People throughout Haiti's devastated south-western peninsula have formed makeshift brigades to clear debris as anger grows over the delay in aid for remote communities more than a week after Hurricane Matthew hit.
There’s something sick about any Irish Government going to Europe to plead and bargain, just to get a little bit of a delay in the payment of a just a portion of what the Irish people are being forced to pay of other people’s losses and still other people’s debts.
Musician Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly scored a come-from-behind victory in Haiti's presidential run-off, according to preliminary results from last month's election showing he easily defeated a former first lady for the leadership of a country facing enormous challenges.
IT IS heartening to see that Haiti’s monstrous former dictator, Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier, has failed, thus far at least, in his sleight-of-hand attempt to gain access to the millions of dollars he has stashed away in currently-frozen Swiss bank accounts. Instead, he is facing serious criminal charges in Haiti.
Former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier told Haitians he had returned after 25 years in exile to participate in the post-earthquake reconstruction of his homeland and was ready to face “persecution” for alleged crimes during his administration.
Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier returned to Haiti after nearly 25 years in exile, a surprising and perplexing move that comes as his country struggles with a political crisis and the stalled effort to recover from last year’s devastating earthquake.
A cholera outbreak that already has left 250 people dead and more than 3,000 sickened is at the doorstep of an enormous potential breeding ground: the squalid camps in Port-au-Prince where 1.3 million Haiti earthquake survivors live.