Haiti
Haiti protests 2 Four straight years of nonstop street protest in Haiti

In recent weeks, the streets of Haiti have once again been occupied by large marches and roadblocks. Banks and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) – including Catholic charities – faced the wrath of the protesters who denounced US interference in Haitian affairs

Anti-government protests in Haiti enter sixth week

Since August 22, Haitians have been mobilizing against poverty, food insecurity, soaring inflation, fuel shortages, and widespread kidnappings and killings

Haiti protests 2 “The Haitian people need a socialist state,” says journalist Jean Waltès Bien-Aimé

Tens of thousands of Haitians have been taking to the streets, demanding the resignation of Ariel Henry. To understand the situation on the ground, we spoke with Haitian journalist Jean Waltès Bien-Aimé

At least one person dead after a new day of anti-government protests in Haiti

Since August 22, thousands of Haitians have been mobilizing against the Ariel Henry administration’s inability to combat crime, inflation and poverty

Cost of living crisis in Haiti sparks protests

With an inflation rate of around 29 percent, the highest in the last decade, Haiti has been hit by a cost of living crisis marked by increasing rates on fuel and essential commodities.

Haitians mobilize against insecurity and high cost of living

The protesters demanded Prime Minister Ariel Henry’s resignation, arguing that under his management, the economic and social crisis got worse in the country

Rise of violence, deterioration of rights sparks month-long actions among health workers in Haiti

Health workers in major public hospitals in Haiti continue to strike over bad working conditions, as others join them to protest a hike in gang violence and kidnappings

WFP warns of unprecedented levels of hunger and food insecurity in Haiti

According to the latest Integrated Food Phase Classification (IPC) report, between March and June 2022, 4.5 million Haitians will be facing severe hunger

Haitian teachers demand universal quality education

On March 16, the Union of Haitian Teacher Educators (UNNOH) celebrated the 31st anniversary of the founding of the teachers’ union

Haiti’s National Transition Commission elects new interim president and prime minister

The new interim president and prime minister will administer the Caribbean country for a transitional period of 24 months, beginning this February 7

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