Haiti police use tear gas to stop tax protest
- Jamaica Observer
(AFP) — Haitian
police on Tuesday used tear gas and water cannons to disperse thousands of protesters marching on the capital Port-au-Prince, as anger mounts over tax hikes seen as unfairly targeting the poor. It was the latest ...
Queertalks: Sexual politics and religion in Haiti, November 2
- Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)
An assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Durban-Albrecht's book manuscript, “The Sexual Politics of Empire: An Ethnography of Postcolonial Homophobia in Haiti
,” was awarded the National Women's Studies ...
Ball State alumni improve infrastructures in Haiti, win awards
- Ball State Daily News (press release)
After a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti
in 2010, the nation was forced to rebuild much of its infrastructures and buildings. Ball State architecture professor Anthony Costello has been visiting Haiti
since 2001, and witnessed the damage firsthand ...
For this couple, it's charity cup by cup
- Minneapolis Star Tribune
For years, they traveled to underdeveloped, often impoverished parts of the world to work. But none of their trips prepared them for what they saw in Cité Soleil in Haiti
, a shantytown in the most destitute corner of the Western Hemisphere's poorest ...
New UN mission aims to boost Haiti rule of law
- St. Lucia Times Online News (press release) (blog)
(AFP) – A new United Nations mission dedicated to supporting the rule of law in Haiti
began Monday, after the end of a 13-year peacekeeping mission in the deeply impoverished Caribbean nation rocked by political instability. The UN Mission for Justice ...
Secretary-General welcomes launch of new UN mission in Haiti
New York, Oct 17(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterrs welcomed the establishment Monday of the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti
(MINUJUSTH), following the closure of its predecessor peacekeeping mission.
UN ends 13-year armed mission in Haiti
- Gears Of Biz
At the same time, however, some nonprofit groups have called for attention to be placed on Haiti's
problems, including quality of health, access to justice and civilian trust in the government. Groups have also pointed out often-ignored sexual violence ...
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World news about Haiti. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.
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The official United Nations Website for MINUSTAH contains background information, facts and figures and the mission mandate. In addition Security Council resolutions ...
Pat Robertson, the evangelical Christian who once suggested God was punishing Americans with Hurricane Katrina, says a "pact to the devil" brought on the ...
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When a devastating earthquake leveled Haiti in 2010, millions of people donated to the American Red Cross. The charity raised almost half a billion dollars. It was ...
Haiti (; French: Haïti [a.iti]; Haitian Creole: Ayiti [ajiti]), officially the Republic of Haiti (French: République d'Haïti; Haitian Creole: Repiblik Ayiti) and formerly called Hayti, is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea. It occupies the western three-eighths of the island, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Haiti is 27,750 square kilometres (10,714 sq mi) in size and has an estimated 10.8 million people, making it the most populous country in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the second-most populous country in the Caribbean as a whole.The region was originally inhabited by the indigenous Taíno people. Spain discovered the island on 5 December 1492 during the first voyage of Christopher Columbus across the Atlantic. When Columbus initially landed in Haiti, he had thought he had found India or Asia. On Christmas Day 1492, Columbus' flagship the Santa Maria ran aground north of what is now Limonade. As a consequence, Columbus ordered his men to salvage what they could from the ship, and he created the first European settlement in the Americas, naming it La Navidad after the day the ship was destroyed.The island was named La Española and claimed by Spain, which ruled until the early 17th century. Competing claims and settlements by the French led to the western portion of the island being ceded to France, which named it Saint-Domingue. Sugarcane plantations, worked by slaves brought from Africa, were established by colonists.In the midst of the French Revolution (1789–1799), slaves and free people of colour revolted in the Haitian Revolution (1791–1804), culminating in the abolition of slavery and the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte's army at the Battle of Vertières. Afterward the sovereign nation of Haiti was established on 1 January 1804 – the first independent nation of Latin America and the Caribbean, the second republic in the Americas, the only nation in the western hemisphere to have defeated three European superpowers (France, Spain, and the UK), and the only nation in the world established as a result of a successful slave revolt. The rebellion that began in 1791 was led by a former slave and the first black general of the French Army, Toussaint Louverture, whose military genius and political acumen transformed an entire society of slaves into an independent country. Upon his death in a prison in France, he was succeeded by his lieutenant, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, who declared Haiti's sovereignty and later became the first Emperor of Haiti, Jacques I. The Haitian Revolution lasted just over a dozen years; and apart from Alexandre Pétion, the first President of the Republic, all the first leaders of government were former slaves. The Citadelle Laferrière is the largest fortress in the Americas. Henri Christophe – former slave and first king of Haiti, Henri I – built it to withstand a possible foreign attack.It is a founding member of the United Nations, Organization of American States (OAS), Association of Caribbean States, and the International Francophonie Organisation. In addition to CARICOM, it is a member of the International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization, and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States. It has the lowest Human Development Index in the Americas. Most recently, in February 2004, a coup d'état originating in the north of the country forced the resignation and exile of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. A provisional government took control with security provided by the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).
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