Category Archive: Haiti

Mar 28

Drought in Haiti ravages crops for farmers

BOMBARDOPOLIS, Haiti (AP) — Jean-Romain Beltinor plunged a hoe into the rocky dirt on his parched hillside to prepare for planting seeds he does not have.

Mar 25

UN: Haiti has more cholera than any other nation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Haiti’s cholera outbreak is still the worst in the world, the top U.N. envoy there said Monday.

Mar 24

Haiti's Fate Is Decided In Washington: How International Organizations Are Carrying The Poorest Nation In The Americas

Four years after a devastating earthquake that wrecked the country in early 2010 and killed up to as many as 160,000 people, Haiti still bears scars. With a failing government and a damaged economy, the impoverished Caribbean nation has increasingly depended upon its wealthy and powerful neighbor to the north, the United States.

Mar 23

Why Cholera Persists In Haiti Despite An Abundance Of Aid

The deadly bacteria continue to sicken and kill people in Haiti. And the epidemic won’t stop until the country provides basic sanitation. Many Haitians still don’t even have latrines.

Mar 21

UN agency in Haiti distributes food amid drought

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Aid workers in Haiti have begun distributing food to help some of the Caribbean nation’s poorest people cope with a severe drought, an official with a United Nations agency said Thursday.

Mar 20

Official: Haiti drought causes 'extreme emergency'

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A drought is causing an extreme emergency in northeast Haiti, wiping out sorely needed crops and livestock, an official said Tuesday.

Mar 19

Official: Haiti drought causes 'extreme emergency'

A drought is causing an extreme emergency in northeast Haiti, wiping out sorely needed crops and livestock. Pierre Gary Mathieu of the government’s National Coordination of Food Security told The Associated …

Mar 19

Official: Haiti drought causes 'extreme emergency'

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A drought is causing an extreme emergency in northeast Haiti, wiping out sorely needed crops and livestock, an official said Tuesday.

Mar 16

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Better known for producing third-world poverty and political mayhem – as well as a world-class rum – the western hemisphere’s least developed country has made a surprising entry into the high-tech world with its own Android tablet. Sandwiched between textile factories in a Port-au-Prince industrial park next to a slum, a Haitian-founded…

Mar 15

Audit says US project in Haiti missed carbon goals

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S. program that seeks to save Haiti’s forests by shifting people away from charcoal stoves has largely failed to reach its goals, according to an audit by the U.S. Agency for International Department.

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