haiti

Sick of corruption, Haiti looks back to its revolutionary hero for hope

Sick of corruption, Haiti looks back to its revolutionary hero for hope

As conflict racks the nation and anger at a political scandal grows, Haitians are rallying to the country’s founding father more than 200 years after his assassinationOn the walls across Haiti’s
Killers lurk in the shadows as Haiti chaos takes a sinister turn

Killers lurk in the shadows as Haiti chaos takes a sinister turn

Mired in poverty, corruption and violent unrest, Haiti faces a fresh problem in the form of paid gunmen out to settle scoresAt the barricaded junction next to the international airport in the Haitian
U.S. Marine Charged With Smuggling Guns Into Haiti

U.S. Marine Charged With Smuggling Guns Into Haiti

Jacques Yves Sebastien Duroseau told investigators that he brought the firearms to Haiti because he wanted to help train the country’s army, according to court documents.
U.S. Marine Charged With Smuggling Guns Into Haiti

U.S. Marine Charged With Smuggling Guns Into Haiti

Jacques Yves Sebastien Duroseau told investigators that he brought the firearms to Haiti because he wanted to help train the country’s army, according to court documents.
How a Curious Mammal Evolved Its Venom

How a Curious Mammal Evolved Its Venom

Solenodons are highly unusual, and very difficult to study.
Innumerable Hand-Stitched Beads Form Narrative Vodou Flags by Myrlande Constant

Innumerable Hand-Stitched Beads Form Narrative Vodou Flags by Myrlande Constant

Beadwork artist Myrlande Constant has spent nearly three decades honing the craft of her intricate flag tableaux. Often spanning six or seven feet, the large-scale flags feature religious, historical,
Diplomats’ Warnings Over Mass Deportations Ignored by Trump Administration

Diplomats’ Warnings Over Mass Deportations Ignored by Trump Administration

A memo details the Trump administration’s efforts to end waivers for hundreds of thousands of vulnerable Central American nationals and send them home.
Latin America’s Protests Are Likely to Fail

Latin America’s Protests Are Likely to Fail

The popular uprisings in Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, and Haiti have many different causes and one thing in common: If history is any indicator, the outlook for genuine, lasting change is grim.
Vox Shock: Donald Trump Rejects State Department Advice on Migration

Vox Shock: Donald Trump Rejects State Department Advice on Migration

President Donald Trump spurned the advice of establishment diplomats as he fought to implement his campaign promises, according to a report in Vox.
Haiti’s Ashes

Haiti’s Ashes

Decades of misrule have once again brought Haiti to the brink of collapse. Does anyone care?
Open Borders Are a Trillion-Dollar Idea

Open Borders Are a Trillion-Dollar Idea

Tearing down all barriers to migration isn’t crazy—it’s an opportunity for a global boom.
Why people are protesting in Haiti – video report

Why people are protesting in Haiti – video report

Weeks of widespread protest have paralysed parts of Haiti. Demonstrators are calling for the country's president, Jovenel Moïse, to resign from office, but despite violence and charges of corruption
As Protests Again Sweep Haiti, How Can the Nation Move Forward?

As Protests Again Sweep Haiti, How Can the Nation Move Forward?

Jon Lee Anderson writes about the street protests in Haiti calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse.
An explosion of protest, a howl of rage – but not a Latin American spring

An explosion of protest, a howl of rage – but not a Latin American spring

From Chile to Ecuador and Bolivia to Haiti police and protesters are clashing on the streets, but what are the common threads and will they lead to change?Tanks on the streets in Chile. Barricades and
‘There Is No Hope’: Crisis Pushes Haiti to Brink of Collapse

‘There Is No Hope’: Crisis Pushes Haiti to Brink of Collapse

Haitians say the violence and economic stagnation stemming from a clash between the president and the opposition are worse than anything they have ever experienced.
‘There Is No Hope’: Crisis Pushes Haiti to Brink of Collapse

‘There Is No Hope’: Crisis Pushes Haiti to Brink of Collapse

Haitians say the violence and economic stagnation stemming from a clash between the president and the opposition are worse than anything they have ever experienced.
Failing Haiti and forgetting Jean-Bertrand Aristide Aristide | Letter

Failing Haiti and forgetting Jean-Bertrand Aristide Aristide | Letter

Dr Kevin Bannon on the root of the Caribbean country’s problems and why the US demeans the politician who became Haiti’s first democratically elected presidentHaiti’s political and economic problems
Haiti protesters clash with police hours after journalist shot dead

Haiti protesters clash with police hours after journalist shot dead

Killing of Néhémie Joseph throws fresh fuel on crisis as protesters demand Jovenel Moïse’s resignationHaitian protesters have clashed with police in the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, hours after
Haiti and the failed promise of US aid

Haiti and the failed promise of US aid

After an earthquake struck in 2010, the US pledged to help rebuild the Caribbean country. A decade later, nothing better symbolises the failure of these efforts than the story of a new port that was