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Beijing targets Haiti as bid to isolate Taiwan heads to the Caribbean  South China Morning Post

If Port-au-Prince 'can uphold the one-China principle,Beijing is willing to establish country-to-country ties', commerce official Wang Xiaoyang says.

Culture Herstory: 11 Haitian Women to Celebrate During Hispanic Heritage Month  Remezcla

Without the Haitian Revolution, there would be no Latin America today. Although Haiti was central to the creation of Latin American states, the fight for abolition ...

He caught one of Haiti’s most wanted criminals. Now the nation’s top cop is out of a job  Miami Herald

Update: On Tuesday, Normil Rameau was sworn-in as acting director of the Haiti National Police. --. A month after arresting one of Haiti's most wanted gang ...

Haiti childhood cancer victim Djooly Jeune is dead  Miami Herald

A Haitian teen whose two-year battle with an advanced form of childhood cancer illustrated how the poor and powerless pay the price for the failure of Haiti's ...

Woman religious makes inroads in eradicating cholera in Haiti  Global Sisters Report

As Sr. Larraine Lauter held the tiny hand of an infant patient at a cholera clinic in Verrettes, Haiti, two years ago, she made a silent promise.

Tempers Flare, Furniture Flies During Haiti Parliament Vote on Prime Minister  VOA News

Tempers flared in Haiti's parliament Tuesday as lawmakers resorted to pushing and shoving each other and swearing to vent frustrations over an act of ...

USAID Ends Haiti Food Insecurity Program  VOA News

Renan Toussaint and Florence Lisene contributed to this report PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Kore Lavi, a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) ...

Haiti: Fuel shortages and price hikes spark new demonstrations |...  Liberation

Originally published by Haïti Liberté. On Sep. 2, demonstrators blocked major roads in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, with burning tires, barricades, and ...

Haiti bids farewell to 15 years of UN peacekeeping  UN News

UN News produces daily news *content* in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, and weekly programmes in Hindi, ...

Book Review: 'Dear Haiti, Love Alaine' By Maika Moulite And Maritza Moulite  NPR

Sisters Maika and Maritza Moulite tackle heavy issues in this novel about a girl who gets sent to live with her aunt in Haiti, and discovers more than she ...

Haitians May Leave Their Country, but It Never Leaves Them  The New York Times

For the characters in Edwidge Danticat's new story collection, “Everything Inside,” the pull of their native land is as complex as it is strong.

Stigma of being Haitian in the Bahamas reignites after Hurricane Dorian  Sun Sentinel

Haitians in the Bahamas are scorned and associated with illegal status, poverty, lack of education and violence. For Hurricane Dorian evacuees of Haitian ...

Humanitarian cargo efforts serve Haiti with food, water  Dayton Daily News

The 88th Logistics Readiness Squadron was an integral part of the Aug. 23 cargo shipment to the people of Haiti, by prepping more than 50 tons of food and ...

Drivers still desperately searching for gas at pumps in Haiti  WPLG Local 10

As the Haitian parliament narrowly approved a new prime minister, drivers are still desperately searching for gas and the lines at filling stations is getting even ...

Haiti gets its first private nature reserve to protect forests and species  Earth.com

Haiti may not be the first place you think of when nature reserves come to mind. Much of Haiti has been ravaged by hurricanes, and the primary source of energy ...

Defamation suit over Haiti sex abuse claim settled  Star Tribune

A defamation lawsuit against an activist who accused an orphanage founder in Haiti of being a serial pedophile has been settled, ending a lawsuit that has ...

Tropical Storm Dorian's rain to impact fuel-starved Haiti  WPLG Local 10

Haitians are already experiencing food and fuel shortages and prices are soaring. In Port-au-Prince, drivers and entrepreneurs who rely on generators for power ...

Haiti's President Survives Impeachment Vote  VOA News

Matiado Vilme in Port-au-Prince contributed to this report WASHINGTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Haiti's President Jovenel Moise has survived an ...

Defamation suit against Freeport man over Haiti sex abuse claim settled  Times Record

PORTLAND — A defamation lawsuit against an activist who accused an orphanage founder in Haiti of being a serial pedophile has been settled, ending a ...

What is Haitian Voodoo?  The Conversation - US

Voodoo is often seen as a practice involving magic. In Haiti, Voodoo is a religion born out of the struggle of slaves. And today, it is used as a form of healing and ...

