Without Venezuela’s oil, Haiti struggles to keep lights on

America 05/16/19, 23:06

When her daughter was 4 years old, Jennifer Jean started a small catering business in Bourdon, a lower middle-class district of the Haitian capital.Starting with the occasional wedding or corporate meeting, she grew the business into a venture that earned her as much as $1,000 a month, enough to pay ...

Global migrants’ journey stalls in southern Mexico

World 04/28/19, 12:51

Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula, near the Guatemala border. Over 1,500 ...

Venezuela is key topic between Trump and Caribbean leaders

Politics 03/22/19, 00:09

The political and economic crisis in Venezuela tops the agenda of President Donald Trump's meeting Friday with leaders from the Caribbean, a region that has been far from united in joining the U.S. call for the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro. Trump is hosting the leaders of Jamaica, Bahamas, Haiti, Dominican ...

US military vet recounts arrests in Haiti to

America 03/21/19, 12:42

An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he and a group of fellow veterans were sent to Haiti on a mission to protect a businessman signing a more than $50 million contract at the country's central bank.Chris Osman, a 44-year-old retired ...

Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest

Business 02/18/19, 10:19

Businesses and government offices are slowly reopening in Haiti after more than a week of violent demonstrations.People began lining up to buy food, water and gas and public transportation resumed on Monday in the capital of Port-au-Prince. Crews were clearing barricaded streets where tens of thousands of Haitians had protested ...

Haiti to unveil economic measures to quell violent protests

Business 02/15/19, 07:58

Haitians say they will keep protesting until President Jovenel Moise resigns despite his announcement of upcoming economic measures designed to quell more than a week of violent demonstrations across the country.Moise said late Thursday that he would not surrender the country to armed gangs and drug dealers and accused people ...

Trip to Haiti makes Naomi Osaka appreciate her good life

Tennis 01/21/19, 03:20

Naomi Osaka said she's just returned from Haiti where some people struggle to get clean drinking water. This makes her appreciate even more getting into the Australian Open quarterfinals — and her own good life.Haiti is her father's birthplace — her mother Tamaki is Japanese. It's also the poorest country ...

Witnesses: Men in police garb massacred civilians in Haiti

World 01/14/19, 10:59

When a police truck carrying men in uniform pulled into an impoverished neighborhood in the Haitian capital, residents thought it was an official operation.Maybe police were finally trying to head off a war between the gangs that run protection rackets in the market next to the sprawling collection of cinderblock ...

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