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PORT-AU-PRINCE— Empty halls buzz with flies. Rats scamper through the wards at night. The emergency room is empty except for four shackled prisoners, watched over by relatives and missionaries rather than medical personnel. The Hospital of the State... Read more
Six months into her first term, District 4 city councillor Andrea Campbell has upheld one of her campaign promises by releasing a report on her office’s progress. Along with noting efforts to assess public safety at a time of increased tension between... Read more
PORT-AU-PRINCE— The U.S. State Department's special coordinator for Haiti has arrived in the troubled Caribbean country to talk with officials amid a lengthy political impasse. Kenneth Merten is meeting with members of the Provisional Electoral Council... Read more
The Haitian-Americans United, Inc. (H.A.U.) is pleased to invite the general audience to participate in a series of events organized in celebration of the 2016 Haitian Heritage Month in Massachusetts. H.A.U. and its partners continue to focus on “Unity”... Read more
Nesly Metayer, PhD, has been selected as the next Executive Director of Youth and Family Enrichment Services (YOFES), a 13-year-old non-profit community service organization that helps to build strong families through a range of programs targeted toward... Read more
Heritage Month edition May 2016 Get your copy of this month's Boston Haitian Reporter— loaded with information about Greater Boston's celebration of Haitian Heritage Month, including the big Haitian Unity Parade in Mattapan and Dorchester this weekend!... Read more
PORT-AU-PRINCE— Senate leader Jocelerme Privert took office as Haiti's caretaker president with one real task: Quickly untangle a political stalemate blocking presidential and legislative runoff elections. Three months on, yet another voting date has... Read more
Authorities released video footage today that shows a man pacing around outside Who's on First bar before a deadly shooting that left a Haitian-American man dead last November. Boston Police need help identifying the man, who is shown wearing a... Read more
PORT-AU-PRINCE— A majority of lower house lawmakers rejected the interim president's pick for prime minister Sunday evening, leaving Haiti's provisional government in limbo. The rejection of economist Fritz Jean as Haiti's No. 2 official was a... Read more
A young Haitian-American woman was struck and killed by a vehicle as she walked along Brush Hill Road in Milton on Tuesday. The victim, 18 year-old Katelisa Etienne, was a senior at Milton High School. The Patriot Ledger reports that the driver of the... Read more
A young Haitian-American woman was struck and killed by a vehicle as she walked along Brush Hill Road in Milton on Tuesday. The victim, 18 year-old Katelisa Etienne, was a senior at Milton High School. The Patriot Ledger reports that the driver of the... Read more
A Boston man wanted for allegedly murdering two sisters in their Dorchester apartment in 2011 is now one of the most hunted men in America— and internationally. The U.S. Marshals added fugitive Jean Weevens Janvier, 34, to their 15 Most Wanted list today... Read more
PORT-AU-PRINCE— More than a dozen people reclined on cots inside the clinic in the Haitian capital, a few so sick they were receiving intravenous infusions to rehydrate their bodies and spare them an agonizing death. The worst off one recent morning was a... Read more
President Michel Martelly made his farewell speech to Haiti as he departed office Feb. 7 with no successor yet chosen because a runoff election was delayed for a second time last month amid violent protests and deep suspicions about vote rigging. In a... Read more
A State House commemoration of the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti puts focus on loss and recovery. Report for BNN News. Aired January 28, 2016. Thanks to Neighborhood Network News (BNN-TV) for sharing their report.
The Haitian community awoke in shock at the end of December to learn that revered teacher Josette Dupont Dubois of Brockton passed away on December 27 at the age of 62 during a medical procedure while traveling in Delaware. The quiet, loving mother of... Read more
PORT-AU-PRINCE— A presidential runoff that had already been delayed once and faced deep public skepticism was put on hold indefinitely Friday, as Haiti's leaders sought to negotiate a resolution to what threatens to become a constitutional crisis. The... Read more
As this Sunday’s elections approach, Haiti is in the throes of a full-blown political crisis. Many Haitians are in open revolt against the electoral process, while the credibility of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) is in shambles and the... Read more
A member of the Massachusetts congressional delegation is "deeply concerned" about the developing electoral crisis in Haiti and wants assurances from Secretary of State John Kerry that he will "make every effort possible" to support free and fair... Read more
Haiti is reporting its first cases of a mosquito-borne virus that is rapidly spreading in the Americas and is suspected of causing over 3,500 birth defects in Brazil. Public Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume announced Friday that there have been... Read more

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