Protesters Clash With Police In Haiti As Death Toll Rises

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators are clashing with police in Haiti’s capital and demanding the ouster of President Jovenel Moise amid the sixth day of protests. Continue reading

Western Countries Call For Dialogue In Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Western countries have condemned the acts of violence occurring in Haiti and are urging all stakeholders in the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to “move the political dialogue forward in ways that advance the interests and aspirations of the Haitian people”. Continue reading

Calls For Haiti’s President To Resign Intensifies

Opposition political parties intensify their calls for Haiti’s president to resign.

It’s after around a dozen protestors died when a car was set on fire after it ploughed into a crowd on Wednesday. Continue reading

Representative Mia Love, Once A Republican Star, Loses Re-Election In Utah

Ben McAdams, the Democratic mayor of Salt Lake County, unseated Representative Mia Love, the first and only black Republican woman in Congress, whose bid for re-election in deep red Utah failed by a narrow margin on Tuesday, according to The Associated Press. Continue reading

Citadelle Laferriere: A Piece Of Haiti’s History

Citadelle Laferriere, built 3,000 feet above sea level atop the mountain Bonnet a L’Eveque, is one of Haiti’s most prominent national symbols. Designed to thwart a French invasion, the fortress was commissioned by King Henri Christophe of Haiti after the revolution and completed in 1820. Christophe’s former residence, Sans-Souci Palace, is located nearby, in the town of Milot. Both the Citadelle and the Palace have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Continue reading

United States Addresses Haiti Crisis

The United States support he efforts of the Haitian authorities to restore order in the country and urge the government to dialogue to address disagreement and find durable solutions without violence,Radio Television Caraibes reports Continue reading

Haiti : Demonstration Didn’t Go as Planned as Strike Plans to Be extended.

Demonstration of the Democratic and Popular Sector coalition, of Friday, November 23, 2018, could not reach Pétionville, contrary to what was planned. It was dispersed by the police at Delmas 60. There were exchanges of gunshot, tear gas, rock throwing and a vehicle was set on fire. Nevertheless the demonstrators do not intend to give up easily and announced three days of continuous strike from November 26 to November 28. Alterpresse reports Continue reading

Haiti: Coffee Production Increasing in Thiotte

Produce Islands SA (PISA), a group that has been supporting for more than a decade the commune of Thiotte with its production has just acquired a farm of 54 tiles in the town of Colin. This farm will help boost production on several levels. It will serve as a model for producers. Reports Le Nouvelliste 
(Thiotte is a commune in the Belle-Anse Arrondissement, in the Sud-Est department of Haiti.)Continue reading

Organization of the American States Addresses Situation in Haiti

General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS), in a statement, presents its condolences to the families of the victims of the latest critical events that took place in Haiti. OAS agrees that the country maintains its democracy and authorize demonstrations, but nevertheless deplores the violence. Radio Metropole reports Continue reading

Creating Jobs on the Haitian-Dominican Border

At the conference organized by the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo (INTEC) around the theme “The frontier: from problem to opportunity”, Juan Vicini and Fernando Capellán, two Dominican businessmen as well as economist Roberto Despradel, say that it is possible to create between 300,000 and 400,000 short-term jobs on the Haitian-Dominican border with strategic investments in the textile industry. This investment would meet the need for a balanced binational development that can reduce migratory pressure. LeNouvelliste reports Continue reading


OAS Concerned About Unrest In Haiti

The demonstrators say they plan to leave Pétion-ville, a suburb of Port-au-Prince, and end in front of the National Palace, where they will repeat calls for President Jovenel Moïse to step down.

The country has been paralysed by several demonstrations, and despite an attempt to resume activities in informal trade, the capital and other areas remained closed. Continue reading

The Bahamas Embassy In Haiti Reopens After Riots

The Bahamas Embassy in Haiti has resumed normal operations after a temporary closure due to riots in Port-au-Prince, according a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday. Continue reading

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