teleSUR EnglishDon't Dump Peanuts on Haiti, Campaigners Tell the USteleSUR English... last president's term ended in February. On Thursday, a top election official said Haiti will not meet a deadline to complete its presidential election by April 24, without giving a new date to hold the already delayed vote in the impoverished ...and more »
Jamaica ObserverHaiti's BCEN to hear muncipal appeals as Canada deplores poll delayJamaica ObserverPORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The National Office of Electoral Disputes (BCEN) says it will begin hearing later this week appeals made by candidates in the municipal elections on October 25 last year. BCEN Vice-President Carlos Hercules said the three ...
WCVB BostonVictim of fatal Brockton crash survived 2010 Haiti earthquakeWCVB BostonMercedes Dorval was inside her home in Haiti Jan. 12, 2010, when she felt the rumble under her feet. Her five grandchildren were playing on the roof of their three-story building. Dorval called to them to come inside just as a 7.0 magnitude earthquake ...
St. Lucia News OnlineErika and Joaquin among storm names retired after causing destruction in CaribbeanSt. Lucia News OnlineErika was a tropical storm whose torrential rains inflicted significant casualties and damage on the Caribbean island of Dominica. More than a foot of rain fell there and the storm was directly responsible for 30 deaths. In Haiti, one person died due ...and more »
DezeenHaiti orphanage by Bonaventura Visconti di ModroneDezeenHaiti sits over the the Enriquillo-Plantain Garden fault system, which has been the cause of many earthquakes in the Caribbean. In 2010, the country was struck by its most severe earthquake in over 200 years, which caused the deaths of over 316,000 ...
Miami HeraldHaiti had Zika months before Brazil's 2015 outbreakMiami HeraldTwo months after Haiti confirmed it was having an outbreak of the painful mosquito-borne virus chikungunya in 2014, Haitians began complaining about a new fever epidemic and wondered whether it was Zik or Zika, the other virus carried by the same ...Local teen waiting for Zika results after trip to HaitiKOMO NewsZika vi
NBCNews.comZika Virus Was In Haiti Before It Was in Brazil. Study FindsNBCNews.com"And, based on molecular studies, it may have been present in Haiti even before that date." Zika's sweeping across the Americas and the Caribbean, as well as parts of the South Pacific. Once virtually ignored as a harmless and unremarkable virus, it is ...Study Finds Zika Virus Was in Haiti Before Brazi
Miami HeraldNew Haiti commission has 30 days to verify elections resultsMiami HeraldAcknowledging the opposition by some Haitians and foreign diplomats to any recount of last year's disputed elections, Haiti's interim president on Thursday installed a five-member commission to help determine who should serve in parliament and who ...US official visits Haiti to assess progress toward e
Miami HeraldHaiti Senate to look into Panama Papers revelationsMiami HeraldA Haiti petroleum deal that surfaced in the Panama Papers — 11.5 million secret documents leaked from Mossack Fonseca, the Panama-based law firm specializing in the creation of offshore companies — will come under the scrutiny of a Haitian Senate ...and more »
Miami HeraldPanama Papers expose web of intrigue behind Haiti petroleum dealMiami HeraldOf all the tales coming out of the Panama Papers scandal, few involve such an intriguing mix of characters as the Haiti petroleum deal. The cast includes an ex-bank executive, the former head of Haiti's investment promotion agency, and a close friend ...and more »