Latin America

New tax hikes ignites violent street protests in Haiti

A transport strike over tax increases on fuel, alcohol and cigarettes has shut down most of Haiti. The government says the money raised will be used to improve public services.

Haiti

Strike over new transport taxes brings Haiti to a halt

Protesters, unhappy with a new budget approved earlier this month, take to the streets for a second week.

Strike over new transport taxes brings Haiti to a halt

Latin America

Aid groups rush to help as Hurricane Irma batters northern Haiti

Haiti's north was battered significantly, causing the UN and aid organisations to set up shelters and food supplies for tens of thousands of people in there.

Canada

Is Canada as welcoming to refugees as people think?

Thousands of Haitians cross US border, but not all will be allowed to stay.

Is Canada as welcoming to refugees as people think?

Latin America

Haiti's unregulated orphanages spur child abuse: report

Nearly 800 orphanages across Haiti house tens of thousands of children. But Haitian officials believe around 80 percent of the children have living parents.

Immigration

US-based Haitians fear clock ticking on their stay

On Wednesday, US and Haitian officials discussed repatriating 58,000 Haitians who moved to US after 2010 earthquake.

US-based Haitians fear clock ticking on their stay

Witness

Illegal Deforestation: Death by a Thousand Cuts

When a ranger is killed near the Dominican Republic's border with Haiti, the impact of illegal deforestation is exposed.

Opinion

UN Peacekeepers: Keeping the peace or preventing it?

The UN peacekeepers' capacity to commit rape with impunity undermines prospects for sustainable peace around the world.

Nimmi Gowrinathan

by Nimmi Gowrinathan
- Kate Cronin-Furman

Nimmi Gowrinathan

United States

Will the US try to send 50,000 people back to Haiti?

After the 2010 earthquake, many Haitians were granted special status in the US. Now their future hangs in the balance.

Will the US try to send 50,000 people back to Haiti?

Latin America

Haiti's plans to revive army draw concern

Former Haitian football star Bobby Duval has joined a chorus of concern over the government's decision to revive the military.

Latin America

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

Security Council unanimously votes to replace 2004 mission with a smaller police-only force as stability emerges.

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

Politics

Banana exporter confirmed as new Haiti president

Electoral council declares businessman Jovenel Moise the winner of the November 2016 vote despite fraud allegations.

Haiti: Jovenel Moise confirmed as new president

Environment

Haiti: Recovery and resilience after Hurricane Matthew

Months after the storm, progress is slow but many Haitians remain hopeful for the future.

Haiti: Recovery and resilience after Hurricane Matthew

Fault Lines

Haiti By Force

Fault Lines investigates the legacy and impact of sex abuse by UN peacekeepers in Haiti.

Latin America

Bus ploughs into crowd killing 34 in northern Haiti

Angry bystanders set the bus ablaze after driver sped away after driving into a band of street musicians.

Bus runs over at least 34 people in northern Haiti