7 days ago
The vote was supposed to have been held in late 2011 but was delayed because of infighting, the holdup frustrating Haiti's international partners.
7 days ago
"This terrible event is proof of the consequences of continuing forced evictions in Haiti," Javier Zuniga, a special adviser to Amnesty International, said in a statement about the standoff.
13 days ago
Lawyers Haiti's Institute for Justice and Democracy said Wednesday they hoped to settle with the United Nations but are ready to go to court in New York if that fails.
16 days ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A prominent hotelier in Haiti says former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is trying to rebuild his political party as the country prepares for elections.
68 days ago
Haitian authorities charged Duvalier with human rights abuses and embezzlement but a judge ruled he should face charges only for the alleged financial crimes.
71 days ago
The travel warnings didn't escape the notice of first-time Haiti visitor Mario Batali, an American celebrity chef, even if he did have the luxury of traveling with Clinton's security detail.
72 days ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is in Haiti with a delegation to promote investment in the Caribbean nation's agriculture sector.
75 days ago
The former ruler known as "Baby Doc" surprised many in Haiti a week ago when he showed up in court to defend his past government following three earlier no-shows.
78 days ago
The cause that the Kohlmans sponsor with the sale of this refinished furniture - gleaned from garage sales, charity stores and ads - is Waves of Mercy mission in Port-de-Paix, Haiti.
82 days ago
The Duvalier case seemed to have vanished until it went before Haiti's Court of Appeal in January.
84 days ago
The actor is an ambassador-at-large for Haiti's president and CEO of aid group J/P Haitian Relief Organization, which started with a goal of bringing painkillers to earthquake victims.
88 days ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti's National Palace says it has accepted the resignation of an employee who admitted to stealing nearly $30,000 from a Florida bank where he worked as a teller.
92 days ago
Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and South Florida businessman Patrice Baker sued Leo Joseph in Miami federal court in September over his reporting for the New York-based Haiti-Observateur.
95 days ago
The penitentiary planned for Cabaret, a town 19 miles (32 kilometers) northwest of Haiti's capital, will hold women and help reduce crowding at a women's prison in the Port-au-Prince area.
95 days ago
He also reiterates concerns that Haitian authorities have not formed an electoral council to organize legislative and local elections that were supposed to have been held in 2011.
101 days ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- At least three Haitian musical groups believe they have been banned from performing during Carnival because authorities consider their songs too critical of the government.
103 days ago
A judge recommended last year that Duvalier face only charges of financial crimes and not any of the human rights complaints filed after his return to Haiti in 2011.
104 days ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- International advocacy groups are urging Haiti not to drop a rights abuse case against former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier.
109 days ago
Fisher, a Canadian, has served as the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General since 2010, when a massive earthquake struck Haiti.
110 days ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Saintilus Resilus' day job this time of year is walking the streets of Haiti's capital with snakes on his head.
119 days ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti's prime minister is shaking up his Cabinet, replacing the interior minister who is in charge of domestic security.
120 days ago
For one thing, pledging money isn't the same as giving money, but governments around the world were quick to ignore that distinction when issuing their press releases about how they would save Haiti.
123 days ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Saxophone legend Branford Marsalis is headlining a jazz festival in Haiti.
124 days ago
Like New Orleans, Haiti was colonized by the French - and that, says the bandleader from one of America's premier jazz families, helps give "Haiti a very different vibe" rhythmically and culturally.
125 days ago
The Dominican Republic saw a major influx of Haitians that year, after a massive earthquake destroyed much of the Haitian capital and devastated the country's economy.