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No home in Haiti

No home in Haiti

Nearly seven years ago, Adrienne St Fume and her family fled their home as the earth shook and their city crumbled around them. They ended up in what was then a vacant lot overlooking a cluster of shops along a busy street in the Haitian capital – and they’ve been there ever since, as they […]

HAITI – Election protests continue

HAITI – Election protests continue

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Loud appeals by Haitian electoral officials for calm and patience as vote counting continues have been falling on deaf ears, with political parties and citizens clamouring for the results of Sunday’s first round of presidential elections. For several days, demonstrators have led violent protests on the streets of the capital, Port-au-Prince, clashing with […]

Haitians to vote on Sunday

Haitians to vote on Sunday

Haitians vote in a long-delayed presidential election on Sunday that residents hope will stabilize the impoverished nation and help it get back on its feet after a devastating hurricane last month. The struggling Haitians, despite skepticism, look for the election to bring an end to a year of political uncertainty and deliver a president who […]

Boy killed in Haiti amid protest

Boy killed in Haiti amid protest

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 death reported in the past week. Protesters were seen running through the streets of the southern coastal city of Les Cayes pushing […]

Missing after Matthew

Missing after Matthew

On Saturday October 22, Barbados TODAY and CapitalMedia HD 99.3 will stand in solidarity with Haiti as they team up to stage a Radiothon to raise funds for the country ravaged by Hurricane Matthew. This week, we will feature the stories of Haitians as they coped with the disaster. PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti – Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, […]

Wyclef Jean faces criminal probe over Haiti charity

Wyclef Jean faces criminal probe over Haiti charity

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Wyclef Jean, the hip-hop artist and former candidate for the presidency of Haiti, says he is “committed to ensuring that things are made right” amid news of a criminal investigation into the finances of his personal charity. The musician’s lawyer, Avi Schick, confirmed that Jean’s Haitian aid organization, Yele, went out of business […]

CARICOM steps up to help Haiti

CARICOM steps up to help Haiti

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has delivered a shipment of approximately US$53 000 worth of emergency relief supplies to hurricane-ravaged Haiti. The items were transported by the United States government, through the collaborative efforts of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Coordinating Unit and the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) in Jamaica. […]

Waiting for help

Waiting for help

On Saturday October 22, Barbados TODAY and CapitalMedia HD 99.3 will stand in solidarity with Haiti as they team up to stage a Radiothon to raise funds for the country ravaged by Hurricane Matthew. This week, we will feature the stories of Haitians as they coped with the disaster.   by Nicole Best, CMC JEREMIE, Haiti – It’s two o’ clock in […]

Crop catastrophe

Crop catastrophe

On Saturday October 22, Barbados TODAY and CapitalMedia HD 99.3 stand in solidarity with Haiti as they team up to stage a Radiothon to raise funds for the country ravaged by Hurricane Matthew. During this week we will feature the stories of Haitians as they coped with the disaster. by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald MORNE […]

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