Haiti News

Police: Failing Brakes Kill 4 Americans in Haiti

Failing brakes were the cause of a traffic accident in Haiti that killed four Michigan residents on a medical mission, Haitian police said Saturday. Garry Victor of Haiti’s national police department said the Toyota Landcruiser carrying the four Americans and …

Haiti PM Appeals for Emergency Aid Following Sandy

The Haitian government is calling on other countries and international organizations to provide emergency humanitarian aid after Hurricane Sandy caused major damage to the impoverished nation. The eye of the storm passed west of Haiti the night of Oct. 24. …

Tropical Storm Isaac Takes Aim at Haiti, Dominican Republic

Tropical Storm Isaac headed toward the Dominican Republic and Haiti on Friday, continuing its march across the Caribbean after unleashing heavy rain on parts of Puerto Rico. Isaac also posed a threat to Florida, where it could pass near the …

Scientists: Haiti, Dominican Republic May Facing Big Quake Period

Haiti and the neighboring Dominican Republic could be in for a period of periodic powerful earthquakes, according to a scientific study released Thursday. The study says Haiti’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake two years ago is likely to be the first of several …

Haiti Group Demands UN Pay for Cholera Outbreak

A human rights group said Tuesday it has filed claims with the United Nations seeking damages on behalf of more than 5,000 Haitian cholera victims and their families. The claims filed by the Boston-based Institute for Justice and Democracy in …