All posts tagged "Haiti"
Chef José Andrés named recipient of James Beard Humanitarian Award
Puerto Ricans José Enrique and Gabriel Hernández named semifinalists for Best Chef in southern region
- Posted February 22, 2018
How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed in UN system
An estimated 2,000 allegations of sexual abuse or exploitation have been leveled at U.N. peacekeepers and personnel
- Posted May 26, 2017
Trump admin to extend protections for Haitians 6 months
Temporary Protected Status given to 58,000 after 2010 earthquake
- Posted May 22, 2017
Jovenel Moise Sworn in as Haiti’s New President
That election victory came more than a year after Moise topped an initial vote in 2015 that was eventually thrown out amid suspicions of fraud
- Posted February 7, 2017
Haiti certifies presidential victory of first-time candidate
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – An electoral tribunal in Haiti has rejected claims that massive voter fraud marred the November presidential election victory of first-time candidate Jovenel Moise, officials said Tuesday. The judges found some irregularities but not enough...
- Posted January 3, 2017
For 2nd day, Haiti police scatter rock-throwing protesters
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – For a second straight day, partisans of a Haitian political faction threw rocks at police and burned tires Tuesday to demand “fair” election results, which they insisted would put their candidate in the presidency....
- Posted November 22, 2016
Haiti tabulating votes as factions claim victory, fraud
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Nearly 1,000 Haitian election workers began 12-hour shifts inside a warehouse Monday tabulating the results of weekend presidential and legislative voting supposed to return their drifting homeland back to full constitutional order. Despite an...
- Posted November 21, 2016
Haiti’s Presidential Redo Goes Well; Long Vote Count Begins
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti’s repeatedly derailed presidential election finally went off relatively smoothly Sunday as the troubled nation tries to get its shaky democracy on a firmer foundation after nearly a year of being led by a...
- Posted November 20, 2016
Banco Popular Foundation raises almost $200K for Haiti
Money raised by Unidos por Haití campaign to provide doctors and volunteers
- Posted November 15, 2016
Boy killed in Haiti amid protest over delay in hurricane aid
LES CAYES, Haiti — A teenage boy was fatally shot in Haiti on Tuesday amid protests over delays in aid distribution after a Category 4 hurricane pummeled the Caribbean country last month. It is the second such...
- Posted November 2, 2016