Category: Haiti

Haiti Still Recovering Two Years After Earthquake

Today in Latin America Top Story — Tuesday marked the second anniversary of the Magnitude 7 earthquake that destroyed much of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince and left around¬†316,000 people […] Read More >

Haiti: Document Shows Martelly’s Plans For New Army

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haitian President ¬† plans to push ahead with a controversial plan to restore the country’s disbanded military, according to a document obtained by […] Read More >

Haiti: Protesters Want U.N. Troops Out After Alleged Sexual Abuse Scandal

Today in Latin America Top Story— Protesters in Haiti took to the streets to demand the withdrawal of United Nation’s peacekeepers following an alleged case of sexual abuse by Uruguayan […] Read More >

Haiti: Protest Erupts Over Alleged Attack By U.N. Peacekeepers

Today in Latin America Top Story — Several hundred Haitians took to the streets of a coastal town Monday to protest the alleged sexual assault of an 18-year old man […] Read More >

Uruguay Recalls Commander In Haiti Over Alleged Sexual Assault

Uruguay’s defense ministry said Sunday it would recall its commander and at least five officers from Haiti, in response to a controversy over alleged acts of sexual abuse. The ministry […] Read More >

Haiti: Port-au-Prince Mayor to Clear Tent Camp

Today in Latin America Top Story — Port-au-Prince Mayor Jean Yves Jason announced Wednesday that he intends to move nearly 20,000 Haitians living in one of the country’s largest refugee […] Read More >

Haiti Delays Results For 19 Legislative Races, After U.N. and U.S. Question Results

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haiti’s Electoral Council delayed certifying the results from 19 legislative races Monday, after the United States and the United Nations questioned several vote […] Read More >

Hillary Clinton Meets With Haitian President-Elect Michel Martelly

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haitian President-elect Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly met Wednesday with senior U.S. officials in Washington, including Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, to discuss […] Read More >

Michel Martelly Wins Haitian Presidential Elections, According To Preliminary Results

Today in Latin America Top Story — Musician and Carnival entertainer Michel Martelly won Haiti’s presidential elections Monday, according to official preliminary results. “Martelly won,” an official at the Provisional […] Read More >

Haiti To Announce Preliminary Runoff Election Results Today

Today in Latin America Top Story — Today Haiti’s electoral council plans to announce the preliminary results from the country’s runoff election held last month. The United Nations peacekeeping forces […] Read More >