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Tag: Haiti

Congress: Obama Administration to Blame for Haitian...

A bipartisan group of 158 members of Congress has accused the Obama administration of a failure of leadership over the cholera scandal in Haiti,...

Haitian Presidential Candidate to Run Again During...

The top finisher in Haiti’s disputed presidential vote confirmed his participation Wednesday in a rerun of the first round, legitimizing the scheduled Oct. 9...

U.S. Ambassador to Haiti ‘Recognizes’ Interim President,...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The U.S. State Department's special coordinator for Haiti said Thursday that he recognizes Jocelerme Privert as the troubled country's interim...

Haiti Presidential Election Saga Continues as Officials...

Haiti’s decision to rerun its disputed first-round presidential vote continued to ripple through the international community Wednesday as the European Union and the United...

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...

UN Leader Concerned Haiti’s Prolonged Elections Could...

As Haiti holds elections and transitions leaders, UN leader Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expresses concern for the nation during this election. United Nations Secretary-General Ban...

Statue of Hugo Chavez Unveiled in Haiti

Thursday, as part of the 200 years of the military expedition of Los Cayos, the Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Aristóbulo Istúriz Almeida, was...

U.N Being Sued for Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic,...

It was 11 on a Tuesday night nearly six years ago when Jean-Clair Desir's mother fell ill with cholera in the Boucan-Carre district of...

U.N. Secretary General Accused of Keeping Cholera...

The secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has been chastised by five of the U.N.’s own human rights experts who accuse him...

Coffee Company Supports Haiti Farmers By Importing...

The most famous spots for single-origin chocolate are the countries cacao lovers already know well, like Costa Rica, Columbia, Bolivia and the Dominican Republic. Haiti,...

Haiti Swears in Senate Chief Jocelerme Privert...

Haiti's lawmakers selected an opposition senator who served as interior minister under former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide as interim president on Sunday, in a move...

With Unstable Government, Drought, Haiti Also Faces...

An increasing number of Haitians are at risk of being driven deeper into poverty and hunger as Haiti faces its worst food crisis in...

8 Facts About the History of the...

King Louis XIV The Black codes were created in 1685 by the French King Louis XIV as a precautionary measure to prevent enslaved Black people from harming...

Thousands of Haitians Hold Peaceful March Calling...

*Thousands of Haitians Hold Peaceful March Calling for Elections *Thousands in Haiti Hold Peaceful March Calling for Elections Several thousand people held a peaceful march in...

Interim Government Likely to Take Over in...

Haiti is likely to install an interim government to transfer power to a new president, a senior U.S. official said on Monday, after the...

Six Years After Devastating Quake, Haiti Still...

January 12th 2016 Haiti Six Years After The Quake - Political turmoil and lack of international community funds pledged. https://youtu.be/fa6T9g-wUaE?t=5s

Haiti Honors Earthquake Victims in Sixth Anniversary...

Haiti commemorated the sixth anniversary of its tragic Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake Tuesday with a low-key wreath-laying ceremony at the barren mountaintop where many...

Residents Gather in Miami’s Little Haiti Neighborhood...

Longtime residents, business owners and civic leaders gathered in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood on Thursday to deliver a message about their rapidly changing community:...

Award-Winning Series ‘Coming Home’ Explores Haiti’s Hip-Hop...

As a vet of the 305 rap scene who, along with fellow local rapper Garcia and the Crazy Hood Film Academy, has documented the...

Designers from the Caribbean, U.S. and Dominican...

The fourth edition of Haiti Fashion Week kicked off today at Karibe Hotel, with the theme Nourrir Haiti (Nurture Haiti). More than 40 designers from...

Haiti’s Recent Vote to Restore Parliament Accused...

By all accounts, Haiti’s recent vote to restore parliament and select a successor to President Michel Martelly was one of the most tranquil elections...