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Postponed Haiti Runoff Endangers Presidential Handover

The head of Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council says it’s impossible to organize a presidential runoff in time for the country to meet a Feb. 7 constitutionally-imposed deadline for the handover of power from one elected president to another.

January 6, 2016
Religion, Catholic, Nuns, Violence, Haiti, Elections, World News, Police

Catholic Nuns Target Of Violence In Haiti

Violence against nuns and priests escalates in Haiti, seemingly tied to anxiety over upcoming elections.

April 1, 2015

Obama Administration To Allow Thousands Of Haitians To Legally Enter U.S.

Learn more about this new immigration policy.

October 17, 2014

Secretary-General Says U.N. Has ‘Moral Responsibility’ To Help End Cholera Outbreak In Haiti

By Jacqueline Charles, The Miami Herald UNITED NATIONS — In his strongest statement since a deadly cholera epidemic arrived in Haiti nearly four years ago, the head of the United Nations said the global body bears “a moral responsibility” in helping the Caribbean nation end the outbreak. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made the declaration in an […]

July 14, 2014

Shipwreck Off Haiti Could Be Columbus’ Santa Maria

By Jacqueline Charles, The Miami Herald MIAMI — A top underwater explorer says he is certain that he has found the Holy Grail of shipwrecks — Christopher Columbus’ long-lost Santa Maria flagship used in his initial voyage to the New World. Barry Clifford said he discovered the ship’s remains near the coast of Cap-Haitien in northern […]

May 14, 2014

Shipwreck Off Haiti Could Be Columbus’ Santa Maria

By Jacqueline Charles, The Miami Herald MIAMI — A top underwater explorer says he is certain that he has found the Holy Grail of shipwrecks — Christopher Columbus’ long-lost Santa Maria flagship used in his initial voyage to the New World. Barry Clifford said he discovered the ship’s remains near the coast of Cap-Haitien in northern […]

May 14, 2014

Northern Haiti Port To Be Expanded After U.S. Fails To Get Investors For New Facility

By Jacqueline Charles, The Miami Herald MIAMI — After months of unsuccessfully trying to get private investors to cough up millions of dollars for the construction of a new, multimillion-dollar port in northeastern Haiti, the U.S. government is scratching its plans and will instead revamp the existing port in the city of Cap-Haitien. “The private sector […]

April 11, 2014

Haiti Government Reshuffles

By Jacqueline Charles, The Miami Herald Haiti’s government is undergoing yet another makeover. As part of a political deal to help build confidence in upcoming elections, Haiti announced a Cabinet reshuffle Wednesday — at least the fifth since President Michel Martelly’s May 2011 inauguration. The changes include several new faces in the government, and the return […]

April 3, 2014