Haiti

Jovenel Moise wins Haitian presidential election

Businessman Jovenel Moise has won Haiti's presidential election in the first round, provisional results released Monday showed.

Haiti presidential vote concludes, results expected December

Haitians voted Sunday for a new president in elections that were less affected by violence than those in previous years, officials said.

Haitians go to the polls to finally elect new president

Haitians went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, in an election that is a replay of one invalidated last year amid vote-rigging allegations.

Over 600,000 children in Haiti dependent on aid after hurricane

More than 600,000 children in Haiti are dependent on humanitarian aid, UNICEF said Friday, one month after Hurricane Matthew pounded the Caribbean island nation.

Expert: UN avoiding responsibility for Haiti cholera is a "disgrace"

The reluctance of the United Nations to accept responsibility for allegedly causing the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti was a "deeply flawed" approach and a "disgrace," a UN human rights expert...

WHO sends 1 million cholera vaccines to Haiti

The World Health Organization (WHO) is sending 1 million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti to stem the disease in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, the UN agency said Tuesday.

Haiti announces three days of mourning for hundreds of hurricane dead

Haiti on Saturday announced three days of national mourning for the hundreds of people killed by Hurricane Matthew earlier this week.

Hurricane Matthew bears down on US; at least 283 killed in Haiti

Millions of Americans evacuated coastal areas of three states in the south-eastern United States ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Matthew on Friday, a powerful storm that ravaged the Caribbean...

Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti as it charts course toward Cuba

Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday as an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm, unleashing life-threatening winds and torrential downpours on the poorest nation in the Americas...

Evacuations in Jamaica and Haiti as Hurricane Matthew looms

Evacuations were under way across parts of the Caribbean on Sunday as Hurricane Matthew made its way toward land, bringing fierce winds and life-threatening rainfall.

US court upholds the UN's immunity in Haiti cholera case

The United Nations has "a moral responsibility" to the victims of the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti, a UN spokesman said Friday, after a US court ruled that the organization has immunity against...