Category Archive: Haiti

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.

Aug 07

McCook man donates truck to Haiti

KEARNEY, Neb. — Mission II Haiti has been repairing wells and providing clean drinking water in northern Haiti for many years. When the foundation first began, the local directors were given a truck by a Minden farmer to take to Haiti to use to haul equipment and pipe for the well repairs.

Aug 07

Carnival plans new cruise port in Haiti

Carnival Corp says it will build a cruise port in Haiti’s isolated barrier island Ile de la Tortue, a long-time launching spot for smugglers.

Aug 05

Carnival plans to build cruise port in Haiti

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A major Florida-based cruise line has signed a letter of intent to develop a new port on an isolated Haitian barrier island that has long been a major launching spot for smugglers, authorities said Monday.

Aug 01

Officials: US citizen killed by bandits in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An American citizen of Haitian descent was killed last week by armed robbers shortly after arriving in her impoverished Caribbean homeland to visit relatives, friends and officials said Thursday.

Jul 31

Could Specialty Cocoa Be Haiti's Golden Ticket To Prosperity?

Cacao “supertrees” in the north produce more pods with more seeds than ordinary cacao trees. A USAID project hopes to capitalize on that so Haiti can gain a foothold in the high-end chocolate market.

Jul 30

Could Specialty Cocoa Be Haiti's Golden Ticket To Prosperity?

Cacao “supertrees” in the north produce more pods with more seeds than ordinary cacao trees. A USAID project hopes to capitalize on that so Haiti can gain a foothold in the high-end chocolate market.

Jul 29

Could Specialty Cocoa Be Haiti's Golden Ticket To Prosperity?

Cacao “supertrees” in the north produce more pods with more seeds than ordinary cacao trees. A USAID project hopes to capitalize on that so Haiti can gain a foothold in the high-end chocolate market.

Jul 27

Haiti returns to the tourist map

Following the devastating earthquake four years ago, the ‘beautiful, bedevilled’ Caribbean island of Haiti is ready to welcome visitors, says Ian Thomson

Jul 27

Congress passes legislation to force accountability in US aid to Haiti

MIAMI – Nearly five years after an earthquake nearly flattened Haiti’s capital, the U.S. Congress passed legislation aimed at shedding light on how U.S. funds are used in the country’s… Click to Continue »

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