Haiti in the News

New research delivers surprising findings about Indigenous people in the region before contact with Europeans. [...]
Wed, Dec 23, 2020 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Usó su tiempo libre de las competencias, debido a la pandemia, para reflexionar sobre el mundo y el lugar que ocupa en él. Cuando llegó el momento de hablar, lo hizo a su manera. [...]
Fri, Dec 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
She used her time away from competing during the pandemic to reflect on the world and her place within it. When the time came to speak, she approached it in her own distinct way. [...]
Wed, Dec 16, 2020 8:06:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
On November 26, 2020, the Haitian government published two decrees on national security. The first creates a new national intelligence agency, while the second greatly expands the definition of terrorism. Haitian president Jovenel Moise has been ruling by decree since January when the terms of parliament expired, and has used [...]
Mon, Dec 14, 2020 9:34:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The follow is a guest post from the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti.  On Thursday, December 10, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) will hold a hearing on pervasive impunity and a lack of judicial independence in Haiti. The event will be broadcast live here. The Commission, a [...]
Wed, Dec 09, 2020 6:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
On November 18, the 217th anniversary of the Battle of Vertières where Haitians delivered a fatal blow to Napoleon’s troops during their struggle for independence, thousands took to the streets across the country to protest rising insecurity and government inaction. Anti-government actions took place in Cap-Haitien, Gonaïves, l’Estère, Saint-Marc, Delmas, [...]
Mon, Nov 30, 2020 7:53:00 PM, Continue reading at the source