UN eyes transition of Haiti role from peacekeeping to development

The United Nations has already started to prepare for a post-peacekeeping presence in Haiti, a senior UN official said Tuesday, stressing there are many reasons to be optimistic that the country’s progress towards stability is now irreversible. Continue Reading

Haiti launches campaign to vaccinate over 2 million children against diphtheria, with PAHO support

In the coming weeks, more than 2.3 million Haitian children between the ages of 1 and 14 are expected to be vaccinated against diphtheria, a bacterial infection that causes throat inflammation and difficulty breathing and that in severe cases can lead to death. Continue reading


PNH Arrest three soldiers from the new army

Rodini Pierre-Louis, Dave Basquin and Livens Dervil, three soldiers-technicians of the Corps of Military Engineers from the remobilized army were arrested by authorities on the evening of Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Anse-Rouge (department Artibonite). They’re accused of starting a fight and using their firearms at the club “Vavou N’Feeling” injuring at least two people. Continue reading


Trump says military troops will guard US-Mexico border

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he’s directing the U.S. military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border in lieu of, for now, a border wall. However, a defense official who spoke on the condition of anonymity had no immediate details as to how many troops would be used or what authorities they would have. Continue reading

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