Tag: Haiti


Ischikelle Corbin to represent Antigua and Barbuda in St. Maarten Carnival Caribbean Queen Pageant

Ischikelle Corbin is all set to represent Antigua and Barbuda in the inaugural St. Maarten Carnival Caribbean Queen Pageant.

Haiti Police captures hijacked cargo ship after gun battle with gangs

The Haiti Police conducted an operation on Saturday and captured hijacked cargo ship after 5-hour long gun battle.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) place 7 Caribbean nations on watchlist for rise in Dengue cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have decided to place seven Caribbean countries on the organisation’s Watch Level 1 list, due to the rise of Dengue Fever in these nations.

UN Report highlights 19% food waste while chronic hunger problems persist

The United Nations (UN) have released a damning report which stated that 19% of the food produced globally in 2022, amounting to an eye watering 1.05 billion metric tons, went to waste.

Bahamas catches Haitians fleeing violence with naval force

Prime Minister Philip Davis issued a statement in which he said that the Royal Bahamas Defense Force has deployed a significantly large naval fleet. The force is making use of aircrafts, surface vessels and 120 highly trained operatives, who have collectively established a blockade in the southern region of the country.

Catholic Church in Haiti refuses to nominate candidate for provisional presidential council

The Episcopal Conference of Haiti (CEH) is responsible for aggregating the bishops of the Catholic Church in the nation, bringing them under one umbrella.

CMA-CGM temporarily suspends Port of au Prince call due to tensions in Haiti

The call to Port of au Prince will be temporarily stopped amid rising tensions in the Haitian capital. The French shipping giant CMA-CGM announced the suspension of Port au-Prince calls.

UNICEF reports looting of aid, including supplies for new borns and mothers in Haiti

UNICEF and the consul of Guatemala have raised concerns regarding the unstable situation in Haiti, which continues to spiral out of control as gang violence rises progressively, invading almost every walk of life and affecting the citizens of the nation.

US bolsters security at US Embassy in Haiti

The United States Marines have evacuated all non-essential personnel and bolstered security at the US Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. This action has been prompted by the activities of heavily armed gangs which have all but gripped the CARICOM nation entirely in recent times.

UNSC to discusses Haiti as CARICOM fails to find common ground

CARICOM members spent the better part of three days discussing the situation in Haiti with the hope that they could find a solution to the problem.

Woman chopped into piece in San Fernando  

A woman was discovered who was brutally chopped into multiple pieces in San Fernando.

Jamaica experiences a 5.6 magnitude earthquake

Jamaica hit by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake but sustained minimal damage and no loss of life.