Haiti in the News

Haitians say the violence and economic stagnation stemming from a clash between the president and the opposition are worse than anything they have ever experienced. [...]
Sun, Oct 20, 2019 9:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Streets, schools and banks were closed throughout the country, bringing the economy to a standstill. “President Jovenel Moise is not doing anything for us, just killing us,” said a protester. [...]
Sat, Sep 28, 2019 9:57:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The government of the Bahamas has prohibited rebuilding in the Haitian shantytowns destroyed by the Category 5 storm in early September. [...]
Wed, Sep 25, 2019 10:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
More than 2,000 people evacuated to Nassau from ravaged islands, almost all Haitian, are in shelters with nowhere to go. ‘Some dogs are living better.’ [...]
Fri, Sep 13, 2019 10:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
In August 2015, President Michel Martelly inaugurated the Delmas viaduct, a four-lane overpass designed to ease the capital’s grid-locked streets. “This viaduct proves once again that together we can achieve great and beautiful things,” Martelly told the large crowd that had assembled. “More than a dream, more than a project, [...]
Thu, Jun 06, 2019 3:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
On February 17, Haitian police arrested seven Blackwater-like security contractors a few blocks from the country’s Central Bank. Driving in unmarked vehicles and transporting semi-automatic rifles, drones, and other tactical equipment, the contractors claimed to be on a government mission. Four days later the US “rescued” them. None are expected [...]
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 1:27:00 PM, Continue reading at the source