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Haiti, US try to mend differences on temporary visa issue

Haiti and the United States on Wednesday worked on ironing out differences over temporary US visas held by nearly 60,000 Haitians.

UN to check human rights record for Sri Lankan peacekeepers

"We need to have an enhanced screening process for Sri Lankan peacekeepers," Farhan Haq, deputy spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. 

Seven dead, 19 missing after flooding rains strike Haiti

Seven people have died and 19 fishermen are reported lost at sea after two days of heavy rain lashed Haiti, the interior ministry said on Friday.

Jovenel Moise set to take oath as Haiti's new president today

 President-elect Jovenel Moise will be inaugurated Tuesday after having survived Haiti`s year-and-a-half electoral crisis, assuming power as political tensions continue to simmer.

Indian peacekeepers in Haiti administered cholera vaccines

The UN has administered cholera vaccines to Indian peacekeepers who arrived in Haiti without being vaccinated, with the world body saying it is the responsibility of the troop-contributing country to ensure their personnel meet all medical requirements for deployment.

140 Indian soldiers to be given cholera vaccination in Haiti

140 Indian soldiers to be given cholera vaccination in Haiti

Haiti has been grappling with a cholera outbreak and the UN has been part of massive effort to contain the disease. 

Jovenel Moise wins Haiti presidential vote in first round: Early results

Jovenel Moise wins Haiti presidential vote in first round: Early results

Provisional Electoral Council president Leopold Berlanger cautioned that the results were preliminary and final results would not be confirmed until December 29.
 

729,000 persons vaccinated against cholera in Haiti: WHO

729,000 persons vaccinated against cholera in Haiti: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Haiti was nearing the completion of its vaccination campaign against cholera, having reached more than 729,000 people in areas ravaged by Hurricane Matthew.

Nephews of Venezuela first lady guilty of US drug charges

Efrain Antonio Campo Flores and Francisco Flores de Freitas were arrested in Haiti in November and flown to New York by US Drug Enforcement Administration agents.
 

Haiti's hurricane death toll rises to 372

Haiti's death toll from monster Hurricane Matthew has risen to 372, civil defense officials said on Monday, as the impoverished country continues to dig out of massive destruction in the south.

Hurricane Matthew toll in Haiti at 1,000, buries dead in mass graves

Hurricane Matthew toll in Haiti at 1,000, buries dead in mass graves

Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti on Tuesday, whipping it with 145 mile-per-hour winds and torrential rains.

Hurricane Matthew kills nearly 900 in Haiti, causes havoc in US

Hurricane Matthew kills nearly 900 in Haiti, causes havoc in US

Hurricane Matthew, the most deadly storm in a decade, killed nearly 900 persons in Haiti.

Hurricane Matthew toll nears 900 in Haiti, heavy storm lashes Florida; 350,000 in need of urgent aid

Hurricane Matthew toll nears 900 in Haiti, heavy storm lashes Florida; 350,000 in need of urgent aid

Hurricane Hurricane Matthew`s trail of destruction in Haiti stunned those emerging from the aftermath on Friday, with the number of dead soaring to 877, tens of thousands left homeless and outbreaks of cholera already claiming more lives.

Horror in rural Haiti as Hurricane Matthew death toll surges to 842

Horror in rural Haiti as Hurricane Matthew death toll surges to 842

Hurricane Matthew`s trail of destruction in Haiti stunned those viewing the aftermath on Friday, with the number of dead soaring to 842, tens of thousands made homeless and crops destroyed in the impoverished Caribbean nation`s breadbasket region.

Hurricane Matthew batters Florida, death toll touches 300 in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew batters Florida, death toll touches 300 in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to threaten the Atlantic coast in more than a decade, has left more than 300 dead in Haiti.

Hurricane Matthew closes in on Florida as Haiti death toll rises

Hurricane Matthew closes in on Florida as Haiti death toll rises

Some 339 people were killed in Haiti and thousands were displaced after the storm flattened homes, uprooted trees and inundated neighborhoods earlier in the week.

Millions in US told to flee hurricane, over 100 dead in Haiti

Millions in US told to flee hurricane, over 100 dead in Haiti

President Barack Obama declared a federal state of emergency in Florida, as highways there and in neighboring states clogged up with people.

Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 23 in Haiti: official

Hurricane Matthew has left 23 dead and three missing in Haiti, an official said, warning the toll could rise as communications were re-established with the hardest-hit part of the country.

Hurricane prompts Americans to flee coast, lay in supplies

People along the southeast US coast fled inland, stocked up on groceries and queued for gasoline on Wednesday as President Barack Obama and state governors urged millions to evacuate or brace for a potentially devastating Hurricane Matthew.

Hurricane damage forces Haiti to delay voting yet again

The Haitian authorities have postponed presidential and legislative elections originally set for Sunday because of the havoc caused by Hurricane Matthew, election officials said Wednesday.