Haiti
Haiti remembers victims of the 2010 devastating earthquake

According to official data, about 1.5 million people lost all of their possessions, more than 300,000 people died, 350,000 people were injured, several thousands became disabled, and more than half a million people became permanently homeless in the deadliest earthquake in the country’s history

Haiti enters 2022 struggling with cost of living increases, lack of drinking water

The Haitian people face a rise in cost of living and including basic necessities, fuel shortages, and lack of access to drinking water

Haiti’s acting Prime Minister survives assassination attempt

Authorities reported that Ariel Henry, Haiti’s acting head of state, survived an assassination attempt during an independence day event on January 1

Conditions worsen in Haiti amid fuel shortages

The gas stations in Haiti have been short of fuel since the beginning of September as the criminal armed gangs have seized control of major oil terminals and blocked ports that hold fuel stores. The acute scarcity of fuel has impacted key sectors of life

Haitian trade unions strike against growing insecurity

According to reports, kidnappings increased by 300% across Haiti and over 19,000 people were internally displaced in Port-au-Prince alone this year

Violent deportations of Haitian refugees expose Biden’s record on migrant rights

The violent expulsion of Haitian migrants in Del Rio, at the behest of the Joe Biden administration, has put a spotlight on the president’s record of continuing Trump-era laws to expel hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers and undocumented migrants

Political turmoil deepens in Haiti as PM comes under suspicion in President’s assassination

Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry has been implicated in the assassination of de-facto president Jovenel Moïse, setting off major changes in the government and the judiciary and aggravating the political crisis

Haitiian political forces reach agreement on transitional government

Ariel Henry, who became the interim president of Haiti after the assassination of de-facto president Jovenel Moïse, signed an agreement with 20 main political parties, platforms and organizations for “peaceful governance” until the elections next year

Healthcare in Haiti suffers in the midst of a political and economic crisis

The healthcare system in Haiti has been underfunded and understaffed for years, and it is now facing a new set of challenges after the 14 August earthquake in the southwest of the country.

UNICEF warns of possible re-emergence of waterborne diseases in Haiti

UNICEF estimated that about 540,000 children, in the earthquake-stricken departments of Haiti, are threatened with acute respiratory infections, diarrhoeal diseases, cholera and malaria due to the lack of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities

Earthquake strikes Haiti in midst of political-economic crisis

At least 2,189 people have died in Haiti’s earthquake as reported by authorities late on August 18. This crisis has hit the Latin American and the Caribbean region’s poorest country in the midst of a highly complex situation.

At least 1,297 people killed in Haiti following earthquake

According to a recent report by the Haitian Civil Protection Agency, at least 1,297 people died and more than 5,700 were injured due to collapse of buildings and other accidents. Additionally, according to preliminary reports on infrastructure damage the earthquake destroyed 13,694 homes and 13,785 other buildings

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