Latest News for: Port au prince


US expected to designate Kenya as major non-NATO ally

The Hill 23 May 2024
The designation will also come as Kenya has stepped up to lead the deployment of a multinational police force to Haiti, where armed gangs have taken over the capital of Port-au-Prince and have plunged the Caribbean nation into a humanitarian crisis.

Haiti health system on verge of collapse, UN says

Business Ghana 23 May 2024
Armed gangs still control much of the capital Port-au-Prince, and Unicef says millions of children are at risk of disease and malnutrition ... Port-au-Prince's international airport reopened earlier this week after nearly three months of closure.

Biden holds joint press conference with Kenyan President William Ruto: Watch live

The Hill 23 May 2024
... police force to Haiti, where armed gangs have taken over the capital of Port-au-Prince and have plunged the Caribbean nation into a humanitarian crisis.

Rare tornado slams into northern Haiti, several injured and left homeless - Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer 23 May 2024
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC)\u00a0\u2014\u00a0More than 50 people were injured, 10 of them seriously, and over 200 homes destroyed when a rare tornado slammed into the ...

Biden fetes Kenyan leader as Africa competition grows

Raw Story 23 May 2024
A first batch of Kenyan police is expected to make the 12,000-kilometer (7,500-mile) journey to the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince this week, security sources told AFP, despite a fresh court challenge in Nairobi against the deployment ... .

As killings surge, Haitians struggle to bury loved ones and find closure in violent capital

The Los Angeles Times 23 May 2024
Their chant accused a gang coalition called Live Together of killing Jhon-Roselet Joseph ... They all lived in Solino, one of the last strongholds in Port-au-Prince that has yet to be taken over by gangs that now control 80% of the capital ... Cyr added ... .

Haiti police to head security mission set to deploy by end of May, transition council says

Colorado Springs Gazette 22 May 2024
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's national police force will take charge of a much-awaited U.N.-backed security mission set to launch by the end of this month, Haiti's transition council said on Tuesday ....

Haiti's gangs grow stronger facing Kenyan-led force

The Buffalo News 22 May 2024
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — They have a stranglehold ...

Haiti’s Health System Pushed To Breaking Point: UNICEF

Scoop 22 May 2024
“The escalating violence in Port au Prince and Artibonite is plunging Haiti into a humanitarian disaster. Not only are children trapped, but so are the critical supplies that are meant to cure and nourish them,” Mr. Maes told UN News ... .

Haiti's health system nears collapse, UNICEF says

Beijing News 22 May 2024
UNICEF said that six of 10 hospitals in Haiti can barely operate because of violence in the country's capital, Port-Au-Prince, and that the escalating violence is depriving children of lifesaving medicine and health supplies ... VOA News ... Subscribe .

Talk story: Desperate Haitians need global support, prayers

Hawaii Catholic Herald 22 May 2024
“We entrust to the Lord the work of the new Transitional Presidential Council that took office last Thursday (April 25) in Port-au-Prince, so that with the renewed support of the international ...

Crackdown on vacation home rentals in Otter Tail County delayed again

Grand Forks Herald 22 May 2024
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A proposed ordinance for vacation home rentals in Otter Tail County is in front of the county commissioners. For a third time, it's on hold ... I was born an only child in Port-au-prince, Haiti and moved to the U.S at the age of 2 ... .

Why are Kenyan forces set to intervene in Haiti and how is the US involved?

Al Jazeera 22 May 2024
The UN says more than 2,500 people were killed or injured across the country from January to March while at least 95,000 people have fled the capital, Port-au-Prince.

Biden is honoring Kenya with state visit as the East African nation prepares to send ...

Newsday 22 May 2024
... invade the Solino neighborhood, during a funeral procession in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, May 18, 2024 School budget vote Gilgo probe continues SBU students arraigned Overnight at the wineries.