Gulf Times - Haiti
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.

Trump denies using 'crude words' as remarks condemned

Trump denies using 'crude words' as remarks condemned

US President Donald Trump has denied using offensive language African nations as well as El Salvador and Haiti, remarks that prompted condemnation from around the world.

Haitian army set to make controversial return after two decades

Haitian army set to make controversial return after two decades

Haiti's president on Saturday heralded the re-establishment of the country's military after 22 years, a divisive issue in the impoverished Caribbean nation which has a history of bloody coups and political instability.

Five dead in Haiti flooding

Five dead in Haiti flooding

Floods caused by two days of torrential rains have left five people dead in Haiti and more than 10,000 homes inundated, authorities said Thursday.

Haitians vote hoping to restore constitutional order

Haitians vote hoping to restore constitutional order

Haitians went to the polls Sunday to elect a president and members of the legislature in hopes of restoring constitutional order in the impoverished Caribbean country after more than a year of political crisis.

Hurricane survivors' lives in limbo as Haiti tries again to hold vote

Hurricane survivors' lives in limbo as Haiti tries again to hold vote

Haiti launched its ill-fated presidential campaign for the fifth time in a year on Thursday, but people in the hurricane-destroyed southwestern town of Jeremie have more pressing concerns, such as staying alive and finding a home.