Thousands of Haitians took to the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince Thursday to demand that President Michel Martelly step down and new elections be held.Protesters brandished signs calling on Canada, France and […]
Standing on a concert stage near the presidential grounds in Port-au-Prince, the leader accused a small group of opposition lawmakers of dragging their feet on adopting a national budget that would provide […]
While Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe appealed for calm, a gas station went up in flames as demonstrators denounced perceived abuse and corruption in the poverty-stricken Caribbean country. Calling for Martelly’s resignation, opponents […]
Haitian President Michel Martelly has appointed a council to oversee legislative and local elections that are two years overdue. The leader announced on his Facebook page Tuesday that he had made the […]
President Michel Martelly’s critics have closed a major thoroughfare in Port-au-Prince. About 2,000 protesters snaked through the capital Thursday, calling on Martelly to resign and accusing him of corruption. Before being dispersed […]
A U.S. government audit of Haiti health care projects financed by Washington has found many of them to be significantly behind schedule, a report said Monday. The projects aimed to improve the […]
The National Unity Party was founded by Duvalier’s predecessor, his father Francois “Papa Doc,” who quashed political dissent and banned opposition parties through the use of dreaded private militia known as the […]
Richard François felt relief and a sliver of hope the day he moved his family into the house a few minutes from the homeless camp in the Champs de Mars, one of […]
Police detectives in Haiti are investigating the deaths of four people in a rough neighborhood west of the capital. Journalists say local authorities remove four bodies from an old building and place […]
Only cactus grows along the dirt road fringing arid fields on the way to the isolated village of Bas des Moustiques, on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Port-de-Paix in Haiti. […]
“La situation est préoccupante, elle nécessite une assistance alimentaire et nutritionnelle urgente”, a indiqué Peter de Clercq, coordonnateur résident humanitaire de l’ONU et responsable adjoint de la mission des Nations unies en […]
After months of drought in northwest Haiti, the subsistence farmer struggles to find food for his 13 children. To earn a little money, he must turn to work that only makes things […]
A Haitian official says that two people have died and 102 others have been injured in Carnival festivities that began Sunday. Patrick Cerilus of Haiti’s Civil Protection Office said Tuesday that an […]
Supporters of two-time President Jean-Bertrand Aristide are rallying in the Haitian capital to mark the 10th anniversary of his second ouster. The largely male crowd reached about 2,000 Thursday as it passed […]
Judge Borgella Shoute said Farah Marlin and Yrose Pressoir were stopped last Wednesday by police with Haiti’s child protection unit after they had just left the Hotel Karibe, a high-end hotel popular […]
“We understand that, with this nomination, the pope wants to invite us to cultivate joy even in the midst of sadness,” he said. “The joy, the suffering, the pain of the Haitian […]
Bill Clinton has arrived in Haiti to visit several projects that focus on agriculture and the environment. The former U.S. president is to tour a solar-powered school that his private foundation has […]
Haitian police said on Thursday that a small plane piloted by a U.S. citizen suffered mechanical problems and made an emergency landing in a field of bananas in Haiti. Police inspector Joachin […]
\”Haiti is very sick. We need to rebuild this country of ours,\” Martelly said in a televised address marking Independence Day. \”But this work is not that of a single president or […]
Lawmakers in Uruguay on Monday voted to keep peacekeepers in Haiti through the end of 2014, but said the government would keep open the option of an earlier full withdrawal. The legislation […]
Thousands of young Haitians demonstrated Friday in several cities demanding that President Michel Martelly step down. In the capital of Port-au-Prince, demonstrators from multiple neighborhoods converged on the US embassy to denounce […]
\”Some of them were caught in the streets, with their children, and were sent to Haiti – like that, without anything,\” Mr Azolin said. According to workers for the Haitian government\’s National […]
The expulsions and voluntary departures follow violence that engulfed the town of Neiba in the southwestern corner of the Dominican Republic. The couple was slain last week during an apparent burglary near […]
More than 100 additional people have been deported to Haiti from neighboring Dominican Republic after an elderly Dominican couple was killed, a spokesman for a Haitian migrant advocacy group said Monday. The […]
As the fourth anniversary of the disaster approaches, more than 170,000 Haitians are still living in makeshift housing, in extremely precarious conditions and sometimes facing eviction. Widlene and her family live in […]
Police fired tear gas Monday in Haiti\’s two main cities to disperse thousands of protesters demanding better living conditions and the resignation of President Michel Martelly. Related Stories French riot police use […]
Police in Haiti appealed for calm on Saturday ahead of planned protests between supporters and opponents of President Michel Martelly, who is facing demands to resign. Several opposition groups announced plans to […]
\”The unfolding human tragedy caused by super typhoon Haiyan will only be captured in future reports,\” said Soenke Kreft, a co-author of the report issued on the sidelines of November 11-22 talks […]
Since a cholera epidemic began in Haiti in 2010, the disease has killed more than 8,300 people in that country. The bacteria that cause cholera may be settling in for good in […]
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In this Jan. 11, 2012 file photo, people make boat shoes at a local clothing and shoe factory, Caracol Industrial Park, during a visit by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in Ouanaminthe, […]
Amnesty International accuses Haitian authorities of forcibly evicting displaced residents from Port-au-Prince’s sprawling tent cities as private landowners move back to reclaim property. Sarah Sheffer reports. via | Watch the video – […]
The Center for Economic and Policy Research analyzed the $1.15 billion pledged after the January 2010 quake and found that the “vast majority” of the money it could follow went straight to […]
It abruptly stops before reaching farmer Liphete Denis’ front door, replaced by a rocky dirt path that floods in the rainy season and billows dust clouds when the weather turns dry. “I […]
Haitian ex-president Jean-Bertrand Aristide answered prosecutors’ questions Wednesday in a landmark investigation for the country over charges he used homeless children to get donations. Thousands of Aristide supporters gathered outside a courthouse […]
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