Category Archives: HAITI

After 6 Months, Still No Trial for Duvalier in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Saturday marked six months since the return of former Haitian dictator Jean Claude Duvalier, who has not been brought to trial despite 20 lawsuits filed against him. Continue reading

South America Donates 70 Million to Haiti

Quito,  (Prensa Latina) The member countries of the Union of South American Nations have contributed 70 million of 100 million USD promised for rebuilding Haiti following the 2010 earthquake, UNASUR ambassador Rodolfo Mattarollo reported. Continue reading

New Wave of Cholera in Haiti

Port au Prince,  (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Public Health and Population this Thursday raised the alert due to a new outbreak of cholera in the northern and southern departments affected by the epidemic since October 2010. Continue reading

Haiti: US Intromission Questioned

Port-au-Prince, (Prensa Latina) The intromission of the US Ambassador in Haiti, Kenneth Merten, in the Haitian domestic affairs has been questioned by the digital newspaper Haiti Progress.

The paper’s criticism is a reaction to demands by the US Ambassador to speed up the ratification of assigned Prime Minister Philippe Gérard Rouzier, one of the richest men in Haiti. Continue reading

Haiti: Rainfall Death Toll Reaches 28

Port-au-Prince,  (Prensa Latina) At least 28 people died and six were missing in Haiti after heavy rains that affected the country for over a week, the Civil Protection Directorate confirmed on Friday.

The directorate announced that it continued assessing damages, and that the death toll could rise. Continue reading

Haiti: Senate Commission to Study Appointment of Prime Minister

Port-au-Prince, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Senate created a special commission to analyze the appointment of entrepreneur Daniel Rouzier as Prime Minister, the initial step to ratify the post in the local Parliament. Continue reading

Haiti: Expulsion of Refugees in Camps

Port au Prince, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Haitian human rights organizations asked Michel Martellyâ�Ös government to take urgent measures to prevent expulsions from the camps of victims of the 2010 earthquake, where more than 680,000 people live. Continue reading