Fatal boat trip highlights Haitians fleeing violence

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Haitians are fleeing in greater numbers to the neighboring Dominican Republic, where they board rickety wooden boats painted sky blue to blend with the ocean to try to reach Puerto Rico — a trip in which 11 Haitian women drowned this week, with dozens of other migrants believed to … Read more

US charges third man over Haitian President Moise’s killing | Courts News

US authorities accuse former Haitian senator John Joel Joseph of involvement in plot to kill Jovenel Moise last year. The United States has charged a former Haitian senator in relation to the assassination of the country’s President Jovenel Moise in July last year, the Justice Department announced. In a statement, the department said 51-year-old John … Read more

Haitians struggle to find food, shelter amid new gang battle

Heavy gunfire is echoing in a once quiet neighborhood in Haiti’s capital that has become ground zero in a gang fight that has killed at least 20 people, injured more than a dozen and forced thousands to flee their homes this week By PIERRE-RICHARD LUXAMA and EVENS SANON Associated Press April 29, 2022, 12:41 AM … Read more