Some 59,000 Haitian immigrants in the United States will no longer receive protective status starting in 18 months, opening the door for their potential repatriation to their desperately poor home country.
Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti shortly after daybreak Tuesday as a Category 4 storm wreaking havoc on the Americas' poorest nation. The deadly storm, now on its way to the Bahamas after pummeling the Dominican Republic and Cuba is considered the worst storm in nearly a decade to hit the Caribbean.
Record producer and DJ Michael Brun is from Port-au-Prince, but is now based in Miami. For his latest project, Brun wanted to go back to Haiti and record a song. He recorded the song with students at an arts institute and connected with a non-profit that helps raise money for the arts in Haiti.
The UN says it has a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to UN peacekeepers and sexual abuse. But when a 14-year-old Haitian boy was abused by Pakistani peacekeepers, the UN did little to bring his case to justice in Haitian courts.
Jean-Bertrand Aristide testified in court today in connection with the murder investigation of journalist Jean Dominique. Correspondent Susana Ferreira in Port-au-Prince talked about Aristide's first outing since he returned to Haiti from exile.
A United Nations group set out to clean up a Port-au-Prince neighborhood by converting trash to cooking fuel. It was a project with many goals, that ultimately wasn't sustainable financially. It seems many programs in Haiti suffer under their own weight.