Kita Nago, 700 Kilometers On Foot to Encourage Unity
- Created on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 1:36 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht)- Kita Nago, 700 Kilometers on foot carrying a heavy polished cedar wood pole from Les Irois in The Grand'Anse (Southwest) all the way to Ouanaminthe (Northeast) with the help of citizens from 45 municipalities.
700 Hundred Haitian Nationals Stopped from re-Entering the D.R.
- Created on Monday, January 07, 2013 9:34 AM
OUANAMINTHE, Haiti (defend.ht) - 700 Haitian nationals accompanied by a Dominican priest, Regino Martinez, tried to enter the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Two D.R. Air Force helicopters carrying dozens of police agents and army soldiers were deployed to get the situation under control and impede the migration.
Haitian Workers in DR Protest for Compensation
- Created on Sunday, December 30, 2012 11:15 AM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - For nearly two weeks, hundreds of Haitian workers have been protesting at the Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic for their rights as workers.
Haiti: 21 Protesters Arrested, Organizers Give 24-Hours for their Release
- Created on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 2:30 PM
College of Ethnology caught fire during Police-Student Clash
- Created on Thursday, December 13, 2012 9:53 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - The College of Ethnology had a quiet atmosphere compared to the earlier day when students clashed with the Haitian National Police. Students at the school spent the day contemplating the ruins of classroom equipment, books, computers and other materials that burned in flames during the incident.
Haiti: Former Gov't Employees Protest at PM Office
- Created on Thursday, December 06, 2012 12:24 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - In Haiti, thousands of former state employees are still demanding their wages. Between 2007 and 2008, these people who were revoked overnight signed an agreement with the state to receive 36 months of benefits. The president and the governments have changed and the issue has not been resolved.
Haitian-Canadians made an Algonquian Tribe
- Created on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 8:33 AM
OTTAWA, Canada (defend.ht) - When one of the largest Native American tribes in North America adopted members of the Haitian community living in its territory, which includes Montreal and stretches as far south as North Dakota and as far west as Saskatchewan, it would have meant that Haitian-Canadians could have the same hunting and fishing rights and the ability to cross freely into the U.S., but a debate ensued.
Martelly's base demanding payment and jobs for 2010 election riots
- Created on Sunday, November 25, 2012 5:03 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - President Michel Martelly's base blocked roads into Petion Ville on Saturday and threatened to shut down the city if they did not receive promised jobs and payment for violent demonstrations they held after the preliminary results of the 2010 elections; which were reported not in Martelly's favor on December 7 of that year.
Viter Juste Passes Away at 87
- Created on Thursday, November 22, 2012 9:54 AM
MIAMI, USA (defend.ht) - The man credited for giving Little Haiti, Miami, USA its name passed away on Monday evening at the age of 87.
Joryn Etienne released unharmed by kidnappers
- Created on Thursday, November 22, 2012 9:09 AM
JACMEL, Haiti (defend.ht) - Jorym Etienne, 3, was freed by his kidnappers unharmed at 1AM Thursday morning.
Parents of Joryn make contact with child
- Created on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 12:02 PM
JACMEL, Haiti (defend.ht) - The parents of the 3 year old taken in his sleep in the town of Jacmel met with the press on Tuesday. The father said he had spoken with the kidnappers who allowed him to speak to his the child who he confirms is his son.
Jacmel community tense after a murder and kidnapping
- Created on Monday, November 19, 2012 1:48 PM
JACMEL, Haiti (defend.ht) - Residents of the coastal town of Jacmel protested against insecurity on Sunday burning tires and building barricades after a man was shot and his 3-years old nephew kidnapped in his sleep.
Haiti: Protesters claim UN Peacekeepers shot student
- Created on Friday, November 16, 2012 9:31 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - A Haitian citizen, perhaps a university student, was shot and killed on Friday during the 5th day of student protests against the shooting and death of another student by police less than a week prior.
Hundreds return to the streets to protest against Martelly
- Created on Monday, October 15, 2012 2:02 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Hundreds of protesters with many Lavalasiens, returned to the streets of Port-au-Prince in hostile protest against President Michel Martelly.
Haiti: President Martelly Faces New Wave of Protests
- Created on Sunday, October 07, 2012 5:30 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP/defend.ht) - Thousands of people, including many teachers, have demonstrated Friday in Port-au-Prince and other cities in Haiti against rising food prices chanting slogans against President Michel Martelly.
Thousands Protest against Government in PAP
- Created on Sunday, September 30, 2012 3:40 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP/defend.ht) â€” Several thousand people poured into the streets of Haiti's capital on yesterday to protest the government of President Michel Martelly.
Haiti: Several Thousand Protested for President to Step Down
- Created on Friday, September 28, 2012 12:38 AM
CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (defend.ht) - It was the 3rd day of protesting in two weeks in the city of Okap where several thousand protesters covered the streets to demand Michel Martelly to step down as president of Haiti.
US Coast Guard Repatriates 219 to Haiti
- Created on Thursday, September 27, 2012 5:12 PM
MIAMI, USA (defend.ht) - The U.S. Coast Guard reported having intercepted 219 migrants fleeing Haiti in two separate sorties on Sunday and Monday.
"Martelly Must Go!" King Kino Led Haitian Diaspora Protest in NY
- Created on Thursday, September 27, 2012 12:17 AM
NEW YORK, USA (defend.ht) - On Wednesday, Haitian Kompa musician King Kino led an anti-Martelly protest through the streets of New York where the Haitian Diaspora chanted "Martelly must go!" This occurred as Martelly was in the city for the United Nations General Assembly.
Day 2 of Anti-Government Protests across Haiti
- Created on Friday, September 14, 2012 2:00 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Dozens held a sit-in against corruption in Cap-Haitien, hundreds protested against hunger in front of the Prime Minister office in Port-au-Prince, and thousands went on strike in Les Cayes to protest insecurity, Thursday, the second day of protests against the management of the Martelly government.