Category Archive: Haiti

Aug 28

Hamilton medics plan fundraiser for Haiti trip

Six Hamilton Fire Department EMS workers are taking their talents outside of the country to Haiti in October, and challenge residents to a game of tug-of-war to raise funds for medication.

Aug 26

Haiti and Brazil "Hit the Ville' Cultural Fest in Somerville

Hundreds of guests attended the Haiti and Brazil ”Hit the Ville” cultural festival in Somerville’s Union Square. Pictured: Jacques Fleury of Cambridge.

Aug 23

Supporters Of Haiti's Former President Try To Block His Arrest

Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who returned to Haiti in 2011 after years of exile, is accused of corruption and drug trafficking.

Aug 22

Summer trip to Haiti leaves lasting impression on Houston teens

Their mission was to change an orphanage, but the little ones they met ended up changing them

Aug 19

OdysseyRe Foundation Supports Education in Haiti with Grant to Intercession Group

The OdysseyRe Foundation today announced a grant in the amount of $100,000 to Intercession Group, a community outreach organization committed to alleviating poverty and improving education in Haiti.

Aug 15

Haiti tense after summons issued for ex-president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Supporters of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide clashed with U.N. peacekeepers Thursday as the popular former leader faced possible arrest for not providing court-ordered testimony in a criminal investigation.

Aug 14

Arrest warrant issued for Haiti ex-president

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti issued an arrest warrant for former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide — under investigation for corruption, money laundering, and drug trafficking — after he failed to appear before a judge Wednesday, authorities said. Answering a question on whether there was a warrant, Judge Lamarre Belizaire said “I believe so.” Aristide had been ordered …

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Aug 13

Haiti captures 19 fugitives after hundreds flee jail

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s prime minister said that 19 fugitives had been captured after more than 300 escaped during a jailbreak at a high-security prison near the nation’s capital over the weekend. The prisoners fled the jail following a mutiny that erupted on Sunday, a spokesman for Haiti’s national police said. Among those back in …

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Aug 12

Haiti police search for 329 escaped prisoners

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An intense search was underway Monday after 329 prisoners escaped from an overcrowded prison on the outskirts of the Haitian capital in an attack apparently aimed at freeing the son of a prominent businessman held on kidnapping charges.

Aug 11

Armed raiders attack prison, free inmates in Haiti

CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti (AP) — Gunmen attacked Haiti’s main prison from within and without on Sunday, freeing an undetermined number of inmates, including a member of a prominent family who faces kidnapping charges, officials said.

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