Gov. Mills pardons Maine man who was deported to Haiti in 2018  WGME

WATERVILLE (BDN) -- A Haitian man who had lived in Waterville until his deportation in early 2018 has been pardoned by Democratic Gov. Janet Mills.

Edwidge Danticat’s ‘Everything Inside’ gathers moving stories about the Haitian diaspora  Tampa Bay Times

In Florida, in Haiti and elsewhere, her finely drawn characters cope with loss and look toward new lives.

'Didychrislito': The Haiti earthquake had a massive impact on me  FIFA.com

Chris 'Didychrislito' Holly's life changed forever in 2010. A devastating earthquake struck his native Haiti that year when he was just 13 years old. The Caribbean ...

After Dorian, Miami Activists Ask Bahamian Leaders to Suspend Immigration Enforcement  Miami New Times

Haitian activists in Miami are calling on the Bahamian government to suspend all immigration enforcement actions until the battered islands and their ...

Jessie Woo On "Moods of a Cancer," Haiti, Culture, History  Papermag

Jessie Woo's debut EP, Moods of a Cancer, which came out in June around her birthday, plays on the car stereo. It's nice to sit in an air-conditioned vehicle of ...

'No Mudd. Mudd Gone': Haitian migrants suffer doubly amid Dorian devastation in Bahamas  AccuWeather.com

After Dorian left a trail of destruction, tempers are beginning to flare, looting is taking place in broad daylight and some are calling for martial law to be put in ...

Poverty proves an obstacle to recovery efforts in Haiti  Mission Network News

Haiti (MNN) – Haiti is in trouble. Between back-to-back natural disasters, a regular revolving door in government, a failing economy,and frequent unrest, ...

Haitians seek to ban ‘Sweet Micky’ from appearing at New York’s West Indian Day Parade  Miami Herald

Haitians want to ban ex-president Michel Martelly's 'Sweet Micky' alter ego from participating in New York's popular West Indian Labor Day parade.

Haitian Youth Choir to perform Aug. 27 in Waterville  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

WATERVILLE — The Haitian Youth Choir of Holy Trinity Church in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, will continue a 24-city U.S. concert tour with its fourth stop on Tuesday, ...

Haiti native sees bottle homes as cure for global problem  The Philadelphia Tribune

MIAMI — Fairy tales say ancient alchemists devoted their lives seeking to turn unlikely materials into gold. Now, in modern times, and with the same spirit as the ...

Orphanage Founder Wins $3M Defamation Settlement Despite Haitian Boys Coming Forward with Stories of Sexual Abuse  Atlanta Black Star

Despite testimony from alleged male victims, insurance companies agreed to pay a $3 million settlement after a Haitian orphanage owner accused of sexually.

Haiti Basketball Holds First Camp for 2020 International Competition  Haiti Sentinel

The Haitian Basketball Federation (HBF) held its first camp in Miami to identify potential players for their national team. Although the senior national team has no ...

AP Interview: Haitian president pledges to outlast troubles  CBS17.com

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's president says he will serve out his term despite rising violence, poor economic performance and months of protests ...

Haitian lawyer criticizes mission agency's payments to clients in sex abuse case  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Haitian lawyer is criticizing how representatives of an Ohio-based mission agency acted in negotiating directly with his clients without him present, paying ...

Dorian: Bahamian Authorities Not Reporting Haitian Victims says Embassy Official  Haiti Sentinel

The Charge d'Affaires for Haiti in the Bahamas does not know how many Haitians, more than 200,000 not including the undocumented, that are dead or injured ...

Haitian Man Pardoned By Governor; Could Be Returned To Maine  Maine Public

Maine Democratic Gov. Janet Mills has pardoned a man her predecessor declined to help before his deportation to Haiti.

Haitian Youth Choir  Severna Park Voice

Showcasing their home country's rich musical traditions this concert raises awareness of Haiti's ongoing rebuilding effort and need for assistance.

Haitian embassy reputation 'stained'  Bahamas Tribune

HAITI'S inquiry into corruption at its embassy in The Bahamas has revealed “unacceptable situations” and “wrongdoing,” Haiti's Foreign Affairs Minister Bocchit ...

A giant Little Haiti project is met with cautious approval  WPLG Local 10

Leonie Hermantin wants to do anything she can to make the Miami neighborhood of Little Haiti better for its residents and for the rich culture symbolized in ...

