
“Our GDP per capita has increased, and as a result of that we are penalized by no longer being able to access these loans at concessionary rates,” Grenada’s Foreign Minister Nickolas Steele […]
UNESCO says the remains of a Haitian shipwreck, which a U.S. underwater explorer believes comes from Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria flagship, requires further investigation.A UNESCO team led by the former head of […]
Charles, an award-winning foreign correspondent for The Miami Herald, said she wanted to be a doctor and planned on going to medical school after she graduated from college.But something at UNC changed […]
At first, she looks like any adorable 3-year-old, full of giggles while playing peek-a-boo in her father’s arms and waving at neighbors calling her name. That is, until she starts rubbing the […]
Just in time for the third anniversary of Haiti’s earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010, Canada’s principal foreign aid minister, Julian Fantino, delivered a wake-up call to that country’s government by declaring that […]
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: US pledge to rebuild Haiti not being met – Haiti – MiamiHerald.com .
Dominican Republic to require migrant work permits – Haiti – MiamiHerald.com.