Gulf Times - Haiti
Haiti asks US, UN to send troops as fears of instability grow

Haiti asks US, UN to send troops as fears of instability grow

Haiti has asked Washington and the UN for troops to secure its ports, airport and other strategic sites after the assassination of president Jovenel Moise opened a power vacuum in the crisis-hit Caribbean nation, an official said Friday.

Colombian suspects in Haiti president's killing arrived via Dominican Republic

Colombian suspects in Haiti president's killing arrived via Dominican Republic

Several Colombians who were part of a heavily armed commando unit that assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moise this week entered Haiti from neighboring Dominican Republic, sources in the Colombian army and national police said on Friday

Haiti government denounces plot to oust president, arrests over 20

Haiti government denounces plot to oust president, arrests over 20

Haitian authorities on Sunday arrested nearly two dozen people, including a Supreme Court judge, for their role in an alleged plot to oust President Jovenel Moise that has exacerbated political tensions in the troubled Caribbean country.

Hurricane Laura tracks toward US Gulf Coast after slamming Haiti

Hurricane Laura tracks toward US Gulf Coast after slamming Haiti

Storm Laura was upgraded to a destructive hurricane on Tuesday and is forecast to make landfall along the Texas or Louisiana coasts on Wednesday night, after earlier causing 20 deaths in Haiti.

Haiti envoy urges Qatar investment in key sectors

Haiti envoy urges Qatar investment in key sectors

Haiti presents a huge opportunity for countries like Qatar to invest in its key sectors such as agribusiness, tourism, business process outsourcing, and apparel

FM meets Haitian counterpart

FM meets Haitian counterpart

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met Sunday with visiting Haitian Minister of Foreign Affairs Bocchit Edmond.

No word from Haiti's president as fear paralyzes capital

No word from Haiti's president as fear paralyzes capital

Sporadic gunfire echoed through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Monday as the government remained silent in the face of protests that have paralyzed the Haitian capital and triggered rising violence.

Haiti quake kills at least 14, more than 100 injured

Haiti quake kills at least 14, more than 100 injured

An earthquake hit northern Haiti late on Saturday, killing at least 14 people, injuring more than 100 and sparking a scramble by rescue agencies to help towns in the impoverished Caribbean country ...

At least 11 dead as quake topples homes in northern Haiti

At least 11 dead as quake topples homes in northern Haiti

An earthquake that struck off the northern coast of Haiti late on Saturday killed at least 11 people and injured more than a hundred when several buildings collapsed in the impoverished Caribbean country, officials said.

Haiti prime minister resigns after deadly unrest

Haiti prime minister resigns after deadly unrest

Embattled Haiti Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned on Saturday following deadly violence and looting sparked by a now-abandoned plan to raise fuel prices, triggering a fraught process to form a new government.

Oxfam deputy chief executive resigns after Haiti scandal

Oxfam deputy chief executive resigns after Haiti scandal

Oxfam has faced severe criticism for a lack of transparency over misconduct allegations against staff members in Haiti.

Trump scrambles as ‘racist’ slur fuels outrage

Trump scrambles as ‘racist’ slur fuels outrage

US President Donald Trump sought Friday to quell a global firestorm over his reported denunciation of immigration from "sh*thole countries" -- a slur slammed at home and abroad as racist.