Port_au_Prince

  • Hurricane Sandy: Death toll rises to 65 in Caribbean 29-10-2012 01:16 PM

    Port-au-Prince, Haiti: As Americans braced Sunday for Hurricane Sandy, Haiti was still suffering. Officials raised the storm-related death toll across the Caribbean to 65, with 51 of those coming in Haiti, which was pelted by three days of constant rains that ended only on Friday. As the rains stopped and...
  • Haiti President confirms 3-month term extension 08-02-2011 10:05 AM

    Port-au-Prince: Haitian President Rene Preval will stay in office for three more months as his country chooses a successor in a delayed election, his chief of staff said on Monday. Chief of Staff Fritz Longchamp confirmed Preval's exit date of May 14 in a phone interview with The Associated Press...
  • Haiti miracle kid: Survived without food, water 12-01-2011 01:39 PM

    Baby Jenny was found four days after the devastating earthquake hit Haiti. ...
  • Thousands dead in Haiti from cholera 28-12-2010 11:23 AM

    Port-au-Prince: At least 2,707 people have died in Haiti in the cholera epidemic that has affected the impoverished country since mid-October, according to figures released on Monday by the public health ministry. The bulletin said that another 128,251 people have been affected by the disease, of whom 68,764 were hospitalised,...
  • Haiti prison unrest: three inmates dead 18-10-2010 10:39 AM

    Port-au-Prince: An apparent riot by prisoners at Haiti's largest penitentiary left three inmates dead and led to a brief hostage crisis on Sunday. The causes of the unrest were not immediately clear. UN peacekeepers cordoned off the area and stood guard around Port-au-Prince's national prison after Sunday's violence. A Justice...
  • Woman aged 109 escapes out of rubble in Haiti 24-01-2010 01:38 PM

    Rescue teams pulled her out of the rubble from the quake-hit Haiti. ...
  • Watch: Quake-hit Haiti in need of more aid 16-01-2010 08:20 PM

    The United Nations now plans to raise another $550 million in aid. ...
  • Watch: Powerful earthquake devastates Haiti 13-01-2010 04:32 PM

    Hundreds are feared dead in the earthquake. ...