Haiti’s Independence Day

Press Statement, Michael R. Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, December 31, 2020 On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I send greetings to the people of Haiti as you celebrate the 217th anniversary of Haiti’s independence. Haiti’s long history as a nation demonstrates the resolve of the Haitian people … Read more

United States Coast Guard Repatriates 110 Migrants to Haiti

By Space Coast Daily // December 31, 2020 MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Resolute crew repatriated 110 Haitian migrants this week after stopping a voyage approximately 50 miles north of Cap-Haitien, Haiti. A forward-deployed Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew spotted a 40-foot vessel overloaded with people. Resolute’s crew diverted and … Read more

Jobs in Haiti for 2021

Happy New Year!  As you head into 2021 with an interest in Haiti, feel free to use the resources listed below. Periodically we receive requests from organizations doing work in Haiti who are looking to hire qualified Haitians in Haiti and sometimes Haitians  in the U.S. interested in returning to Haiti.   The jobs are … Read more

Chinese Red Cross donates ambulances to Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Red Cross donated to Haiti five ambulances equipped with cutting-edge technology to fight Covid-19 that has infected 10,000 Haitians. Guiteau Jean-Pierre, president of the Haitian National Red Cross Society, explained that the vehicles have cutting-edge technology for medical evacuations and cameras inside that facilitate visual contact from a … Read more

Haiti has lower coronavirus death counts with few restrictions. Why?

Nobody is sure, but scientists are trying to find answers. Tampa Bay Times, by Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, Published Dec. 16, 2020 In Haiti, they are acting like COVID-19 doesn’t exist. Mask-wearing is an exception and not the norm; bands are playing to sold-out crowds; and Kanaval, the three-day pre-Lenten debauchery-encouraging street party is back … Read more