According to the UN, the earthquake in Haiti killed around 230,000 people, made a million people homeless and leveled many schools. The response to
There have been protests on the streets of Port au Prince. Thousands of Haitians turned out to demonstrate against the government of President Martin
Cars block roads, while pedestrians struggle through knee-deep, swirling torrents. Before hitting the East Coast of the USA, Sandy drenched the
While the world’s attention was fixed on storm Sandy’s impact on the US, the hurricane-force winds had already left a trail of destruction across the
As Hurricane Sandy hit the US East Coast on Monday night, the full extent of the storm’s havoc on Haiti is just beginning to emerge. Haiti reported
Tropical Storm Isaac has battered Haiti, flattening tent camps housing survivors from a massive earthquake two years ago.
Four people were
Winds of up to 75 kilometres an hour are threatening to cause further devastation to the earthquake-hit island of Haiti.
Tropical storm Isaac
More than 1,000 Haitians marched through the Caribbean nation’s capital to protest against a reported plan to destroy their hillside shanties for a
Hundreds of voodoo practitioners take part in an annual pilgrimage in an Haitian village. The Pilgrimage to Souvenance is one of voodoo’s most
Haiti’s Prime Minister Gary Conille has resigned after just four months in office, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil.
Former Haitian dictator Jean Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier is to face trial on corruption charges, but not human rights abuses.
The judge handling the
Two years ago an earthquake devastated Haiti and outside help poured in. First people had to be saved from the crushed buildings. Some owe their
Two years after the Haiti earthquake that left between 200,000 and 300,000 people dead, more than half a million survivors are still living in 800
Haitians have been marking the second anniversary of the earthquake that tore apart their Caribbean nation.
The disaster, in January 2010, left
Two years to the day since a powerful earthquake killed more than 300,000 people, Haiti is slowing trying to rebuild homes for those affected by the
Two years after the devastating earthquake which flattened much of Haiti, thousands of its people say little progress has been made towards helping
The reality of Haiti two years on after the cameras have gone. Hundreds of thousands of people remain in camps with no education, no work and little
These days the media is almost everywhere. It creates a huge impact. Increasingly it is not just something we can learn from, but something we need
The UN is being petitioned for compensation after being blamed for an outbreak of Cholera in the wake of the 2010 Haitian earthquake.
The United Nations has ordered an immediate investigation into claims that four Uruguayan peacekeepers raped an 18-year-old man in Haiti.
Thousands of Haitian pilgrims took part in an annual voodoo ritual at the Saut D’Eau waterfalls on Sunday.
A week of pounding rain has sparked flooding and mudslides in Haiti, leaving at least 23 people dead.
Two children whose home collapsed on them are
Heavy rains causing mudslides and flooding have killed at least 23 people in Haiti at the very start of the Atlantic hurricane season. Most of those
Haiti’s new president, Michel Martelly, has been sworn in with a promise to wake the country up and a request for people to trust him.
Former singer Michel Martelly has been sworn in as the president of Haiti.
The 50-year-old, who has no previous political experience, was elected
The US embassy in Haiti has added its voice to the UN’s over fears of fraud in Haiti’s legislative elections.
It says the government and electoral