Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Tag: PORT-AU-PRINCE

What the Media Won’t Tell You About...

On Monday, workers in Haiti shut down the capital of Port-au-Prince as protests were held across the country against austerity measures in the Caribbean...

Jovenel Moïse Is Officially Confirmed as Haiti’s...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — Following the declaration by the Office of the National Electoral that "it has not detected any massive fraud but...

Haiti Presidential Election in Jeopardy Once More

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — After publishing a new electoral calendar fixing the date of the presidential election on Nov. 20, which had originally...

Haiti Moving Forward With Presidential Elections Despite...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — Following the forced postponement of presidential elections in Haiti that were originally planned for Sunday, Oct.9, the Provisional Electoral...

Angela Davis to Headline Caribbean Culture Conference...

The conversation between Cornell University Africana Studies professor Carole Boyce Davies, and radical Black activist Angela Davis went something like this: “I am headed to...

Haiti Faces the Negative Effects of Too...

In Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, the wheels of economic progress grind forward slowly. In the case of a newly-rehabilitated flour...

A Leading Political Party in Haiti Says...

A leading political party in Haiti announced on Tuesday that it was pulling out of next month's legislative elections, saying it was the primary...

Two Activist Groups Stage Parallel Protests in...

Miami (AFP) - Controversy surrounding the Dominican Republic's deportation of Haitians trickled into the United States on Wednesday as two groups staged parallel protests...

Aristide Supporters Clash With UN Peacekeepers in...

U.N. peacekeepers in Haiti clashed with supporters of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince. Dozens of Aristide's supporters had set up barricades...

Plans to Rebuild Port-au-Prince Creates New Wave...

The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks and manicured expanses of grass. The...

Cuban Doctors Bring Healthcare to Haiti’s Poor

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - It’s Saturday, and the entrance hall of a police station in front of the busy market in Salomon in the Haitian...

Digicel, Marriott Break Ground on $45 Million...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Digicel and Marriott International have broken ground on the US$45 million 175-room Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand hotel in the Turgeau...

Storm Isaac Lashes Haiti With Winds, Floods...

Update: At least three Haitians were reported dead; a woman and a child in Souvenance and a 10-year-old girl in Thomazeau. Thousands were evacuated...

A 7-Story Vision of Haiti’s Future Being...

From the once devastated grounds of Delmas, Haiti, a new all-glass complex will rise as a vision of Haiti’s future. Commissioned, designed and constructed...

Haiti Dance Group Battles for Cultural Survival

When an earthquake shook Haiti's capital in January 2010, bringing death and destruction to the impoverished Caribbean nation, it all but crushed the dreams...

Haiti Focusing on Attracting Investments and Tourism

Haiti, known mainly for its natural disasters, starving citizens and government corruption scandals, is hoping to leave its tumultuous past behind and re-invent itself...

Soccer Stadium Planned for Haiti’s Notorious Cite...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) A local sports hero, a New York real estate developer and a well-known architect are teaming up to build a soccer...

New Haitian Prime Minister Outlines His Plans...

PORT-AU-PRINCE -- Haiti’s latest prime minister is a tech-savvy, driven decision-maker who is determined to drag this pen-and-paper society into modernity as he strives...