Haiti News Updates

Royal Caribbean Suspends Labadee Haiti Cruises Amid Ongoing Unrest

Labadie / Labadee Haiti - A view of the Labadie Peninsula in Northern Haiti Royal Caribbean has announced the suspension of all its May 2024 cruises to the popular destination of Labadee in Haiti, citing ongoing unrest as the reason for the decision. more »

Great stuff if you want to understand what is happening in Haiti right now and the US involvement

In Haiti there are so many Things that make you go Hmmm... Watch this video... Great stuff If you want to understand what is happening in Haiti right now and the US involvement. more »

Haiti Consumer ALERT: US rice exported to Haiti may be harmful to health

American Rice in Haiti: Once upon a time Haiti was self-sufficient in producing rice Consumer ALERT... Consuming rice imported to Haiti from the United States can be detrimental to your health, new research reveals. more »

US Embassy in Haiti closed - Goats and Dogs move in as Embassy personnel abandon the area

Goats and Dogs in front of the US Embassy in Port-au-Prince Haiti On Tuesday, August 8, 2023, the US embassy in Port-au-Prince Haiti shut its doors, prompting an unusual spectacle outside its premises. The surroundings of the embassy compound have undergone an unexpected transformation into a temporary habitat for visiting goats and dogs. more »

What the hell is happening to the Haiti currency exchange rates these days?

Currency: The Haitian currency (gourdes) is being abused by the U.S. Dollar There's a big problem happening in Haiti right now. People have no idea how much the going rate is for a US dollar. When you send money transfers in Haiti right now people receive it at about 135 gourdes for 1 US dollar. In the streets the US dollar is worth more and it fluctuates everyday. more »

Macaya National Park: Some information about Pic Macaya region in southern Haiti

Pic Macaya - A Mountain in Haiti The Pic Macaya region in Haiti is a natural haven of rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes. Located in the southern part of the country, it encompasses the Macaya National Park, which is one of the country's most vital ecological treasures. more »

Coincidences : Konpe Filo and Liliane Pierre-Paul born the same year, they died the same day

Legendary Haitian journalist Konpè Filo and Liliane Pierre-Paul in the studios of Radio Haiti-Inter in the 1980s In an uncanny coincidence, the Haitian media mourns the loss of two legendary figures who were born in the same year, 1953, but met their final moments on the same date, July 31st, albeit years apart. more »

Didn't President Francois Duvalier abolish elevage libre (Free Breeding) in Haiti and forbid the movement of livestocks within city limits?

Haiti Beef Cattle - Livestock - Yon bèf ki mare nan kòd (pa genyen élevage libre ankò) Since 1962, Elevage libre (Free Breeding) and animals roaming the streets of Haiti's cities, towns and villages were forever abolished by the Code Rural of president Francois Duvalier. more »

Top 10 list of Strong and Empowering Women in Haitian History

Sanite Belair, one of the top 10 most powerful women in Haitian History Haitian history is rich with strong and influential women who have made significant contributions to their country and beyond. Here are some names of remarkable Haitian women: more »

Farewell to a Journalism Icon: Remembering Liliane Pierre-Paul of Radio Kiskeya

Liliane Pierre Paul, Haitian Journalist On Monday 31 July, 2023, Radio Kiskeya announced the death of their famous journalist Liliane Pierre-Paul over the air. The Haitian media was mourning the death of one their best. more »