May 16, 2022

US warns American Aid workers to get out of Haiti

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From NewsAmericaNow News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Nov. 10, 2021: As the kidnapping in Haiti of 17 American and Canadian migrants enters Day 26, the US on Tuesday warned US aid workers to leave the country. The US Embassy in Port-au-Prince urged US aid workers to flee while commercial flights are still available, as the United […]

Most countries of the Americas to reach COVID-19 vaccination target by end of year

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amaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Haiti, Guatemala, and Nicaragua lag behind. PAHO to accelerate vaccine delivery to countries most in need of supplies.  VIDEO LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXUw0itIx6A Washington, D.C. October 13, 2021 (PAHO) – Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, said that while Latin America and the Caribbean is on track […]

PAHO Director calls for intensified health response in Haiti to reverse rapidly deteriorating COVID conditions

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PAHO is assisting with vaccine delivery, scaled up testing, and increased PPE for health workers. Elsewhere in the Caribbean and Latin America, pandemic accelerates. Washington, D.C., June 2, 2021 (PAHO) Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne warned that the COVID-19 response in Haiti must be scaled up dramatically to cope with sharply […]

Hundreds of children fathered by U.N. Peacekeepers in Haiti, report finds

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By Bob Duval From Sentinel Ht According to a new study, United Nations peacekeepers fathered hundreds of children with women and girls in Haiti before abandoning the mothers and leaving the Caribbean country. Researchers from Birmingham University and Queen’s University, Ontario, interviewed more than 2,500 Haitians for the study, of which 265 subjects – or […]

Power market to 2030 – installed capacity, capacity mix, renewable roadmap, electricity tariffs – ResearchAndMarkets.com

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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Power Market in CARICOM and Associated Countries – Installed Capacity, Capacity Mix, Renewable Roadmap, Electricity Tariffs and Future Outlook to 2030” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The report provides a clear overview of and detailed insight into the power market in CARICOM and associated countries. The report provides power market scenario and outlook for […]

Statement by the Chairman of the Caribbean Community on the situation in Haiti

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(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community {CARICOM) is saddened and concerned by the deepening of the crisis in Haiti which has paralysed the normal functioning of all sectors of the country and created a situation of extreme hardship for the people. The Community deplores the destruction of property and livelihoods, the deteriorating […]

Latin America and the Caribbean, under fire

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From The Yucatan Times Protests have erupted. They are repeated from Mexico to Chile, passing through Haiti; although the demands are diverse, there is a common factor: citizen awakening. AN JOSÉ Costa Rica (Agencies/EFE) – Forged in a bonfire of deep socioeconomic difficulties, political violence shakes Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, […]

SANDERS: CARICOM cannot abandon Haiti despite the president’s failure to respond to offers

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By Sir Ronald Sanders Haiti is in turmoil again. This time the countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) cannot be criticised for inaction, but questions must be asked about others in the hemispheric community who have been silent about the political and humanitarian situation in the country.  For instance, apart from an unusually vague statement issued […]

Slow-moving Tropical Depression Imelda brings over 30 inches of rain to Texas

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Devastating flooding unfolded across far southeast Texas late Wednesday night and spread into the Houston area on Thursday morning, as Tropical Depression Imelda continued to plague the region. At 11 am EDT Thursday, Tropical Depression Imelda was located about 50 miles north of Houston, moving north to northwest at […]

‘We Are Rebellious Souls’: Manuel Mathieu imagines a Caribbean of the Future

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By Rianna Jade Parker From Frieze The Haitian-born artist discusses the climate crisis, losing his memory and belonging to a country of ruptures and profound dreaming Haitian artist Manuel Mathieu was born in 1986 — the same year dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier nicknamed ‘Baby Doc’ fled Haiti, marking the end of his almost 30-year dictatorship. Belonging […]