Success of Haiti’s new council hinges on including ‘gang’ members in talks

Success of Haiti’s new council hinges on including ‘gang’ members in talks

By Carlton Joseph Dozens of US citizens were evacuated from Haiti on a State Department charter flight Sunday, and many others are waiting to be rescued as Haiti remains paralyzed by escalating gang violence and political instability.  Meanwhile, a boat carrying 25 migrants from Haiti was intercepted by Florida officials and turned over to the […]

Crisis in Haiti worsens as 4,000 inmates escape jail

Crisis in Haiti worsens as 4,000 inmates escape jail

The Haitian government has announced a state of emergency and implemented a curfew following a surge in gang-driven violence over the weekend, resulting in the escape of thousands of prisoners during attacks on the nation’s two largest prisons. The immediate 72-hour state of emergency was declared as authorities aim to track down the assailants and […]

Jamaica commits to hosting Haitian orphans

Jamaica commits to hosting Haitian orphans

Jamaica’s Deputy Prime Minister Horace Chang has announced the country’s commitment to welcoming orphans from Haiti, responding to the growing social challenges in the French-speaking nation, particularly in Port-au-Prince. Chang conveyed, “We have reached an agreement to provide accommodation for a specific number of individuals through legitimate channels, focusing on orphans currently residing in an […]

CARICOM leaders pledge to tackle Haiti’s challenges and regional food security

CARICOM leaders pledge to tackle Haiti’s challenges and regional food security

The 46th regular summit of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders commenced in Guyana last Sunday night, placing significant emphasis on addressing the political, economic, and social challenges facing Haiti. CARICOM leaders also expressed their determination to implement measures aimed at sustaining the success of the regional integration movement. CARICOM Chairman and host President, Mohammed Irfaan Ali, […]

Haiti on the edge of civil war, Dominican Republic warns

Haiti on the edge of civil war, Dominican Republic warns

Haiti is on the verge of civil war, and if the international community does not intervene quickly, the Dominican Republic will seek to protect itself, its president warned at the United Nations last week Haiti has been in turmoil for years, with armed gangs taking over parts of the country and unleashing brutal violence, leaving […]

Haiti’s ‘future holds indomitable promise’ – President UN General Assembly

Haiti’s ‘future holds indomitable promise’ – President UN General Assembly

“Haiti is not hopeless”, the President of the UN General Assembly said on Monday during a meeting addressing the multiple crises besetting the Caribbean nation, alongside the presidents of the UN Security Council and Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Dennis Francis, a veteran diplomat from Trinidad and Tobago, said he had returned from a visit […]

Why Haiti must follow the current political lead of francophone Africa

Why Haiti must follow the current political lead of francophone Africa

Listen to this article now. By Pascal Robert Haiti has suffered under western occupations and interference in its affairs. The people of that nation are struggling to break free from that domination and can look to mass movements in Francophone Africa. There have been nine coups in the past three years in former French colonies […]

Guyana calls for transitional government in Haiti

Guyana calls for transitional government in Haiti

Guyana has called for a transitional government in Haiti as the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries grapples with a political and socio-economic situation that has led to increase gang warfare and the collapse of many of the democratic institutions in that country. Haiti has been thrown into turmoil since the July 7, 2021 assassination of  […]

Naomi Osaka ready to play after giving birth to daughter

Naomi Osaka’s sights are set on the upcoming Australian Open as she eyes a remarkable comeback. The Japanese-Haitian-American tennis sensation, who took a break from the sport in September, has already begun her journey back to the tennis courts just weeks after giving birth to her daughter on July 12, 2023. Demonstrating a determination to […]

Haiti’s women’s World Cup team ‘brings the light’

Haiti’s women’s World Cup team ‘brings the light’

  Kerly Theus is a 5ft 4in goalkeeper who plays for the Haiti women’s national team. For the last 40 minutes, we have talked about her career, her country, her childhood. We have even touched on the friends she lost in the 2010 earthquake. There something has been bubbling up inside Haiti’s Kerly Theus 5ft […]

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