• Jovenel Moise May 10, 2022 1:04 pm

    US Charges Political Rival in Haitian President's Killing

    Authorities say a former Haitian senator is facing charges in the United States related to last year’s assassination of former Haiti President Jovenel Moïse. Court records show that John Joel Joseph made his initial court appearance Monday in Miami federal court. He was extradited from Jamaica to the U.S. on Friday. He faces a possible life sentence. According to a...

  • Haiti July 26, 2021 11:38 pm

    Haiti Arrests Top Security Official in Slain President Probe

    Authorities in Haiti have arrested a top official who served as general security coordinator when President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated

  • Haiti July 21, 2021 7:41 am

    Haiti Installs New Leader as Country Mourns Slain President

    Haiti’s government has installed a new prime minister, while officials mourned assassinated President Jovenel Moïse and arrested at least three police officers implicated in his killing.

  • Haiti July 17, 2021 11:42 pm

    Martine Moïse, Wife of Slain President, Returns to Haiti

    An official says that Martine Moïse, the wife of Haiti’s assassinated president who was injured in the July 7 attack at their private home, has returned to the Caribbean nation

  • Jovenel Moise July 7, 2021 10:52 pm

    Chicago's Haitian Community Responds to Assassination of President Jovenel Moise

    Chicago’s Haitian community condemned the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, who was shot dead by attackers in his private residence overnight. NBC 5’s Christian Farr reports.

  • Jovenel Moise July 7, 2021 12:50 pm

    Haitian President Jovenel Moïse Assassinated

    Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in an attack on his private residence, according to a statement Wednesday from the country’s interim prime minister.

  • Haiti February 14, 2020 4:18 am

    With Government Paralyzed, Rising Crime Terrifies Haitians

    Thousands of young Haitians spent 2019 on the streets, demanding President Jovenel Moise resign over his government’s failure to prosecute years of unbridled corruption that siphoned billions in international aid into bank accounts overseas.

  • President November 20, 2019 1:09 am

    Haiti Mourns 5 Killed During Ongoing Protests

    Wails filled a church in Haiti’s capital on Tuesday during funeral services for five people killed in anti-government protests that began more than two months ago. Among those killed was 15-year-old Jasmine Pierre, whose father told The Associated Press that she was hit inside their home by a stray bullet when police began firing at protesters.

  • food October 6, 2019 6:45 pm

    Protests Choke Communities in Haiti as Aid, Supplies Dwindle

    Gabriel Duvalesse squatted slightly as he prepared to push 50 gallons (190 liters) of cooking oil in an old wheelbarrow to an outdoors market an hour away so he could earn $1. It was his first job in seven days as deadly protests paralyze Haiti’s economy and shutter businesses and schools. Opposition leaders and thousands of supporters are demanding the...

  • Attorney October 5, 2019 6:09 am

    Haiti Braces for More Upheaval After Big Protest

    Haitians braced for more upheaval on Saturday as opposition leaders, emboldened by a massive protest demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse, pledged to remain on the streets. Friday marked one of the largest demonstrations since the protests began weeks ago as opposition supporters say they are tired of corruption, ballooning inflation and a shortage of basic goods. They also...

  • President June 14, 2019 2:24 am

    Thousands in Haiti Renew Protests, Clash With Police

    Thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse clashed with police Thursday as some tried to storm barriers outside the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, while others sought shelter as heavy gunfire echoed in nearby streets. The demonstration came a day after Moïse broke his silence over the country’s recent unrest and rejected demands that he step down...

  • President March 19, 2019 2:03 am

    Haiti Parliament Ousts Prime Minister in No-Confidence Vote

    Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant was thrown out of office by a no-confidence vote Monday prompted by government dysfunction and inability to quash inflation, blackouts and frequent opposition protests that have paralyzed Haiti. The Chamber of Deputies voted 93-6, with three abstaining, to replace Ceant as soon as President Jovenel Moise and the heads of parliament’s two houses agree on a...

  • director October 9, 2018 2:03 am

    Death Toll in Haiti Earthquake Rises to 15; 333 Injured

    The death toll from a 5.9 earthquake that hit Haiti over the weekend rose to 15 people with 333 injured, authorities said Monday, as thousands of people slept outdoors fearing aftershocks would topple their cracked homes. Haiti’s civil protection agency said it will soon deploy 70 soldiers to the Nord-Ouest and Artibonite provinces that were hardest hit, noting it already...

  • President July 15, 2018 1:34 am

    Haiti's Prime Minister Resigns Amid Fuel Price Hike Fallout

    Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid widespread unrest following his failed attempt to increase fuel prices.

  • Donald Trump May 20, 2017 5:02 am

    Wyclef Jean Urges Fans to Support Haitian Immigrants

    Tying a bandanna printed with the red-and-blue Haitian flag around his head, Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean joked Friday that he hoped no Los Angeles police officers were watching and mistaking him again for a gang member.

  • The Associated Press January 20, 2016 1:53 pm

    Several Election Offices Attacked in Haiti as Runoff Nears

    Stone-throwing demonstrators on Monday smashed car windows and set at least two vehicles ablaze in Haiti’s capital, hours after several electoral offices were attacked in northern towns as the country prepares for a Jan. 24 presidential and legislative runoff....
    Roughly 2,000 protesters took to the streets in downtown Port-au-Prince calling for new elections and the immediate removal of outgoing President Michel...

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