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.
Haitian and immigration advocates held a rally in front of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Little Haiti on Saturday, May 13, 2017, demanding the Trump administration extend Temporary Protected Status for Haitians.
Guy Philippe's defense attorneys discuss the reason the Haitian senator and former police commander pled guilty on April 24, 2017 in Miami federal court to a drug-related, money-laundering conspiracy charge that could send him to prison for at least nine years.
A Wednesday morning strike by airport security workers at Toussaint Louverture Airport caused flights to be canceled out of Port au Prince, Haiti. American Airlines will continue to operate flights into Port au Prince.
Former Haitian President René Préval was laid to rest in this rural Haitian town in the Artibonite Valley on Saturday, March 11, 2017, where he dedicated his post-presidency years to improving the lot of Haitian farmers.
On Jan. 12, 2010, an earthquake struck Haiti. Miami Herald journalists arrived less than 12 hours later. In this exclusive, never-before-seen interview, then-President René Préval reflected on the devastation unfolding around him.
The catchy song with the frenetic beat airs the dirty secret that everyone knows but no one talks about: “The brother is shacking up with mademoiselle but mademoiselle leaves him and takes an old man.”