Jun 16

Politician's car hits bus in Haiti; 11 dead

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A police official said Sunday that a Haitian legislator driving an SUV slammed into a small passenger bus killing 11 people, including an infant.

Jun 11

Haiti announces legislative elections for October

Port-au-Prince (AFP) – The Haitian government announced that legislative elections will be held in October, three years behind schedule amid a slow earthquake recovery process and gargantuan logistical woes. Thousands of people demonstrated in the streets of Port-au-Prince Tuesday calling for the resignation of President Michel Martelly and his chief of staff Laurent Lamothe, before police broke …

Jun 09

BEST WESTERN PREMIER Petion-Ville in Haiti Celebrates One Year Anniversary

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — via PRWEB – After its first year in operation, the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Petion-Ville has become not only the first choice for business travelers visiting the country, but is also …

Jun 05

MIT Sloan Executive Education Hosting Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe on MIT-Haiti Initiative

Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe today joins MIT Sloan Executive Education faculty and administrators and MIT-Haiti Initiative leaders for a planning session on the next phase of the MIT-Haiti Initiative, a joint partnership between MIT, Haitian educators, and the Haitian government.

Jun 03

Change in education brings 'Hope for Haiti'

More than four years after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, Haiti’s substandard schools remain a roadblock to its progress. But the opening of one new school there may begin a seismic change in education, and this “Hope for Haiti” comes with South Florida connections. Local 10′s Glenna Milberg traveled to Saint-Marc, about a two-hour drive north of Port-au-Prince, for the school’s official …

May 31

Haiti probing to see if shipwreck findings belong to Columbus’ Santa Maria

Haiti’s government has formed a commission to help settle the question of whether remnants of a shipwreck off the country’s north coast belongs to explorer Christopher Columbus’ storied flagship, the Santa Maria.

May 29

AP PHOTOS: Soccer stars decorate Haiti's minibuses

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The brightly painted Haitian minibuses known as tap-taps are getting even more colorful in the lead-up to the World Cup.

May 28

In Haiti, UNICEF handed out millions without proper oversight, report says

Even while it was sending out urgent appeals for funds to help poor people in Haiti, the local office of UNICEF was handing out tens of millions of dollars to local partners without proper oversight, and losing track of hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of vital medical supplies, according to an internal UNICEF audit.

May 27

AP PHOTOS: Soccer stars decorate Haiti's minibuses

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The brightly painted Haitian minibuses known as tap-taps are getting even more colorful in the lead-up to the World Cup.

May 26

Haiti offers treatment as virus outbreak surges

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian health authorities will distribute pain medication to clinics around the country amid a surge in suspected cases of a mosquito-borne virus that is new to the region, a government official said Friday.

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