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            A 6.5 magnitude earthquake was felt by several countries in the Eastern Caribbean early this morning. Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts, Nevis, Virgin Islands and Saint Lucia all reported that they felt the earthquake. The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) made contact with […]

6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Felt In Some CDEMA Participating States

His Excellency Andres Navarro Garcia, Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic H.E. Andres Navarro Garcia on Tuesday, 30th June 2015 addressed The Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS), delivered a presentation on the current situation regarding relations with Haiti, the regularization […]

CARICOM Ambassadors And Foreign Minister of the DR Meet

Famine predicted after crops destroyed, while sharp rise in suspected cholera cases reported in Haiti. (Credit: haitian-truth.org) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Wednesday October 31, 2012 – As if the mud, misery, loss of life and homelessness in Hurricane Sandy’s wake weren’t bad enough, the worst may yet be to come for disaster-ravaged […]

Haiti Could See The Deadliest Effects Of Sandy As Food ...

Ottawa, Ontario? On the occasion of the second anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced that Canada has committed to resettle 5,000 families (approximately 20,000 individuals) displaced by the 2010 earthquake and restore the Champ de Mars, a major public park […]

Canada to Resettle Haitians from Champ de Mars

By Rolf Rosenkranz on 12 January 2012 Two years ago today, at 4:53 p.m. local time, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake shook Haiti to the ground, triggering massive international relief and recovery that will take years. Some 300,000 lost their lives that day, including many working in international development. Since then, half […]

Haiti, 2 Years After the Quake

By Jenny Lei Ravelo Two years have passed but the nightmare of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010 lives on. Haiti needs more funding to address the cholera situation in the country, which has already killed some 7,000 Haitians since 2010. While the number of cases has gone […]

What Does Haiti Need 2 Years After The Quake

By Orita Bailey Residents in the northern parts of St. Kitts were woken by earth tremors in the early hours of this morning. Calls to the local NEMA office provided no information concerning what is thought to have been a 3.51 earthquake stretching from Puerto Rico to the northern region […]


29 May 2011 The tragedies that have befallen United Nations peacekeepers already this year are a sobering reminder of the risks entailed in their important work for peace. As we mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, we pay tribute to the more than 120,000 military, police and civilians […]


By Cossy Roosevelt Panos Caribbean Port-au-Prince, April 8, 2010: The violent earthquake of January 12, which caused the death of more than 220,000 persons as well as significant material damage estimated at 7 billion dollars, has given rise to a serious debate about the reconstruction of Haiti. Different sectors involved […]

Reconstruction of Haiti: Experts Suggest The Creation Of Earthquake- Resistant ...

By Sir Ronald Sanders (The writer is a Consultant and former Caribbean Diplomat) At last a French President visited Haiti – a country that contributed greatly to France’s accumulation of wealth in the 18th Century and which France impoverished for a century after that. Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in devastated Haiti […]

France in Haiti: A fresh start by Sarkozy?

Global Premiere of Song Takes Place on Tuesday, February 23 at 4:53 PM KINGSTON, JAMAICA In response to the crisis caused by the 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, Jamaica’s music fraternity has come together in an unprecedented show of solidarity for a historic recording titled “Listen2theCall”. The song project will premiere […]