Dominican defense minister Rubén Paulino on Sun. affirmed that the country’s embassy in Haiti isn’t in any danger as Dominican…
At least three U.S. carriers resumed flying in and out of Haiti’s capital Sunday as the country attempted to return to normal following days of civil unrest that left businesses burned and looted, and saw streets barricaded with burning tires.
Further looting occurred Sunday in Port-au-Prince, where residents were trying to resume operations after two days of violence triggered by the announcement – suspended since – of a significant increase in fuel prices.
The demonstrations drew an impassioned plea by Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant for calm.
“Lafontant has failed in his mission to govern efficiently,” said lawmaker Jerry Tardieu, a member of the Lower Chamber of Deputies who represents Petionville. He called for the prime minister’s immediate resignation.
Major protests erupted Friday in Haiti as the government announced a sharp increase in gasoline prices, with demonstrators using burning…
Haitian leaders pleaded for calm on Saturday as violent protests over fuel price increases entered a second day and U.S. airlines canceled flights to the Caribbean nation.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In the steep remote mountain towns of Masson—a locality between Carrefour and Laboule 12 — and Sarazin— on the outskirts of Morne L’Hopital, a commune of Port-au-Prince—there is no electricity, no running water, nor a sanitation system. Labeled as the “forgotten villages,” living miles away from modernization, parents are unable to provide basic living necessities or send their children to school. That is, until the Love and Serve Haiti (LASH) mission made it possible by cultivating an educational and cultural learning experience for children in Masson and Sarazin and Haitian Americans living in the United States.