Hurricane Matthew is one of the fiercest Caribbean storms in years. On Monday night, it roared across the tip of Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas. It’s projected to storm through Cuba on Tuesday night and hit Florida by…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, Hurricane Matthew, one of the strongest Atlantic storms in recent years, is battering Jamaica and Haiti. Also, U.S. relations with Russia hit a new low when Washington called off talks with Moscow on the Syrian…
By Kenya Downs
Rumors circulated that the Caribbean nation of Haiti would become the African Union's 55th member state. Not true, says the African Union.
By Larisa Epatko
Updated: Haitian President Michel Martelly stepped down on Sunday, as was constitutionally required, and a provisional government will take his place until a run-off election is held on April 24.
In 2010, a catastrophic earthquake ravaged Haiti, leaving 1.5 million people homeless. The American Red Cross raised nearly $500 million for relief efforts, announcing plans to create new communities. But an investigation by ProPublica and NPR has concluded that the…
By Colleen Shalby
Following a harrowing earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, the American Red Cross launched a project to raise funds to transform the area. Roughly $500 million was donated. But according to a new report from ProPublica and NPR, as it…
By Laura Santhanam
The number of black immigrants living in the United States has nearly quadrupled since 1980 and is expected to continue to grow, according to a new report released today from the Pew Research Center.
By News Desk
A high-voltage cable that fell on a parade float in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince on Tuesday caused a stampede that killed at least 20 people on the second day of Carnival celebrations.
On Jan. 12, 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake reduced the impoverished island country of Haiti to rubble, leaving 220,000 dead, another 300,000 injured, and more than a million homeless. Among those that survived also lost limbs to falling walls and…
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