On her way to Haiti, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that the United States wouldn't cut aid to the economically and politically unsettled Caribbean nation -- despite major concerns about its recent and upcoming presidential elections.
Though he faces charges of financial wrongdoing and possibly human rights abuses, former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier has no plans to leave his homeland, one of his lawyers said Wednesday.
Within a year that saw a massive earthquake, a spreading cholera epidemic and recurring signs of government instability, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is gearing up for its latest battle: presidential elections.
While the United Nations warned that protests were hampering efforts to save lives in the Haiti cholera outbreak, a leading non-profit group lashed out at organizations for what it called an "inadequate" response.
It's been almost six months since the January 12 earthquake that devastated my beloved Haiti. Speaking for myself -- not for my organization Yéle Haiti -- I will say it: Speed is of the essence. I feel that progress is being made at the speed of a turtle.
Officials in Haiti on Saturday moved the first people out of a ballooning tent city -- one of many erected in the wake of the 7.0-magnitude quake that devastated the country in January -- and into a new resettlement camp before the rainy season enters full swing.
Extending U.S. trade preferences for Haiti could create as many as 100,000 jobs that would boost the earthquake-ravaged country's recovery, former President Bill Clinton said during a visit to the Haitian capital Monday.
In a modest office in the neighborhood of Petionville, Haiti, engineers, architects, aid workers and government officials are working on the earthquake-ravaged country's future. They call it Haiti 2.0.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday she is "of course" not satisfied with the pace at which relief supplies and personnel are getting into Haiti, but added she is "aware of the difficulties" involved.
10:44 p.m. -- The family of Anaika St. Louis lays the 11-year-old to rest in a tearful ceremony. The girl spent 48 hours trapped under rubble that killed more than two dozen friends and neighbors, her leg crushed by a steel beam. She died after she was unable to receive proper medical treatment. Watch her story
Scores of bodies were found in a mass grave outside the capital city of Port-au-Prince on Friday, a sign of Haitians' desperation three days after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated the impoverished nation.
Rescue workers struggled to clear rubble and bodies Wednesday from the streets of Haiti's "flattened" capital, where a government official said the death toll from Tuesday's 7.0-magnitude earthquake may exceed 100,000.
President Rene Preval said Wednesday that in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti, he has heard reports of death tolls ranging from 30,000 to 100,000 -- but he said the true toll is not yet known.
Wyclef Jean The Grammy Award-winning musician and producer has set up a relief fund for earthquake victims in Haiti and has returned to his native country. He was born there in 1972. His family moved to Brooklyn, New York, when he was 9 and later to New Jersey.
The U.N. World Food Program's director flew to a Haitian city still encased in mud Friday to draw global attention to the ongoing disaster that has enormously complicated the country's struggle to feed itself
Amid widespread protests in support of presidential hopeful Rene Preval, Haiti's interim government has called for a review of election results to investigate accusations of voting fraud and irregularities.
Thousands of Haitians took to the streets of Port au-Prince for a second day of protests Sunday over electoral results that showed former President Rene Preval falling just short of the margin needed to avoid a runoff after last week's presidential vote.
Under the close watch of thousands of police and U.N. peacekeepers, Haitians flocked to -- and at times, overwhelmed -- polling places to cast ballots for the first time in six years for president and members of parliament.