Progress slow in Haiti's isle of ill-contentMiamiHerald.comNearly 11 months after the Haitian government launched an emergency intervention on this island five miles north of mainland Haiti in response to a Miami Herald report about the deadly migrant smuggling operations from its shores, elements of change ...and more »
Foreign PolicyHaiti's Political Crisis Is About to Get WorseForeign PolicyHaiti's battling political factions are doubling down. Police have aggressively shut down the regular protests in Port-au-Prince, opposition senators are calling for the immediate resignation of the president, and the legislature remains stuck in a ...and more »
Jamaica ObserverHaiti is not napping!Jamaica ObserverYou can imagine how moved we were to journey from this conference to the opening of the 150th school in Haiti sponsored by Digicel (I was visiting as chair of Digicel Jamaica Foundation). Fresh-faced Haitian children sang their thanks for their new ...
Boston Globe1 killed, 1 hurt in Jamaica Plain deck collapseBoston GlobeOne worker was fatally injured and another critically hurt when wooden decking they were apparently installing on a Jamaica Plain building suddenly collapsed, Boston police said. The incident is under investigation by the federal workplace safety ...One Worker Killed, Another Injured When Jamaica Plain Porch CollapsesBoston.com
Daily MailInside Cotton House in the Caribbean where Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Kate ...Daily MailSTAR QUALITY Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Beckhams, Kate Moss. VITAL STATISTICS Before Mustique became the Caribbean playground of the Princess Margaret set in the 1970s, this island in the Grenadines was ...
Jamaica ObserverBill and Melinda Gates give J$226m to Jamaica's ICT developmentJamaica ObserverKINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has provided US$2 million (approximately J$226 million) to finance a project to provide Jamaicans with increased access to ICT services, as well as training to promote personal, organizational ...and more »
New York TimesChanged Life for Brooklyn Boy Hit by CrossfireNew York TimesGama's mother, who lives in Haiti, sent him to New York to live with relatives when he was 3 years old, because Haiti was too violent, his uncle said. Gama, who said he did not know his father, has never been back and talks to his mother sometimes on ...and more »
Jamaica puzzled by theft of beachBBC NewsPolice in Jamaica are investigating the suspected theft of hundreds of tons of sand from a beach on the island's north coast. It was discovered in July that 500 truck-loads had been removed outside a planned resort at Coral Spring beach. Detectives say ...and more »
UN News CentreHaiti: UN mission chief urges calm, respect for rights in wake of protestsUN News Centre“The freedom to demonstrate and freedom of expression are rights guaranteed by international conventions, enshrined in the Haitian constitution and supported by the law,” said Sandra Honoré, head of the UN Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) in a press release ...Group Reports Uptick in Haiti Ch
USA TODAYDeal watch: Royal Caribbean kicks off new 'wow sale'USA TODAYRoyal Caribbean is out with another 'wow sale' that brings a 50% discount on the fare for the second person booked in a cabin with a full-fare passenger. Under the terms of the promotion, vacationers booking an inside or ocean-view cabin also will get ...Huge Quantum of the Seas arrives at Port CanaveralFlorida T