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Haiti News Headlines

  • Trump's global policy on women's health should be called 'pro-death', and Haiti is proof 25 Apr 2017 04:12 The Sydney Morning Herald When President Donald Trump and his (male) aides sit at a conference table deciding to cut off money to women's health programs abroad, they call it a "pro-life" move. Yet here in Haiti, I'll tell you the result: Impoverished women …
  • Local healthcare workers heading back to Haiti 25 Apr 2017 03:46 CKVR A group of local healthcare workers are once again preparing to help the people of Haiti. Mary Robertson and 29 other medical professionals will leave for Port-Au-Prince  on Tuesday to help hundreds of people. “I'm getting ready to join Team Broken …
  • Former Haiti coup leader admits drug-money laundering charge 25 Apr 2017 02:57 Digital Journal A former Haitian coup leader who was elected to be a senator pleaded guilty in the US on Monday to conspiring to launder drug money, American officials said. Guy Philippe, a 49-year-old former senior police officer accused of taking bribes from drug …
  • Haiti’s Guy Philippe pleads guilty to accepting millions from cocaine smugglers 25 Apr 2017 02:26 Miami Herald Guy Philippe, an elected Haitian senator and former police commander who eluded capture in Haiti for more than a decade, pleaded guilty Monday in Miami federal court to a drug-related, money-laundering conspiracy charge that could send him to prison for …
  • Vaccination campaign necessary to stop the spread of cholera in Haiti, says researcher 25 Apr 2017 01:59 Caribbean News Now GAINESVILLE, USA -- A mathematical model of cholera transmission in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake suggests that current approaches to cholera control and elimination, which focus primarily on improving sanitation, are not likely to solve the problem …
  • 172 inmates escape Haiti prison, 2 dead 24 Apr 2017 23:37 Business Day Port-au-Prince — At least 172 inmates escaped a Haitian prison near the capital Port-au-Prince during an armed mutiny, killing one guard and many escaping with police weapons, local media reported. Le Nouvelliste newspaper quoted Arcahaie prison manager …
  • While men in D.C. talk ‘pro life,’ women die in Haiti 24 Apr 2017 23:28 The Seattle Times Politicians in Washington don’t have a clue about the hideous things that happen when women are marginalized and health care is unavailable. What the Population Fund does is help girls avoid unwanted pregnancies and the nightmare of a fistula, a prolapse …
  • Haiti PM's motorcade hits 2, killing 1, near flooded zone 24 Apr 2017 22:33 CTV News PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A motorcade carrying Haiti's prime minister struck two teenage boys, killing one, as officials drove into the country's third largest city on Monday to see flood damage left by heavy rains. Serge Daniel, a government …
  • Haiti - FLASH : Heavy rain on the South, significant damage (provisional assessment) 24 Apr 2017 21:52 Haiti Libre Haiti - FLASH : Heavy rain on the South, significant damage (provisional assessment) 24/04/2017 06:32:57 For 3 days, two surface troughs, respectively in the southwest of Cuba and Jamaica, maintain a wet and unstable weather on the Greater …
  • Haiti - Security : New measures to secure the population 24 Apr 2017 21:52 Haiti Libre Haiti - Security : New measures to secure the population 24/04/2017 08:13:06 At a press briefing, Jeantel Joseph, the Secretary of State for Public Security, said last week, that in terms of security, he already had control of all the regions of …