Latin America

Concerns over Haiti push to reinstate army disbanded after coup

The controversial plan is popular with some, but critics say it could see a return of human rights violations.

UN

Peacekeepers leave Haiti: What is their legacy?

As the controversial 13 year peacekeeping mission in Haiti wraps up, Al Jazeera examines what the mission leaves behind.

UN peacekeepers leave Haiti: What is their legacy?

Haiti

UN Peacekeepers to leave Haiti after 13 years

UN Peacekeepers have lowered their flag in Haiti 13 years after entering the country.

Latin America

UN peacekeepers pulling out of Haiti with controversial legacy

After 13 years, the UN Mission is pulling out of Haiti. It says its work is nearly done - after helping put the country back on the road to recovery.

Opinion

Hurricanes: Act now, save later

Every dollar invested in disaster preparedness saves seven dollars in recovery.

Simon Ticehurst

by Simon Ticehurst

Simon Ticehurst

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.