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Haiti tense after summons issued for ex-president
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Supporters of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide clashed with U.N. peacekeepers Thursday as the popular former leader faced possible arrest for not providing court-ordered testimony in a criminal investigation.
OdysseyRe Foundation Supports Education in Haiti with Grant to Intercession Group
The OdysseyRe Foundation today announced a grant in the amount of $100,000 to Intercession Group, a community outreach organization committed to alleviating poverty and improving education in Haiti.
Arrest warrant issued for Haiti ex-president
Port-au-Prince (AFP) - Haiti issued an arrest warrant for former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide -- under investigation for corruption, money laundering, and drug trafficking -- after he failed to appear before a judge Wednesday, authorities said. Answering a question on whether there was a warrant, Judge Lamarre Belizaire said "I believe so." Aristide had been ordered to appear before the ...
Haiti captures 19 fugitives after hundreds flee jail
Port-au-Prince (AFP) - Haiti's prime minister said that 19 fugitives had been captured after more than 300 escaped during a jailbreak at a high-security prison near the nation's capital over the weekend. The prisoners fled the jail following a mutiny that erupted on Sunday, a spokesman for Haiti's national police said. Among those back in custody was Clifford Brandt, "an influential businessman ...
Haiti police search for 329 escaped prisoners
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An intense search was underway Monday after 329 prisoners escaped from an overcrowded prison on the outskirts of the Haitian capital in an attack apparently aimed at freeing the son of a prominent businessman held on kidnapping charges.
Princeton Haiti KONEKTE Program Aims to Connect Two Communities
When Princeton teenagers travel to Haiti as part of the locally based summer service program known as KONEKTE, they often arrive with certain expectations. But those assumptions are usually dispelled as soon as the teenagers begin to interact with the Haitian people they have come to help.
Armed raiders attack prison, free inmates in Haiti
CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti (AP) — Gunmen attacked Haiti's main prison from within and without on Sunday, freeing an undetermined number of inmates, including a member of a prominent family who faces kidnapping charges, officials said.
Haiti Recaptures Kidnapper Who Escaped Prison
Police in Haiti say they have captured the kidnapper said to be behind mass prison breakout