Rising Violence in Haiti: Gangs Trapped Patients in Hospital, US Offers Reward for Capture of Leader

2023-11-15 23:58:47 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti. A heavily armed gang surrounded a Haitian hospital on Wednesday, leaving women, children and newborns trapped inside until they were rescued by police, according to the medical center’s director, who appealed for help on social media. Jose Ulysse, founder and director of the Fontaine Hospital Center — located in the sprawling … Read more

Tension on the Dominican-Haitian Border: Foreign Ministry Statement and Call for Territorial Respect

2023-11-11 04:11:40 A photograph of the situation reported by Dominican authorities. Foreign Ministry The Government of the Dominican Republic expressed on Thursday its categorical rejection of the incursion by a group of men, some of them armed, which on Tuesday raised tension on the border with Haiti. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Roberto Álvarez, called … Read more

Contaminated Blood Seized in Ouanaminthe: Urgent Health Alert

2023-10-28 18:46:23 Several bags of blood were seized in the commune of Ouanaminthe in the middle of the week by the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP), according to a press release from the state institution, specifying that the blood contained in some of these pouches are contaminated with AIDS and hepatitis B viruses. … Read more

Palenque Summit: Leaders Address Migration Phenomenon and Economic Sanctions in Latin America

2023-10-23 00:48:44 The leaders attending the Palenque Summit: Miguel Díaz-Canel, Xiomara Castro, Ariel Henry, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Gustavo Petro and Nicolás Maduro.Presidency of Mexico A group of 10 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean has formed a regional bloc in search of structural solutions to the migration phenomenon. Convened by the Mexican president, … Read more

Massacre in Canaán: Christian Pastor’s March Attacked by Armed Gang in Haiti

2023-08-26 23:50:50 At least seven people died this Saturday at the hands of an armed gang in an attack perpetrated against the members of a march called by a Christian pastor, an event in which more than ten demonstrators were injured and many others were kidnapped. The attack took place in Canaán, north of the … Read more

Kenyan Offer for International Intervention in Haiti Falls Short of Expectations: Will Infrastructure Protection Combat Kidnapping Gangs?

2023-08-25 04:00:00 Haitian police, government officials and some members of the foreign diplomatic corps have been hoping that a Kenyan offer to lead an international intervention in troubled Haiti would mean thousands of additional police officers would help dismantle and combat heavily armed kidnapping gangs. Instead, however, the proposal is shaping up to be a … Read more