Haiti

The United Nations, which made cholera endemic to Haiti after its peacekeeping forces introduced the disease to the country in 2010, now has a plan to pay individual Haitians or communities $400 million from a proposed fund. The organization continues to deny legal responsibility for the outbreak.

Residents and tourists on Thursday were ordered to evacuate the coastal areas of southeast Florida and South Carolina as Hurricane Matthew surged toward the U.S. after battering the Bahamas, Haiti, and other parts of the Caribbean, reports USA Today. The storm on Wednesday hammered the Bahamas and whipped toward Florida after “killing at least 21 people in Haiti and […]

Jocelerme Privert, the former head of Parliament who served as interior minister under former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, will lead the country for 120 days. After that, he must confirm a consensus prime minster, the report says.

This help wanted ad from @InterimHealth posted in a local Pennysaver blatantly states no Haitians will be considered pic.twitter.com/gNLAhVUy9S — David Carlucci (@davidcarlucci) October 18,…

Former botanist Max Gesner Beauvoir, a leader of the Haitian religion popularly known as Vodou, has died.

Capping a National Week of Action and after a key deadline in Domican Republic, #Rights4AllInDr plans a march to the White House in protest

Jacque Reid talks about the citizenship of Dominicans of Haitian descent being removed from the Dominican Republic and the government’s decision to “ethnically clean” the country.…

The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians http://t.co/AAISZltapV — tejwo (@tejwo) June 16, 2015 In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,”…

The island of Haiti has declared three days of mourning for the 16 victims who lost their lives after a power line fell on a…

It took a 60 second earthquake to devastate the island nation of Haiti. Five years later the nation is still struggling to rebuild and return…

In terms of historic merit, the achievements of Haitian Revolution leader Toussaint L’Ouverture (pictured) are noteworthy but also highlight a complex and sweeping story. In…

DAVOS, Switzerland– Haiti’s president suggested Thursday that he might pardon former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, saying reconciliation for his nation is more important than making the man known as “Baby Doc” pay for his bloody rule. SEE ALSO: Remembering Ugandan LGBT Activist David Kato In an interview with The Associated Press, Michel Martelly pledged to respect […]