TwitterFacebookPinterestGoogle+

Tag Archives: Haiti

Haiti Quake Death Toll Rises to 1,419, Injured Now at 6,000

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — A hospital in southwestern Haiti, where a powerful earthquake flattened homes, shops and other buildings over the weekend, was so overwhelmed with patients that many had to lie in patios, corridors, verandas and hallways. Then a looming storm that could bring heavy rains Monday night forced officials to relocate them…

Read more

Haiti Caucus Co-Chairs Demings, Pressley, Clarke, Levin Urge Biden Admin. to Support Haitian Community Amid Ongoing Political Crisis

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Source: Congresswoman Val Demings’ Office // Today, House Haiti Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Val Demings (FL-10), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Yvette Clarke (NY-09), and Andy Levin (MI-09) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling on him to take a series of steps to support the Haitian diaspora amid…

Read more

2 Haitian Americans Detained in Slaying of Haiti President

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Two men believed to be Haitian Americans — one of them purportedly a former bodyguard at the Canadian Embassy in Port au Prince — have been arrested in connection with the assassination of Haiti’s president, a senior Haitian official said Thursday. Mathias Pierre, Haiti’s minister of elections, told The Associated Press…

Read more

Official: Haiti President Jovenel Moïse Assassinated at Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in an attack on his private residence early Wednesday, according to a statement from the country’s interim prime minister, who called the killing a “hateful, inhumane and barbaric act.” First Lady Martine Moïse was shot in the overnight attack and hospitalized, interim Premier Claude Joseph…

Read more

Haitian President Lays Out Terms for Deal with Opposition

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — President Jovenel Moise said Friday that he is optimistic that negotiations with a coalition of his political opponents will succeed in forging a power-sharing deal to end months of deadlock that have left Haiti without a functioning government. In an interview with The Associated Press, Moise laid out his bargaining position…

Read more

Taiwan Grants Haiti US$150 Million Loan to Build Electricity Grid

HAITI (FNN NEWS) – Source: L’union Suite // The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Thursday that Taiwan will assist Haiti to secure an NT$4.5 billion (US$150 million) loan to electrify the entire Caribbean island nation of Haiti. Just before Haitian President Jovenel Moïse began his current five-day visit to Taiwan with a 30-member delegation, Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the…

Read more

Orange County Commissioner Victoria Siplin Condemns President Trump’s Divisive Remarks About Haiti, EL Salvador, African Countries   

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – (FNN NEWS) – President Donald Trump remarks during a recent White House meeting regarding an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti, El Salvador, and some nations in Africa, wanted to know why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than from places like Norwa. Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment…

Read more

Ambassador Moise, Health Minister, and Haiti’s First Lady Sophia Martelly Attend Health Center Grand Opening

LIMONADE, HAITI (FNN News) – Haitian Ambassador at Large Dr. Rudy Moise traveled from Miami to Haiti for the inauguration of the Centre de Santé de Caracol in Limonade, Haiti, Monday, October 12, 2015. Ambassador Moise joined Haiti’s First Lady Sophia Martelly, Health Minister, Dr. Duperval Guillaume, Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick, HOAH President…

Read more