PSA to Haiti’s Leaders: To Fight Gangs, Bring Back Factories

PSA to Haiti’s Leaders: To Fight Gangs, Bring Back Factories
PSA to Haiti’s Leaders: To Fight Gangs, Bring Back Factories

Companies are now seriously considering an alternative to China and Asia as a hub of production. Haiti should get in front of the line, wooing these companies to build factories in the provinces outside of Port-au-Prince, the capital. As people fan across the mountainous nation finding work, the economic engine would rev up. Young men who find dignified jobs would eventually drop their weapons for a chance to feed their families and leave the street gang life behind.

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Police teargas worshippers during anti-violence mass

Police teargas worshippers during anti-violence mass
Police teargas worshippers during anti-violence mass

Police officers threw teargas canisters at worshippers inside the Saint-Pierre Catholic Church in Pétion-Ville on Thursday.  Many were injured and several fainted. They were transported to the hospital. The mass was being held to protest against the ongoing violence. Protesters also set vehicles on fire near the church and marched inside with signs. Some Catholic […]

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Haiti prime minister resigns amid violence, political strife

Haiti prime minister resigns amid violence, political strife
Haiti prime minister resigns amid violence, political strife

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe announced early Wednesday that he has resigned as the country faces a spike in killings and kidnappings and prepares for an upcoming constitutional referendum and general election later this year. Jouthe had served as prime minister since March 2020. He did not provide an explanation for his […]

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Expansion of voting among solutions proposed at District 40 candidate forum

Expansion of voting among solutions proposed at District 40 candidate forum
Expansion of voting among solutions proposed at District 40 candidate forum

In the heavily immigrant District 40, city council candidates shared solutions to integrate the community with local government ‒ including proposals to grant non-citizens voting rights.  TO READ FULL ARTICLE: Sign in to your account.   Sign up for a weekly pass!   Become an annual member!  

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Ex-senator says he’ll give 12500 USD to Bel-Air victims of gang attack

Ex-senator says he’ll give 12500 USD to Bel-Air victims of gang attack
Ex-senator says he’ll give 12500 USD to Bel-Air victims of gang attack

Former senator Youri Latortue said he has disbursed 12 500 USD to assist Bel Air residents left destitute after gangs attacked their neighborhood two weeks ago.  The donation amount is equivalent to 12 500 USD  and is being made through his business, Latortue Farms.  Between March 30 and April 1, criminal gangs controlled by Jimmy […]

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