Haiti: News

24 May 2024

Joe Biden

Biden calls Harris President, expresses frustration at press conference

During a joint press conference with Kenyan President William Ruto, United States President Joe Biden expressed his frustration with the White House press corps.

Haiti's 'unelected' PM Ariel Henry resigns amid gang violence

Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry, on Tuesday, stepped down from his position amid violence and pressure from regional leaders.

11 Mar 2024

Germany

'Cannibal' gang plunges Haiti into 'state of emergency'

Haiti has descended into anarchy as gangs continue to terrorize the Caribbean nation.

16 Aug 2021

Caribbean Islands

Death toll in powerful Haiti earthquake soars to 1,297

The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti climbed to 1,297 on Sunday, a day after the powerful temblor turned thousands of structures into rubble and set off frantic rescue efforts ahead of a potential deluge from an approaching tropical storm.

07 Jul 2021

Boris Johnson

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at his home

Jovenel Moïse, the President of Haiti, was assassinated at his private residence in the early hours of Wednesday near capital Port-au-Prince.

02 Mar 2018

Heath Ledger

A documentary on Paul Walker's life and death

A new documentary on the life and death of "Fast and the Furious" franchise star Paul Walker is being developed by the Paramount Network.

09 Jan 2017

United Nations (UN)

UN investigates Indian peacekeepers for entering Haiti without cholera vaccine

The United Nations (UN) is investigating Indian peacekeepers in Haiti for entering the Caribbean country without getting mandatory cholera vaccinations.

19 Aug 2016

Dominican Republic

UN acknowledges role in Haiti's deadly cholera pandemic

The UN has admitted to having played a role in the deadly cholera pandemic that is still ongoing in Haiti for over six years.