Haiti News

CARICOM welcomes selection of prime minister in Haiti

The unanimous election of Dr. Garry Conille by the Transitional Presidential Council (TPC), following a selection process with nominations from several stakeholder sectors, is another important step forward on the path to free and fair elections and the return to constitutional order in Haiti.

Dominican government urged to lift ban on exporting plantains to Haiti

The Dominican Republic government is being urged to lift a ban on exporting plantains to neighbouring Haiti.

UN says food aid reaching violence-wracked Haiti

The United Nations on Wednesday said its agencies are reaching Haitians in the besieged capital of Port-au-Prince and other areas amid ongoing gang violence that continues to ravage the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member state.

Experts at UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Forum assess that Haiti at a crossroads

The Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean (DAOC) at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) recently held a virtual panel discussion on the multidimensional crisis in Haiti as part of the University’s Vice-Chancellor’s Forum series.

Haiti begins search for a new prime minister

Haiti Monday began the search for a new prime minister in keeping with the agreement reached on April 3 this year allowing for the establishment of the Presidential Transitional Council (CPT) that is tasked with ending the political and socio-economic crisis in the country.

Haiti journalists call on CPT to ensure investigations continue into the...

The Haitian media organisation, SOS Journalistes, on Friday called on the recently-installed Presidential Transitional Council (CPT) to use its influence to advance the cases of the journalists who have been murdered in the country.

Several killed in landslides following heavy rains in Haiti

At least 12 people have been reported dead following torrential rains that drenched Cap-Haitien for several days causing widespread floods and landslides, authorities have confirmed.

Canada, Barbados, discuss ongoing crisis in Haiti

In a recent diplomatic exchange, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau engaged in talks with Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Mottley, addressing the ongoing turmoil in Haiti encompassing political, security, and humanitarian concerns.

Split within Haiti’s recently installed CPT over prime minister position

The Fanmi Lavalas political party of former president Jean Bertrand Aristide, is threatening to withdraw from the presidential transition council (CPT) if Fritz Bélizaire is not removed as prime minister.

Haiti’s CPT elects new president, new prime minister

The former president of the Haitian senate, Edgard Leblanc Fils was on Tuesday named as the president of the Presidential Transitional Council (CPT) as efforts continue to restore peace and security in the French-speaking Caribbean Community (Caricom) country.