Category: Haiti

Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier Returns To Haiti Amid Uncertain Political Climate

Today in Latin America Top Story — With Haiti’s political situation already chaotic, former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier unexpectedly returned to the country on Sunday. Duvalier ruled Haiti from […] Read More >

Haitian Earthquake;The Country Struggles To Rebuild One Year After

Today in Latin America Top Story — One year ago today a magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, with its epicenter about 16 miles form the capital of Port-au-Prince. The earthquake […] Read More >

OAS Panel Gives Haiti Elections Results; Martelly Should Be In Run-Off

Today in Latin America Top Story — A pop star and not a member of the country’s ruling party should advance to Haiti’s presidential run-off, according to an international panel […] Read More >

Presidential Runoff In Haiti Delayed Until February

Today in Latin America Top Story — The presidential runoff in Haiti will delayed at least until the end of February, as the country awaits of report from the Organization […] Read More >

Aid Groups In Haiti Raise Housing Prices; Sarah Palin Visits The Country

Today in Latin America Top Story — Foreign aid workers are causing an increase in housing prices, political turmoil and perhaps even the cholera epidemic in Haiti, according to a feature […] Read More >

Haiti Will Recount Votes In Disputed Election, Amid Protests And Confrontation

Top Story — Haiti will recount the votes in a hotly disputed election, the president of the country’s electoral council said Thursday. The decision follows protests and violent confrontations, after […] Read More >

Haiti Presidential Elections Go To Run-Off; Government Candidate To Face Former First Lady

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haiti’s contested presidential elections will go to a second round run-off, with the government-backed candidate and a former first lady ready to square off. […] Read More >

U.N. Asks Haiti To Ignore Unofficial Elections Results; Cholera Death Toll Tops 1,800

Today in Latin America Top Story — The United Nations has asked Haitians to ignore unofficial results from the country’s contested elections over the weekend and wait until next week […] Read More >

Cholera Cases In Florida and Dominican Republic Linked to Haiti

Today in Latin America Top Story — The first known cases of cholera linked to the outbreak in Haiti were identified outside the country Wednesday, as a Florida woman contracted […] Read More >

Death Toll In Haiti Cholera Outbreak Hits 1,000; First Case Detected in Dominican Republic

Today in Latin America Top Story — The death toll in Haiti’s cholera outbreak passed 1,000, three weeks after the disease was first detected, as riots hit Haiti’s second-largest city […] Read More >