Conan O’Brien went to Haiti to let Haitians fire back at President Donald Trump over reportedly describing the country as “a shithole.” As a thank you, Haitian artist Anthony Louis Jeune memorialized the comedian’s image on the back of one of the country’s public buses known as a tap-tap.
Beauplan's commission recently released a 656-page report on the management of $2 billion in loans that Haiti received as part of Venezuela's PetroCaribe discounted oil program. The investigation accuses 15 former government officials, including two former prime ministers and current President Jovenel Moïse's chief of staff, of corruption and poor management.
Immigration advocates in Miami hold a press conference in Little Haiti Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in reaction to Temporary Protected Status possibly being terminated for more than 300,000 Haitians and Central Americans.
Juan Gabriel Valdés, who is currently Chile's ambassador to the United States and led the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) from 2004-2006, talks about Latin America's role in Haiti.
Anti-government protesters Tuesday turned the streets of Haiti's capital into a fiery obstacle course of burning cars and tires, hurling rocks and placing bricks in the middle of the road to protest several new tax hikes.
Haiti was spared a direct hit from Irma. But the frustration and fears it has ignited for some in its path is as deep for some who were affected by last year’s devastating Hurricane Matthew.
By Jacqueline Charles
Already overwhelmed by Haitian migrants who are being deported from the Dominican Republic, aid agencies in Haiti say they aren't prepared to handle a possible influx of Haitians enrolled in the U.S.'s Temporary Protected Program (TPS) who could soon be forced to return home.
Guy Philippe, an elected Haitian senator and former police commander who eluded capture in Haiti for more than a decade, was sentenced to nine years in prison in Miami federal court on June 21, 2017 for accepting bribes to protect cocaine smugglers who used the island to ship drugs to the United States.