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Hunger in Haiti is Spreading Amid Gang Violence: Aid Workers | VIDEO

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*(CNN) — More and more people are going hungry in Haiti, warn aid workers, doctors, and missionaries with increasing urgency, as the Caribbean nation struggles to find its way out of the political deadlock and an epidemic of deadly gang violence. One American missionary whose organization delivers food and water to the needy in gang-controlled […]

Gangs Rule Haiti’s Capital – Some Say They’re Ready to Overthrow the Government too | WATCH

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*Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) — From above, Haiti’s capital city Port-au-Prince still looks serene, its white-washed homes climbing steep green hills that encircle a glittering bay. But to step onto its cracked streets requires a careful calculation of risk and reward. Ruthless gangs have a stranglehold on the city, preying on the population, carving neighborhoods into warring criminal fiefdoms, and […]

Family of American Couple Kidnapped in Haiti Speak Out | Video

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*An American couple visiting Haiti was kidnapped a week ago and is being held hostage for ransom. Now family members say Jean-Dickens Toussaint and his wife, Abigail Toussaint, were warned not to travel to the country. According to ABC News, the couple from Tamarac, Florida, traveled to Haiti to visit sick relatives. They were kidnapped […]

Dark Skin Citizens in Dominican Republic Being Detained After Mistaken for Haitians

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*Dark-skinned citizens in the Dominican Republic are reportedly being warned about migration agents mistaking them for Haitians in the Caribbean country. The U.S. Embassy in the Dominican Republic reportedly sent out an alert to all citizens urging them to have their U.S. passports at all times and their cell phones charged.  The embassy says that […]

‘Rape Has Become A Weapon’ for Haiti Gangs, Says UN | VIDEO

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*(CNN) — As Haiti reels from a cascade of crises, the United Nations has released a grim report accusing the country’s powerful gangs of using rape as a tool of intimidation and control. Large swathes of capital city Port-au-Prince are run by organized criminal groups, with one Haitian security forces source telling CNN in August […]

Haiti’s Government is Asking for International Military Assistance | VIDEO

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*(CNN) — Haiti’s government has asked for international military assistance as it grapples with interlocked health, energy and security crises, according to a statement from Jean-Junior Joseph, advisor to Haiti’s Prime Minister. “After serious reflections, facing a dire humanitarian crisis in Haiti, where hospitals are not having enough energy to function, cholera is back inside […]

Texas Student to Adopt Boy He Found in the Trash in Haiti | Video

*A Texas State student has launched a GoFundMe to raise money to adopt the baby he found in the trash during a trip to Haiti.  “I’ve always wanted to be a part of something great and to me, that was the moment,” Jimmy Amisial said of finding a 3-month-old baby boy in discarded in the […]

Sunny Hostin Slams Biden Over Handling of Haitian Migrant Crisis in Texas [WATCH]

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*On a recent episode of “The View,” Sunny Hostin slammed U.S policy amid the Haiti migrant crisis and the government’s brutal history with the island nation.  We reported earlier…  more than 10,000 Haitian migrants have crossed the southern border into Texas, where they are camping out under a bridge that connects Texas and Mexico. Per […]

Haitians Concerned Over Lack Of US Assistance To Homeland In Crisis

*A political crisis followed by natural disasters have left the Caribbean nation of Haiti — already one of the poorest countries in the world — without stability and crucial resources. Haitians worldwide, including some 2 million in the United States, worry the situation will worsen for their homeland and its 11 million citizens. Following the […]

Naomi Osaka to Donate Prize Money to Help Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts

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*Naomi Osaka has announced that she will donate the prize money from an upcoming tournament to help relief efforts in Haiti following Saturday’s 7.2-magnitude earthquake.  “Really hurts to see all the devastation that’s going on in Haiti, and I feel like we really can’t catch a break,” Osaka, 23, wrote on social media Saturday. The […]

Haiti Hit by Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake – Casualties Predicted to be High | VIDEO

  *In the wake of the assassination of Haiti‘s leader last month, the island nation’s turmoil and suffering continues with news of a powerful earthquake Saturday morning. The magnitude 7.2 earthquake’s epicenter was about 7.5 miles from the southern town of Saint-Louis du Sud, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It had a depth of […]

Jacquil Constant: The Power of Haitian Collaboration

*As Haiti continues to rise out of insurmountable tragedies, Hollywood filmmaker Jacquil Constant is in a fight to change the narrative of Haitian society. He is motivated to create projects that deal with the rich legacy of Haitian culture and intends to build a sustainable community through the arts to showcase a different image of […]

The Assassination of its President Puts Haiti At Risk of Anarchy – The U.N. Must Intervene!

*The Washington Post Editorial Board writes: The pre-dawn assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse puts one of the Western Hemisphere’s most impoverished countries at risk of anarchy. That poses an immediate humanitarian threat to millions of Haitians and an equally urgent diplomatic and security challenge to the United States and major international organizations. Swift and […]

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse Assassinated at His Home; Wife Hospitalized (Video)

*Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated late Tuesday after a group of unidentified people attacked his private residence, the country’s interim prime minister said in a statement Wednesday. First Lady Martine Moïse is hospitalized following the attack on the 53-year-old leader. Interim Premier Claude Joseph condemned what he called a “hateful, inhumane and barbaric act,” […]