Haiti beats Canada, reaches Gold Cup semifinals
Haiti reached the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup for the first time, overcoming a two-goal deficit to beat Canada 3-2 on Saturday night.
The 101st-ranked Haitians will play Mexico on Tuesday night in Glendale, Arizona. Mexico beat Costa Rica 5-4 in a shootout after they tied 1-1 in the second game of the doubleheader. Continue reading
Funeral for murdered journalist announced
The funeral of journalist Pétion Rospide, shot dead on the evening of June 10 outside Port-au-Prince will be held on July 6 at the Sacred Roman Catholic Church in Turgeau. Since his death, the media has condemned the act and have called on law enforcement and judicial authorities to investigate the murder. Continue reading
Mexico Returns 81 Migrants to Haiti Amid US Pressure
Mexican immigration officials say they have returned 81 migrants to Haiti after attending to “technical” considerations and seeing to the security of the captain of the plane taking them to the Caribbean nation. Continue reading
Agricultural production affected by crisis
A report by the Food Security Early Warning Network mentions that the rains during the third week of May proved to be very favorable for the development of spring crops especially in regions with less than 40% rainfall during the month of April.
However, because of the political crisis, food prices are currently on the rise. Continue reading
Haiti to face Mexico in Semifinal Tuesday
The Grenadiers will face off against Mexico in the semifinals on Tuesday in Chicago after a thrilling 3-2 victory over Canada in the quarterfinals Saturday. Haiti trailed in the first half before coming from behind to defeat Canada for the first time in three tries. Continue reading
Face2Face Africa to honor Haitian actor Jimmy Jean-Louis
Haitian-born actor Jimmy Jean-Louis will be receiving the Impact in Entertainment” award at the FACE List Awards during the Pan-African Weekend in New York from July 18 to July 21, 2019. Jean-Louis will be honored for his contributions to helping Haiti in its time of need in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake and for his prominent roles in the Haitian film “The President” and “Toussaint Louverture.” Continue reading
Opinion: How has democracy helped Haiti?
Haiti is experiencing a number of difficulties and crises of all kinds, ranging from political, social to economic problems. With the constitution of 1987, democracy was established in Haiti following the fall of the dictatorship of President Jean Claude Duvalier. Some think that with the establishment of democracy in Haiti, things have become more difficult, especially with a rather corrupt and immoral society,where a large majority of the people are illiterate and unable to plan for the future of the country. Continue reading