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Deadly protests in Haiti over corruption investigation

President Jovenel Moise pledged on Wednesday to get to the bottom of the scandal, saying: "Once you have stolen government funds, whether you are part of the government, of the opposition or the population, you'll have to face justice."


CONCACAF Nations Cup: Saint Lucia Gives Haiti a Run For Its Money - St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia

SAINT LUCIA senior men’s football team competing at the inaugural CONCACAF Nations Cup, despite going down to Haiti 2-1, can keep their heads up high after giving FIFA’s ranked 109th team a run for their money on Tuesday evening at the Stade Pierre-Aliker in Fort- de- France, Martinique.


Two Dead, 20 Hurt in Anti-Corruption Protests in Haiti

A demonstrator points with his hand, making a pistol, during a protest demanding to know how oil assistance funds have been used by the current and past administrations, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 17, 2018.


Detroit Lions' tight end nearly murdered during missionary trip to Haiti - Via MLive | Detroit Sports Nation

This morning, while browsing Twitter, I came across astory by Kyle Meinke from MLivethat caught my attention immediately. It is titled, “Almost murdered: The harrowing tale of one Lions player’s trip to Haiti.”


Police: 2 dead, dozens injured in protests across Haiti

1 of 4A police officer fires his shotgun during a protest demanding to know how Petro Caribe funds have been used by the current and past administrations, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Much of the financial support to help Haiti rebuild after the 2010 earthquake comes from Vene


Is outside help making things worse in Haiti?

© AP Photo/Dieu Nalio CheryA man sweeps an exposed tiled area of the earthquake-damaged Santa Ana Catholic church, where he now lives, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013...


A volunteer's look at Haiti's devastation

Ed. note: Today, on the third anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, host Melissa Harris-Perry took a fresh look at what remains a disaster. After doing some accounting for where things stand now in "Go Figure" (above), she opened up a frank discussion concerning the faulty recovery, much of which is


Haiti anti-corruption protest turns violent

At least one person has been killed and dozens injured as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, over a corruption scandal, with some marchers calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise.A report by Haiti's Senate published in August accused two fo


The "Allmade" Shirts Brand Pays Workers Livable Wage in Haiti

"The average person makes less than 3-dollars a day in Haiti," said Jason Parke, owner of Greek Corner.


Almost murdered: The harrowing tale of one Lions player's trip to Haiti

ALLEN PARK -- What would you think about if you were about to die? Lions tight end Hakeem Valles was sitting there, hogtied on the floor of some backwoods house in Haiti. He was blindfolded. All he could hear was screaming and screaming and oh my God so much screaming. But he couldn't understand any


Djery Baptiste’s road from Haiti to D-I college basketball player

At 6’10,” people marvel at Djery Baptiste’s imposing size, but it’s the capacity of his brain that truly makes him unique as a college athlete.


At least one dead, dozens hurt as thousands protest graft in Haiti

Moise, in a speech on Wednesday to mark the 1806 death of Haiti’s founder, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, pledged that a trial would be held to get to the bottom of missing Petrocaribe funds.


UNICEF Haiti Earthquake Humanitarian Situation Report 18 October 2018 - Haiti

55,6701# of people in need of humanitarian assistance22,8252# of children in need of humanitarian assistance703# of schools damaged or destroyed


Thousands protest corruption in Haiti, president gets shoved

Elsewhere, near the presidential palace, police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators.


Bichotte Hosts Little Haiti Brooklyn Community Forum

Assembly member Rodneyse Bichotte(D-Flatbush, Ditmas Park), was joined by community board members and local residents of the newly formed Little Haiti section of Flatbush last night, to discuss how to bring forth economic development, tourism, social resources and beautification to the community.


Christian Council will assist Haiti

“Whatever is needed, once that report comes in, we will pull information from that and our assistance to those in need will be financial.”


Recommended read: Hakeem Valles and his life-altering experience in Haiti

From time to time we come across something written by one of our peers that is compelling enough or unique enough that it merits your attention. That is certainly the case with an excellent and gripping interview with Lions TE Hakeem Valles conducted and beautifully written byKyle Meinke of MLive.Va


Haiti Police Open Fire on Protesters

A man rides a bicycle past burning tires set by protesters demanding to know how Petro Caribe funds have been used by the current and past administrations, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 17, 2018.


‘A community helping a community’

The Manzanita Outreach program, through local packing events like on Saturday at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds and others across the nations, are packing nutritional meals for Hurricane-ravaged Haiti.


Part Two of Series-Mapleton’s Connection Around the World: Mission trip to Haiti

Couple moves to Haiti after experience on a mission tripChelsea (Wolf) Jorgensen and her husband, Isaac, have been on multiple short-term trips to Haiti. They both fell in love with the culture and the people of Haiti. Chelsea is a graduate of MVAO and is the daughter of Jeff and Lee Wolf.When a pos