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Shooting leaves 2 teenage boys wounded in Miami's Little Haiti

LITTLE HAITI, Fla. - Miami Police Department detectives are investigating a Thursday night shooting that left two teenage boys wounded in Miami's Little Haiti. Miami Fire Rescue personnel and detectives responded to a residence at 263 NW 56 St.


President Trump To Meet With Caribbean Leaders Today

President Trump will meet with several Caribbean leaders at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida today. Trump will host the top leaders of the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, the Bahamas and Saint Lucia. The White House says Trump will thank them for support on the crisis in Venezuela. The U.S. reco


US military vet recounts arrests in Haiti to AP

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – 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.


Haiti's prime minister ousted after 6 months in office, reports say

PORT-AU-PRINCE - The Prime Minister of Haiti has reportedly been ousted from the position, after only six months in the job. Haiti's Chamber of Deputies voted Monday to censure Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant, Yahoo reports.


Madison community bands together to provide 46,000 meals in Haiti

MADISON—Community members banded together to make a difference overseas. Rotary club members from multiple districts near the shoreline packed 46,000 meals for families in Haiti.


‘We are not murderers. We are not mercenaries,’ says ex-Navy SEAL arrested in Haiti

He really doesn’t know what he was doing in Haiti. He was told it was to evacuate rich Haitians amid a popular revolt, but it could have also been to provide personal protection to a Haitian businessman who claimed to be doing business with the country’s Central Bank.


Food drive for Haiti held Saturday

MADISON, Conn. (WTNH) - 200 volunteers are gathering Saturday morning to help Haiti. They're hosting 'Feed Our Neighbors'. They'll be boxing up food to send to Haiti. It starts at 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the First Congregational Church in Madison.


Owner of Jacksonville's Cinotti's Bakery says her missionary group escapes danger in Haiti

The owner of a Jacksonville bakery is in Haiti on a missionary trip and says the missionary group is in danger as they try to help others in need after an attack on the clinic and several homes in the community March 17.


U.S. Senator Rubio visits Haiti amid political crisis there

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio met on Wednesday with the Haitian president and members of parliament and discussed the formation of a new Cabinet following the ouster this week of Jean Henry Ceant as prime minister.


Haiti: Investigate Protest Deaths

(Washington, DC) – Haitian authorities should ensure the prompt, thorough, and independent investigation of killings that took place during the February 2019 demonstrations, Human Rights Watch said today.


Haitians Face Dire Choice: Find Clean Water, or Risk Their Lives Trying

Haiti’s decades-long water crisis heightened over the last six months of political unrest, becoming ever more critical. During a 10-day countrywide lockdown in February. Protestors blocked streets throughout the capital of Port-au-Prince in response to the ongoing fuel crisis, devaluating national c


Trump dangles investment to Caribbean leaders who back Venezuela's Guaido

PALM BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump pledged investment in a rare meeting on Friday with five Caribbean leaders who have sided with the United States in backing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as head of state, the White House said.


Watch: OneShot — UNICEF France's Water Night For Children In Haiti

Access to safe water is a universal right. Yet, it is far from being a reality. As part of the United Nations' World Water Day on March 22, UNICEF France created with the French Swimming Federation "La Nuit de l'Eau" (Water Night): 230 swimming pools nationwide are holding water sports events and ot


Hills & Dales employee finds calling in missionary work

Rita Bartle was able to meet Fabiola, the Haitian girl she sponsored through Lifeline before the child died. The girl's mother, Edna, is at right. Although Fabiola passed on, her family still qualified to have a cement house built through mission help. (Courtesy Photo) — UPPER THUMB — When you still


Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

For six years, the U.S. and Europe have been fixated on Russia as their gravest geopolitical threat — all while China has been building up its massive global infrastructure project known as One Belt, One Road. Now, Beijing and its commercial aims seem much more of a menace.


Innovation: Contraception Program Empowers Women in Haiti

Photos courtesy of Meredith Casella Jean-Baptiste / Partners In Health. More training for nurses and greater access to family planning services has resulted in significantly more new mothers leaving a Haiti hospital with long-term contraception, a fact that could lead to safer pregnancies and fewer


Mission to Haiti in need of funds

A 60-year-old Haitian cut his foot while working in a rice field. By the time he sought medical care he had developed gangrene of his foot and was told he needed his foot amputated.


Philadelphia surgeons use 3-D printing to help poverty-stricken Haiti

PHILADELPHIA – For five years, Jefferson University Hospital surgeons have been traveling to Haiti to rebuild the jaws of patients whose faces are disfigured by benign, yet massive tumors. These are delicate operations, made all the more challenging because the doctors cannot see what they are deali


Protests Continue in Haiti With New Details About Role of U.S. Mercenaries

Ongoing protests are roiling Haiti, as demonstrators take to the streets to demand President Jovenel Moïse’s resignation due to government corruption and mismanagement of the country’s oil fund. The protests began in July, but Moïse is facing further scrutiny after five heavily armed Americans were


Ludington Area Catholic students support Haiti

St. Simon Catholic Church and Ludington Area Catholic School has made it its mission to help children in Haiti, and on Monday, students got a taste of Haitian culture during the annual Haitian breakfast, when rice, beans and bananas were served.