Haitian officials meet in Dominican Republic to prevent border closings over canal dispute
Haiti’s government says it has met with Dominican officials in the Dominican Republic to talk about a threat by that country’s president to close all borders in response to a row over the construction of a supposed canal.
Haiti police probe killings of parishioners who were led by a pastor into gang territory
The director of Haiti’s National Police is vowing to hold accountable those who encouraged hundreds of parishioners to take up machetes and sticks over the weekend to rid a community of gang members, only to be fatally shot by them.
UN chief urges deployment of police special forces and military support to combat gangs in Haiti
The United Nations chief is urging the international community to deploy a multinational force comprising “police special forces and military support units” to Haiti to combat gangs with sophisticated weapons and restore security to the impoverished Caribbean nation.
Immigration parole program: Cuban mother dreams of family reunion in Miami-Dade
Odamyis Gomez, a married mother of two in Cuba, said she dreams of a family reunion in Miami-Dade County, and she had put her hope on President Joe Biden’s parole program. But in January, a group of 20 states challenged the case-by-case basis program to help Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans, and Venezuelans.
Suspects accused of killing of Haiti’s president appear in federal court in Miami-Dade
Four key suspects in the killing of Haiti’s president appear for the first time in U.S. federal court to face accusations that they plotted and participated in his assassination, a day after they were transferred to the United States for prosecution.
South Florida sponsor helping Venezuelan migrants with Biden parole program
As President Joe Biden announced the recent expansion of an immigration policy for migrants coming from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela, sponsors in South Florida are stepping up to help people who might not even know about the program.
Haiti’s ex-prime minister speaks to Local 10 News on solutions to nation’s crisis
Haiti is in the grips of a humanitarian crisis not seen in decades. Violent gangs have forced the country into lockdown for weeks. Local 10 anchor Calvin Hughes sat down exclusively with Haiti’s former prime minister to discuss solutions for a nation that seems to be on the brink of collapse.
Calls for help, humanitarian corridor as gangs siege Haiti
The United Nations is proposing a “humanitarian corridor” in Haiti’s capital to help people get gasoline and aid amid a mounting crisis as gangs keep blockading roads and access to some areas, including to one key fuel terminal in Port-au-Prince.
Haiti’s struggle worsened in year since slaying of president
A year has passed since President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated at his private home. Not only have authorities failed to identify all those who masterminded and financed the killing, but Haiti has gone into a freefall as violence soars and the economy tumbles.
Charter business thrives as US-expelled Haitians flee Haiti
Thousands of Haitians in recent months have boarded charter flights to South America, according to flight tracking information and independent verification by The Associated Press in collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley.
Fatal boat trip highlights Haitians fleeing violence
Haitians are fleeing in greater numbers to the neighboring Dominican Republic, where they step onto rickety wooden boats as they attempt to reach Puerto Rico — a trip in which 11 Haitian women drowned this week, with dozens of other migrants believed missing.