Saturday, August 19, 2017
Prospéry Raymond, Christian Aid’s country manager for Haiti and the Dominican Republic, reflects on how Haiti is moving on from one disaster and preparing for another You could be forgiven for associating Haiti with disaster: when the country is mentioned, it is usually alongside words like ‘earthquake’, ‘hurricane’, ‘political turmoil’ and ‘cholera’. In October 2016, Hurricane Matthew’s 146mph winds swept across...
Attempts to hold a runoff vote to elect a new president in Haiti have failed amid violence and protests of fraud. Now, as LAB's Russell White explains, the recriminations have begun, while the country faces a long period of further unrest.
The run-off for the presidential elections are set for January 24 2016 but many observers are questioning their democratic validity. This article by the UK based Haiti Support Group highlights the many ways in which Haitian elections can be manipulated.
Local residents in the idyllic island of Île-à-Vache are fighting back as greedy politicians try to take over their island off the coast of Haiti.
On 12 January 2015 Haiti reverts back to dictatorship, with the government's failure to hold elections. A giant step backwards towards Duvalierism.
The death of Baby Doc may deprive his victims of justice --they can expect little support from President Michel Martelly.
The government launches a new initiative to boost tourism, this time making use of Haiti's rich history. Russell White takes a look.
Attempts to arrest former President Aristide are a ticking time bomb for Haiti’s government.
A new company making tablet computers suggests a different economic path for post-earthquake Haiti
The Federal Government is using delays and excuses to evade responsibility for the appalling conditions in migrant shelters.

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