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Haiti hopes to woo back tourists with resorts
COTES-DE-FER, Haiti (AP) — Off this sleepy southern Haitian village, fishermen in weathered wooden boats slowly move across azure waters. Miles of picture-perfect sandy beaches slope gently, fringed by grasses and framed by mountains.
Haiti seeking investors to develop beach resorts and lure back wary foreign tourists
Off this sleepy southern Haitian village, fishermen in weathered wooden boats slowly move across azure waters.
Loyalists, uncertainty surround Haiti's ex-leader
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide returned home from exile in 2011 to a jubilant welcome, but lately he has seemed more like a prisoner.
Haiti postpones legislative, municipal elections
Port-au-Prince (AFP) - Haiti's government announced it was postponing long-delayed legislative and municipal elections that had been due to be held Sunday, triggering protests by thousands of angry would-be voters. No new date has been announced, though President Michel Martelly's office vowed to hold elections "as soon as possible."
Protesters rally in Haiti capital demanding vote
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A few thousand protesters allied with Haiti's opposition marched through the capital on Sunday demanding the chance to vote in legislative and local elections that are three years late, among other grievances.
Correction: Haiti-Duvalier Funeral story
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — In a story Oct. 11 about the funeral of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of Mark Etienne, a member of the crowd outside the service. Etienne is 30, not 19.
Witness the Extraordinary Power of Homegrown Aid in Haiti
“Piti, piti, zwazo fe nich li.” It’s an oft-repeated proverb in Haiti, roughly translating to “Little by little a bird makes its nest.” It’s also an apt description for how the St. Luke Foundation for Haiti has empowered native Haitians to care for their community in the shadow of natural disasters, epidemics, and political unrest.
No national funeral for Haiti's Duvalier
Port-au-Prince (AFP) - Haiti's former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier won't receive a state funeral after all, his lawyer said Thursday, after public outrage that a man accused of corruption and mass killings could receive such an honor.