Haiti

Haitians line up outside an immigration office as they wait their turns to apply for a passport, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Jan. 10, 2023.

‘Haiti has zero elected officials’ as cholera, gang violence persist, journalist says

As of Monday, Haiti no longer has any democratically elected government officials, after the terms for the remaining senators in government expired. Journalist Widlore Mérancourt, editor-in-chief of AyiboPost, discusses the worsening situation with The World's host Marco Werman.

‘Haiti has zero elected officials’ as cholera, gang violence persist, journalist says
A team of naturalists trekked to Haiti’s longest mountain range, the Massif du Nord, to try to find the elusive flower.

Naturalists in Haiti rediscover the elusive magnolia flower

Naturalists in Haiti rediscover the elusive magnolia flower
Supporters of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse protest to demand justice in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Haitians face a ‘very dire climate’ one year after Moïse's assassination, journalist says

Haitians face a ‘very dire climate’ one year after Moïse's assassination, journalist says
Ginette Derelus is a cook at Manjay Restaurant at The Citadel near Little Haiti, Miami. Duolingo partnered with Haitian restaurants to promote the new language course. Derelus, a Haitian Bahamian, says she and her Haitian husband teach their three childre

A love letter to Haitian Creole: 'Kreyòl pale, Kreyòl konprann'

A love letter to Haitian Creole: 'Kreyòl pale, Kreyòl konprann'
A broadcast studio at Radio Haiti

Radio Haiti finds a new home with a trilingual archive at Duke University

Radio Haiti finds a new home with a trilingual archive at Duke University
Rodney Montreuil grew up in Cap-Haitien, Haiti and has lived in Phoenix for the last two decades.

This Haitian schoolteacher helps new arrivals from Haiti resettle in Arizona

Thousands of Haitians have been removed from the US since President Joe Biden took office, largely under Title 42, the pandemic-era protocol enacted by the Trump administration two years ago. In his off hours, Rodney Montreuil is devoted to helping those who get to stay. 

This Haitian schoolteacher helps new arrivals from Haiti resettle in Arizona
A Customs and Border Protection officer stands at the entrance to the San Ysidro Port of Entry as a boy sings for change among the waiting cars Wednesday, March 2, 2022, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. 

Russians and Ukrainians attempt to flee to the US through Mexico

The number of Russians and Ukrainians attempting to enter the US from Mexico has increased in recent months. The pattern started months before Russia began its invasion of Ukraine. 

Russians and Ukrainians attempt to flee to the US through Mexico
Residents stand amid their homes damaged by a gasoline truck that overturned and exploded in Cap-Haitien, Haiti

'Haitians deserve a chance to determine their own future,' former US envoy says

Ambassador Daniel Foote — former US special envoy for Haiti — told The World's host Carol Hills that the US, though moving in the right direction now, hasn't been doing right by Haiti.

'Haitians deserve a chance to determine their own future,' former US envoy says
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A group of Haitian migrants says they were abused at the US-Mexico border. They’re suing the US govt.

They want the government to let them return to the US and request asylum. They also want someone to take responsibility for how they were treated at the border.

A group of Haitian migrants says they were abused at the US-Mexico border. They’re suing the US govt.
Cartagena's historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and contains some of the best preserved examples of 18th century military architecture in the Caribbean. The city's walls were built with slave labor.

Where The World has been in 2021 — the year in pictures

From migrants in Greece, to the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, to rebuilding Lebanon and Haiti, our correspondents from around the globe bring you images of the important stories of 2021.

Where The World has been in 2021 — the year in pictures
A manager at the Christian Aid Ministries headquarters, left, speaks with a worker at the door of the center in Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.

‘It is up to us Haitians to find a solution’ Haiti crisis adviser says

Monique Clesca works with the Commission for a Haitian Solution to the Crisis. As Haiti tries to rebuild from successive catastrophes, Clesca talks with The World's host Marco Werman about what Haitians need to rebuild.

‘It is up to us Haitians to find a solution’ Haiti crisis adviser says
Protestors clash with riot police during a demonstration against the reinforced measures of the Belgium government to counter the latest spike of the coronavirus in Brussels, Belgium

Europe sees widespread protests against COVID-19 restrictions

Protests against COVID-19 restrictions, some of them turning violent, rocked Europe over the weekend. Also, Sudan's top military commander reinstates Abdulla Hamdok, but as interim prime minister, until new elections are held. And, two of 17 missionaries kidnapped in October have been released in Haiti.

Europe sees widespread protests against COVID-19 restrictions
Migrants from the Middle East and elsewhere rest on the ground as they gather at the Belarus-Poland border near Grodno, Belarus

Polish border police push back migrants at Belarus border

Polish riot police push back hundreds of migrants at the border with Belarus. Also, rich and poor nations try to resolve differences at the COP 26 climate conference in Glasgow. And, Malawi elects its first MP with albinism.

Polish border police push back migrants at Belarus border
UN Human Rights Officer Charles Kwemoi, OHCHR regional representative Marcel Akpovo, EHRC Chief Commissioner Daniel Bekele and Director at the EHRC Albab Tesfaye, give a joint press conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Investigation into Ethiopian conflict reports human rights violations by all sides

An investigation into the Ethiopian conflict reveals that all sides have violated human rights. Also, Nicaragua gets ready for for presidential elections. And, Eswatini comes to an agreement with South Africa for national dialogue to bring an end to unrest in the country.

Investigation into Ethiopian conflict reports human rights violations by all sides
Mackenson Rémy, a popular reporter, is a fixture in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. All sorts of people call him, from business executives to politicians, interested in hearing about the traffic situation as the city wakes up.

Meet the trusted guide to Port-au-Prince’s streets

Many Haitians rely on Mackenson Rémy, a popular reporter, to get around the country’s capital safely.

Meet the trusted guide to Port-au-Prince’s streets