Bernie Andre shows talent at Haitian national team minicamp  Arizona Daily Sun

Northern Arizona basketball's Bernie Andre has always held his Haitian roots close.

Beloved Hospital – Dispatches from Haiti  Peoria Journal Star

It is easy to criticize Muslim jihadists from my computer in Peoria. And it is easy to tweet something negative about Russia's Boris Yeltsin from Peoria. However ...

Many Hands for Haiti Holding Pignon in Pella  KNIA / KRLS Radio

A ministry based in Pella with international ties will be bringing a taste of the Carribbean to the Tulip City this weekend. Executive Leader of Many Hands for Haiti ...

Government re-introduces visa requirements for Haitian nationals  Dominica News Online

The government has, with immediate effect, re-introduced visa requirements for Haitian nationals entering Dominica. According to a release issued by the ...

The Haitian-based film 'Lalo's House' screens at Oakland Film Fest  San Francisco Bay View

by M.O.I. JR Valrey. A film that hit me hard in the heartstrings and that correlates to current events in the news is “Lalo's House,” which deals with the trafficking of ...

6-10 center from Haiti includes KU, K-State, Texas Tech on his list of eight schools  Kansas City Star

Gethro Muscadin, a 6-10 senior center originally from Haiti, has KU and Kansas State on his final list of eight schools.

Haitian community forms group to assist relief efforts  Bahamas Tribune

IN the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, prominent members of the Haitian community have formed the United Haitian Community Front to assist with relief efforts in ...

Haiti Wants Bahamas To Grant Temporary Asylum To Undocumented Migrants Affected By Hurricane Dorian  rjrnewsonline.com

Haitian Chargé d'Affaires Dorval Darlier wants the Bahamaian government to grant temporary asylum to undocumented migrants affected by Hurricane Dorian.

Russia Soon to Allow Haitians to Travel Without Visa, says Foreign Minister  Haiti Sentinel

Foreign Minister Edmond Bocchit said a memorandum of understanding is in the works with Russia to allow Haitian citizens to travel to the country and Russian ...

Salvadoran, Haitian TPS Holders Watching California Case Closely  Everett Independent

For Revere's Karla Morales-Villalobos and her family, the fate of what they call home – which is the Revere, Everett and East Boston communities – hangs in the ...

WATCH Haiti's First Loss to Curacao Since 1950  Haiti Sentinel

Haiti dropped the first of doubles against Curacao on Saturday with a [1 - 0] finish. The victory was a historical one for Curacao. It was their first win over Haiti ...

Ron DeSantis says feds, not Florida, have role to play in Bahamian crisis.  Tampa Bay Times

This is a relationship with a foreign country. The federal government is doing it,'' DeSantis said Monday. That approach is a sharp contrast to how his two ...

New Breakfast And Brunch Spot, Pura Vida, Debuts In Little Haiti  CBS Miami

MIAMI (Hoodline) – Looking to chow down on some breakfast and brunch fare? A new spot has you covered. Pura Vida, the newcomer is located at 3818 N.E. ...

Don't Discriminate Against Haitians  EyeWitness News

Activist Dispels Rumours Haitians Being Arrested BY ROGAN SMITH Haitians from Marsh Harbour, Abaco and Grand Bahama are now faced with the terrifying ...

'Everything Inside' gathers moving stories about Haitian diaspora  Florida Courier

That's true of many of the characters in Edwidge Danticat's powerful new short story collection, “Everything Inside.” Like Danticat herself,

Versatile Haitian-American Singer/Songwriter Natalie Jean Wins Gold in the 2019 Global Music Awards  Haitian Times

Haitian American singer and songwriter Natalie Jean took home the Gold Medal in the August 2019 Global Music Awards. Jean won for her song, “You Don't ...

'Do Not Travel To Haiti,' U.S. Tells Citizens, Citing Violent Unrest  NPR

"Do not travel to Haiti due to crime and civil unrest," the U.S. State Department says, urging Americans to avoid the country that is wracked with violent protests ...

Meet the Petrochallengers: A new generation wants to bring accountability to Haiti. Can they succeed?  PRI

Leaders are accused of embezzling well over a billion dollars earmarked for social and development projects in Haiti, fueling protests that shut down the country.

Why a Venezuelan Oil Program Is Fueling Massive Street Protests in Haiti  TIME

Haitians are demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse amid claims he stole from Venezuelan aid program PetroCaribe.

