Floods leave Haitian farmers struggling in
Floods leave Haitian farmers struggling in Irma's wake: UNReutersBOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It could take months for Haitian farmers to recover as heavy rains brought by Hurricane Irma have flooded parts of the impoverished Caribbean nation, humanitarians said, calling for better disaster preparedness.and more »
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 10:06 am
Post-Irma, Miami's 'Little Haiti' Continues
Voice of AmericaPost-Irma, Miami's 'Little Haiti' Continues to StruggleVoice of AmericaMiami, Florida escaped the worst of Hurricane Irma, but in 'Little Haiti' — home to a low-income African-American and diaspora community from across Haiti, the Caribbean, and Latin America — residents felt the damaging, costly wrath of winds, and ...and more »
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 6:15 am
EDITORIAL: Beware the Haiti experience -
EDITORIAL: Beware the Haiti experienceAntigua ObserverAnd what, pray tell, was the Haiti experience? Well, after the unfortunate twin disasters of the massive 7.0 earthquake in early 2010 that killed upwards of 300,000 souls, followed closely by Hurricane Tomas later that same year, Port Au Prince and ...
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 2:08 am
Violent street protests break out in Haiti
ReutersViolent street protests break out in Haiti over tax hikesReutersPORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Protesters in Haiti damaged commercial buildings in the capital city and set cars on fire on Tuesday, angered by government tax hikes that come at a time when foreign aid is declining. The Port-au-Prince protest, called by ...Violence erupts in Haiti over national budgetJamaica Observerall 3 news articles »
Posted on 12 September 2017 | 4:21 pm
Violent protest erupt in Haiti over budget
Miami HeraldViolent protest erupt in Haiti over budget passed on the eve of Hurricane IrmaMiami HeraldIt wasn't quite a Boston Tea Party. Anti-government protesters Tuesday turned the streets of Haiti's capital into a fiery obstacle course of burning cars and tires, hurling rocks and placing bricks in the middle of the road to protest several new tax ...Commentary: A call for a national day of thanks to God for saving Haiti from the fury of Hurricane IrmaCaribbean News Now (press release) (blog)all 3 news articles »
Posted on 12 September 2017 | 4:18 pm
Haiti - ERIKA : Orange alert in Haiti, the
Thursday, after its passage of the Caribbean arc, the Tropical Storm Erika has strengthened. This morning at 5:00 Tropical Storm Erika is located at 17.7N 67.7W or 122km to the southeast of Punta Cana, 58 km southwest of Puerto Rico. It is currently moving ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:56 pm
Inaugural Chesapeake craft beer festival to
Proceeds from this suds spectacular will benefit the 216 preschool to university youngsters trying to improve their lives at Haiti's Maison Fortuné Orphanage. Begun by Haitian resident/native Lefort Jean Louis, also a Virginia Tech graduate, the facility ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
Former Boston police officer killed in Haiti
A former Boston police officer who served the city for 33 years was shot and killed in Haiti last week, The Boston Globe reported. Yves Dambreville, 66, retired from the Boston Police Department in 2012. He spent most of his career in Mattapan, where his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:11 pm
Dedicated’ former Boston detective slain
A retired Boston police detective hailed as a pioneer in the Hub’s Caribbean community was fatally shot in Haiti on Wednesday by suspects who fled on motorcycles, leaving his grieving family grasping for answers in his mysterious murder.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:59 pm
New tensions between Haiti and Dominican
Ongoing tensions between Haiti and the Dominican Republic took on a new dimension Thursday as a Dominican truckers’ strike entered its 32nd day and frustrated Haitians blocked a road to the border, further paralyzing commerce and trade. As a result of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:07 am