Result of Presidential elections prompted violent protest in Haiti

After the result of the Presidential elections of Haiti happened on 25th October got out, the public started protesting against the election rigging and are demanding re-elections.

Haiti vote ends peacefully

Haiti's 5.8 million voters were asked to cast their votes for the first round of presidential elections.

Slow start as Haiti votes for new president

Haitians began voting on Sunday for a new president -- with a choice of 54 candidates -- as the poorest country in the Americas seeks to shed chronic political instability and get back on its feet.

UN Security Council renews mandate of UN mission in Haiti

The UN Security Council on Wednesday renewed for another year the mandate of the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), while maintaining its authorised troop strength at 2,370 military personnel and 2,601 police.

US hospital ship brings care, hope to poor Haitians

 The huge white hospital ship anchored in the Port-au-Prince bay is impossible to miss, drawing Haitians from all over in hopes of a chance to see a doctor and get medical treatment.

Breaking a vicious circle in once-lush Haiti

Every day, come rain or shine, Yvon Elie checks on the tens of thousands of seedlings that hope to herald a greener future for Haiti, a once-verdant land stripped bare by deforestation. 

Haiti: 54 candidates begin presidential campaigns

Presidential campaigning began in Haiti Wednesday, where 54 candidates are vying for the top office amid heightened criticism of the country`s electoral commission.

Tropical storm Erika drenches parched Cuba

Tropical storm Erika broke up as it raked across Cuba on Saturday, drenching the drought-parched island in heavy rain after killing at least 20 people on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

Tropical storm losing strength as it nears Florida, 20 dead in Dominica
Tropical storm losing strength as it nears Florida, 20 dead in Dominica

Tropical Storm Erika was soaking Haiti with heavy rain and strong winds on Friday as it swirled across the Caribbean but showed signs of losing steam as it headed toward south Florida, the U National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Dominica PM Roosevelt Skerrit says 20 dead following 'Erika'

Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam over Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but it left behind a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.

Tropical Storm Erika lashes Caribbean islands, heads for Florida

Tropical Storm Erika threatened Haiti and the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and strong winds on Friday as it swirled across the Caribbean and geared up for a run at south Florida, the US National Hurricane Centre said.

Maternal tetanus elimination in India will save lives: UN

Lauding India for eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus, a senior UN official has said the country's "landmark achievement" will save the lives of countless mothers and their newborns.

Legislative elections to be repeated across much of Haiti

 Legislative elections will be repeated across a large chunk of Haiti, where recent polling turned deadly and voter turnout reached only 18 percent, electoral authorities said Thursday.

Cholera, climate change fuel Haiti`s humanitarian crisis: UN

Climate change, cholera and the return of thousands of emigrants from the neighboring Dominican Republican are fueling a humanitarian crisis in Haiti, the UN warned Tuesday.

Disorder, delays mar Haiti`s long-awaited election

Sporadic violence, including the ransacking of polling stations in the capital, forced dozens of voting centers to close Sunday during Haiti`s long-delayed legislative elections.

Polls open in long-delayed Haiti elections

Polling stations in Haiti`s long-delayed legislative elections opened at 6:00 am local time (1000 GMT) Sunday, marking the first vote since President Michel Martelly came to power in May 2011.

Haiti heads toward election day, despite indifference

After a nearly four years of delays, legislative elections will take place Sunday in Haiti, but voters hardly seem to care.


Returning Haitians stuck in dire camps near Dominican border

Tens of thousands of Haitians and Haitian-Dominicans have fled the Dominican Republic in response to its strict new immigration policy with many settling in squalid camps in Haiti.


Clint Dempsey strikes as US advance to Gold Cup quarters
Clint Dempsey strikes as US advance to Gold Cup quarters

Clint Dempsey bagged his third goal of the tournament as the United States booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Gold Cup here Friday with a 1-0 win over Haiti.

Dominican Republic says 17,000 Haitians return voluntarily

More than 17,000 undocumented Haitians have voluntarily left the Dominican Republic since the end of a controversial registration process that left thousands of people facing deportation, officials said Friday.