January 19, 2021

Commentary: Haiti’s national carnival in Gonaives

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By Jean H Charles from Caribbean News Now Some ten years ago on September 18, 2004, the city of Gonaives was under siege after tropical storm Jeanne unleashed a deluge of biblical proportion depositing in the region enough water to cause some 150 deaths, 50,000 families being put on the street, while 13,000 homes were […]

Former Haitian dictator dies

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By Joseph Guyler C. Delva From HCNN PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — Haiti’s former dictator Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier died on Saturday, possibly of a heart failure, after he collapsed and hit his head while visiting a close ally near the Caribbean country’s capital. Sources close to the family told HCNN that Duvalier, 63, was at […]

Haitian lawmaker frees criminal suspects by force

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By Joseph Guyler Delva From Caribbean News Now PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) — Prosecutors in Haiti’s capital on Thursday observed the last day of a 48-hour strike to denounce and protest the storming of their office by a lawmaker who freed by force a group of suspects who were about to be heard on illegal confinement […]