Haiti

 
‘We will have to begin from zero’
‘We will have to begin from zero’
Six months after Mozambique was hit by cyclones Idai and Kenneth, recovery is far from complete. And for poorer...
No word from Haiti's president as fear paralyses capital
No word from Haiti's president as fear paralyses capital
Sporadic gunfire echoed through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Monday as the government remained silent in the face of protests that have...
Using UN troops to make countries more stable can be a risky business
Using UN troops to make countries more stable can be a risky business
In 2017 56 UN peacekeepers were killed in malicious acts such as when they were deliberately attacked, the most fatalities of that kind since 1994. All but one...
UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal
UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal
Britain warned on Wednesday it would cut off ties with foreign aid charities that cover up sex scandals after revelations involving Oxfam, which...
US Embassy must explain 'shithole' comment, says Dirco
US Embassy must explain 'shithole' comment, says Dirco
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) on Sunday said it will approach the US Embassy to ask for an explanation on a...
Haiti's first female-directed movie bids for Oscars
Haiti's first female-directed movie bids for Oscars
Haiti is still reeling from the 2010 earthquake that killed more than 220,000 people, but from the debris of its devastated towns, a nascent film...
Jovenel Moise sworn in as president of Haiti
Jovenel Moise sworn in as president of Haiti
Jovenel Moise was sworn in Tuesday as Haiti's 58th president, ending a protracted electoral crisis that had created a vacuum of power in the...
'This is not an adventure, it’s real life' — from refugee to fieldworker
'This is not an adventure, it’s real life' — from refugee to fieldworker
“I want to change the world,” Talia Zongia says matter-of-factly about her decision to join Doctors Without Borders (MSF). There’s a...
Hurricane Matthew victims buried in mass graves as death toll rises to 1 000 in Haiti
Hurricane Matthew victims buried in mass graves as death toll rises to 1 000 in Haiti
Haiti started burying some of its dead in mass graves in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a government official said on Sunday, as cholera spread in...
Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 102
Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 102
Hurricane Matthew has killed at least 102 people, the death toll in struggling Haiti alone rising to 98, local officials said, as the storm headed...
Hurricane Matthew kills at least 17 as it heads towards the Bahamas and Florida
Hurricane Matthew kills at least 17 as it heads towards the Bahamas and Florida
Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade, powered toward the Bahamas and Florida's eastern coast early on Wednesday after...
Haiti drought: People need food, says official
Haiti drought: People need food, says official
A drought is causing an extreme emergency in north-east Haiti, wiping out sorely needed crops and livestock, an official said on Tuesday.

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