Posted in Crime/Corruption

Venezuela first lady’s nephews jailed for drugs

Two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady have been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the US after being convicted of trafficking drugs. Venezuelan President…

Posted in Ag/Farming

Epidemiological Update – Diphtheria – 15 December 2017

Diphtheria in the Americas – Summary of the situation Between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 49 of 2017, Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and…

Posted in Elections

How America’s First Black Ambassador Became a Popular Hero

Ebenezer Bassett was the first American diplomat to offer a dissident asylum— and in doing so, became the first to defy his bosses at the…

Posted in Crime/Corruption Earthquake/CHOLERA

Mothers of Haiti’s ‘peacekeeper babies’ seek child support payments from UN

A lawsuit has been filed in Haiti against the UN and peacekeeping soldiers by mothers of ‘peacekeeper babies’ seeking child support and paternity payments, the…

Posted in Earthquake/CHOLERA

‘A World of Misery Few of Us Really See’: Readers and a Bureau Chief Discuss Haiti’s Abandoned Dead

Voodoo devotees take part in Day of the Dead ceremonies in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Nov. 1. Credit Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times The…

Posted in DAILY REPORTS-Direct From Haiti


December 17, 2017

Posted in Crime/Corruption Govt Incompentece

HAVE WE LEARNED NOTHING FROM 20 MEN WHO DIED OF STARVATION IN PORT-AU-PRINCE’S OVERCROWDED PRISON?? : Explosive situation among the detainees of the Commissariat of Petit-Goâve- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Haiti Libre: This Friday morning, the situation of 224 prisoners incarcerated in extremely difficult conditions, in two cells of the Commissariat of Petit-Goâve (built to…