Tires burn at a roadblock set up by anti-government protesters downtown during a general strike in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on July 9, 2018, part of a protest against a dramatic hike in fuel costs. Dieu Nalio Chery AP


Haiti fuel price jump was ‘guaranteed to lead to backlash,’ U.N. poverty expert says

The United Nations’ top expert on poverty criticized the International Monetary Fund’s continued push to force Haiti to remove fuel subsidies on Monday, and said donors such as the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank should help poor Haitians cushion the blow of the extra cost by increasing assistance to the country. Continue reading.

Analysis: Workings Behind Haiti Gas Increase Revolt

It was 2:15 on Friday afternoon, July 6, when I got the first WhatsApp message. The Haitian government was going to announce that fuel prices would increase the following day by up to 50 percent. It was also somewhere around the 13th minute of the World Cup quarterfinal match between Belgium and Brazil, the national team adopted by most Haitian soccer fans. Continue reading.


EXCLUSIVE: Lack Of Support From Haitian Government And Influencers, Says Haiti Lacrosse Team Captain

As the 55th member of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) and one of the teams to be invited to participate in the World Lacrosse Championship, the Haiti National Lacrosse team was determined to join its competition in Israel this July. Short on funds to get the team to Israel, Haiti’s Head Coach, Barry Ellison, set up a GoFundMe account, hoping to draw enough support from the community to ensure Haiti’s presence by July 12. Continue reading.


5 Boston Restaurants For Tasty Haitian Cuisine

If you’re craving something Haitian, then you must indulge in Haiti’s most loved dishes. These classic Haitian cuisines are far from ordinary. When you are in the Boston area, these are the best places to satisfy your appetite. Continue reading.     

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