Category: Haiti

Haiti Cholera Outbreak Spreads To Port-au-Prince

Today in Latin America Top Story — The cholera outbreak in Haiti has now spread to the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, the Haitian health ministry said on Tuesday. Doctors in the […] Read More >

Cholera Outbreak In Haiti Leaves 9,000 Hospitalized And Over 500 Dead

Today in Latin America Top Story — The massive cholera outbreak in Haiti has now claimed the lives of more than 540 people and hospitalized over 9000, with fears that the disease […] Read More >

Haiti Waits For Tropical Storm Tomas; Landslides And Flooding Expected

Today in Latin America Top Story — Rains from Tropical Storm Tomas began battering Haiti Thursday, as thousands of people wait in makeshift tents and prepare for the risks of […] Read More >

Sex Work Flourishes In Post-Earthquake Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE — When Shirley leaves her tent in the steep hills of Canapé Vert, she lies to preserve her dignity. As she goes, she tells her 14-year-old son that she […] Read More >

Cholera Outbreak In Haiti Widens; Fears Over Outbreak In Port-au-Prince

Today in Latin America Top Story — The cholera outbreak in Haiti has claimed the lives of more than 250 people and infected over 3,000 as fears rise that the […] Read More >

Cholera Blamed For At Least 138 Deaths In Haiti; Doctors Await Test Results

Today in Latin America Top Story — A suspected outbreak of Cholera in central Haiti has killed at least 138 people and sickened hundreds more in an overcrowded hospital. Patients […] Read More >

Haiti’s Presidential List Delayed; Wyclef Won’t Make the Cut, One Official Says

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) delayed a decision of who among the 34 presidential hopefuls will be eligible to run in the Nov. […] Read More >

Wyclef Jean Faces Challenges As He Officially Announces Candidacy In Haiti’s Presidential Race

Today in Latin America Top Story — Wyclef Jean formally announced his candidacy in Haiti’s November presidential elections Thursday, both by radio in Creole and on the Larry King Live […] Read More >

Wyclef Jean Confirms Candidacy As Haitian Presidential Race Heats Up

Today in Latin America Top Story — It is now certain that pop star Wyclef Jean will run for the Haitian presidency, confirming rumors that have been circulating for weeks. “My […] Read More >

IMF Cancels Haiti’s $268 Million Debt

Today in Latin America Top Story — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved Wednesday the cancellation Haiti’s $268 million outstanding debt. On top of the debt cancellation, the IMF’s executive […] Read More >