Haiti Protesters Demand Resignation Of President Jovenel Moïse  NPR

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse is facing escalating challenges to his leadership after government auditors found even more evidence of large-scale corruption, ...

Despite punishing history, Haiti remains revolutionary, remarkable  USA TODAY

Haiti is a nation familiar with adversity. It was founded by blacks who won freedom from slavery by force of arms, then was ostracized by world powers that ...

‘A historic moment.’ U.N. establishes a replacement for departing Haiti peacekeepers  Miami Herald

The UN Security Council agreed Tuesday to replace its current justice and police development peacekeeping mission in Haiti with a special political mission.

Deaths, protests in Haiti as Venezuela aid scandal increases calls for president to go  Miami Herald

Thousands of angry Haitians marched in protest in Port-au-Prince on Sunday, decrying corruption and stepping up calls for the resignation of President Jovenel ...

Haiti: Chase Those Crazy Baldheads Out of Town  Liberation

Originally published July 31 in Haïti Liberté. On Feb. 7, 2019,[2] thousands of Haitians took to the streets of Port-au-Prince and other major cities such as ...

Corruption and Violence Are Crippling Haiti  Daily Signal

Street protests against government corruption have resulted in increased cases of vandalism, fires, gunshots, injuries, and death in Haiti.

The fight for transparency in Haiti  The Week Magazine

Hundreds of Haitians took to the streets in March to demand the release of a final audit report accusing Haiti's political class of embezzling or misusing well over ...

Haiti senator tied to kidnapping committed by notorious gang leader, police say  Miami Herald

A notorious gang leader, Arnel Joseph, arrested by Haiti National Police has been tied to several kidnapping cases. Also implicated, a Haitian senator and ...

U.N. investigators say Haitian government condoned massacre that left dozens dead  Miami Herald

A U.N. human-rights investigation into a November massacre in a poor Haiti slum is pointing the finger at the Haitian government and raising questions about ...

Haiti protests: Why are so many people on the streets?  BBC News

Activists have taken to the streets in Haiti's capital to protest about what they say is government corruption.

Opinion: Haiti's Troubles Must Not Be Forgotten  NPR

Haitians are angry about rising costs, austerity measures and corruption. Haiti's democracy needs improvement, argue researchers Athena Kolbe and Robert ...

Washington Meddling in Haiti Neglected by US Press  Truthout

The corporate media is failing to inform audiences of the increasingly dire crisis in Haiti.

Haiti Situation Report, 17 Jun 2019 - Haiti  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Haiti about Coordination, Disaster Management, Drought, Earthquake and more; published on 17 Jun 2019 by OCHA.

Dorval Darlier Charge of Embassy in Bahamas after Recall of 6 Diplomats  Haiti Sentinel

The Consulat General of Haiti in Montreal, Dorval Darlier, will be taking the head of the Haitian Embassy in the Bahamas after the recall of 6 diplomats at that ...

CityLine: September 8, 2019: Temporary Protected Status-TPS  WCVB Boston

CityLine profiled a T-P-S recipient and immigration advocates on the front lines of the legal and social battle.

OAS tells Haiti opposition to back off — and tells president to start governing  Miami Herald

A fact-finding mission from the Organization of American States concluded its visit on Wednesday to a politically volatile Haiti with two messages, and a proposal ...

Is Haiti Unraveling?  Global Americans

While attention is rightly focused on Venezuela's politico-humanitarian crisis, the precarious situation that has been evolving in Haiti over the past year has ...

Haiti President Jovenel Moise appeals for calm, says he’s not corrupt  Miami Herald

Haiti President Jovenel Moise defends his record, and responds to allegation over his involvement in Venezuela aid corruption scandal.

Haiti’s president nominates a new prime minister, his fourth in less than three years  Miami Herald

Haiti President Jovenel Moise has nominated a new prime minister, a relatively unknown government employee, Fritz William Michel. This is Moise's fourth PM ...

Creating an oasis of hope in one of Haiti's most dangerous neighborhoods  CNN

Gang warfare, overflowing sewage and protests mar the streets of Cité Soleil, near Haiti's capital. Amid the chaos, Daniel Tillias offers a safe place for children ...

An OAS delegation is headed to politically volatile Haiti. But can it defuse tensions?  Miami Herald

A high-level delegation from the Organization of American States is headed on Wednesday to Haiti, where a solution to a brewing political crisis appears ...

