Haiti

Eleven dead after Haitian migrant vessel capsizes near Puerto Rico

The survivors have been taken to Puerto Rico, with eight of them being treated at a local hospital.

By REUTERS
13/05/2022

Saving lives: Israel’s search and rescue teams on front lines worldwide

Recent earthquakes in Israel have reminded many people of the dangers lurking beneath the surface that could cause widespread destruction.

Haitian prime minister survives assassination attempt

Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry's office said on Monday that 'bandits and terrorists' had tried to shoot the prime minister at a church.

By REUTERS
03/01/2022

US has seen proof of life for some kidnapped missionaries in Haiti

US officials have been spearheading the efforts to safely retrieve the missionaries, including sixteen Americans and one Canadian.

By REUTERS
05/11/2021

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill kidnapped Americans

A man claiming to be the leader of the gang that kidnapped 17 American and Canadian missionaries said he would kill the hostages if he does not receive $17 million in ransom.

By REUTERS
22/10/2021

Haiti gang demands $17 million for release of kidnapped missionaries

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday the Biden administration is "relentlessly focused" on the kidnapping of 16 Americans and one Canadian.

By REUTERS
20/10/2021

Up to 17 US missionaries and family kidnapped in Haiti - media

A surge in gang violence has displaced thousands and hampered economic activity in the poorest country in the Americas.

By REUTERS
18/10/2021

US border guard uses whip against Haitian migrants in Texas

The White House condemned the border guard as a video circulating social media showed him threatening migrants with the cords.

By REUTERS
21/09/2021

Mexican authorities rescue 22 foreigners kidnapped in a hotel

Mexican authorities rescued on Tuesday 22 foreigners, most of them Cuban and Haitian, who were earlier in the day kidnapped when gunmen stormed a hotel in the central state of San Luis Potosi.

By REUTERS
15/09/2021
A view shows houses destroyed following a 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti August 14, 20

AJC backs IsraAID's humanitarian relief effort for Haiti

Over 1,200 people have died from this earthquake, which comes as the country struggles with internal turmoil following the assassination of its president, Jovenel Moïse.

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