Haiti: Humanitarian Situation Report No. 2 - Feb 19th, 2019 - Haiti  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Haiti about Contributions, Coordination, Children, Women, Epidemic and more; published on 19 Feb 2019 by UNICEF.

Haiti business leaders ask president to break gridlock after another day of violence  Miami Herald

Haiti's leading business chambers want Haitian President Jovenel Moïse to show a good-faith effort to end ongoing violent demonstrations by coming to the ...

Photos: Unrest in Haiti  CNN

Violent protests have gripped the country of Haiti since February 7. Demonstrators have been calling for President Jovenel Moise to resign over corruption ...

American Airlines, Spirit reduce service to Haiti just as tourism appears to make comeback  Miami Herald

Citing the grounding of the Boeing MAX, American Airlines says it will reduce its daily flights from Miami to Port-au-Prince to one a day. The move comes after ...

Haitian senators ransack Parliament in failed effort to ratify a new government  Miami Herald

Haiti's third attempt to ratify a new government and prime minister ended in chaos Thursday, when a vote in the country's Senate was interrupted as four ...

5 Americans arrested in Haiti as violent protests continue  CNN

Haiti Foreign Minister Bocchit Edmond confirmed Monday that five Americans on the island have been arrested.

Why Has Haiti Risen Up Once Again?  Truthout

Haiti's recent uprising is only the latest example of the country's resistance to imperialism.

Expats Want To Fix Haiti's Food Crisis By Buying Its Food. It Actually Makes Sense  WJCT NEWS

Last week Haiti saw violent street clashes between police and protesters calling for the ouster of President Jovenel Moïse. Moïse is accused of embezzling.

What is going on in Haiti?  TRT World

It has been nearly two weeks since the people of Haiti took to the streets to demand an end to socio-economic deprivation and corruption scandals.

Americans detained in Haiti have returned to the US, reports say  CNN

A group of Americans detained in Haiti and accused of being "terrorists" by the country's leader has returned to the United States, according to the Miami Herald.

Haiti needs the United Nations to stay | TheHill  The Hill

In a little more than four months, the United Nations is set to depart from Haiti, capping a 15-year presence that has not been without warts, but that has helped ...

You Can't Understand Haiti's Protests Without Understanding History  WBUR

To describe the Haitian protests as merely “anti-corruption” is to willfully ignore the complicity of the U.S. in installing and upholding corrupt leaders, write Anne ...

Haiti at a standstill as street clashes continue over demands for president’s ouster  Miami Herald

Tensions escalated on the streets of Haiti's capital as protesters on Monday again barricaded roads with burning tires, set a Port-au-Prince broadcast station's ...

Taiwan president heads to Caribbean amid tensions with China. First stop: Haiti.  Miami Herald

President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan is looking to shore up her country's few remaining Caribbean allies with a 12-day, four-country trip, beginning with a visit to ...

As protests and deaths escalate in Haiti, mayors cancel pre-Carnival parties  Miami Herald

There were more deaths and injuries in Haiti on Friday as Haitians took to the streets in a second day of protests, and the mayors of two major cities announced ...

Twitter, Facebook, Airbnb have made it to Haiti. Now it’s these Google employees’ turn.  Miami Herald

When Google developers gather in Silicon Valley on Tuesday to hear about the company's latest projects, thousands of miles away in Haiti hundreds of budding ...

Is Haiti a Failing State?  Haitian Times

This article originally appeared in Global Americans. Is Haiti a failing state? Or is it, as they say in French, “a la dérive?” The expression more accurately depicts ...

It’s been 33 years since Haiti welcomed democracy. How did it mark the day? Protests.  Miami Herald

Thirty-three years after Haitian President-for-Life Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier fled into exile Haitians marked the day Thursday with widespread protests ...

Dozens brutally killed, raped in Haiti massacre, police say. ‘Even young children were not spared’  Miami Herald

While members of Congress anxiously await word on what happened with a Haiti massacre in 2018, a Haitian police report provides the first official accounts of ...

‘I am alarmed,’ U.N. Secretary General says about 2018 Haiti massacre  Miami Herald

U.N. Secretary General tells Security Council that he's “alarmed” by the 2018 killings in the Port-au-Prince neighborhood of La Saline, and calls on Haitian ...

Strike paralyses Haiti, protesters demand president resign  Aljazeera.com

Schools, businesses and government offices are closed as protesters block roads across the capital Port-au-Prince.