The healthcare system in Haiti has been underfunded and understaffed for years, and it is now facing a new set of challenges after the 14 August earthquake in the southwest of the country.
UNICEF estimated that about 540,000 children, in the earthquake-stricken departments of Haiti, are threatened with acute respiratory infections, diarrhoeal diseases, cholera and malaria due to the lack of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities
A 15-year peacekeeping mission by the UN in Haiti that ended one year ago still has unanswered questions about how Latin American nations came to participate in the occupation against a small, unarmed and impoverished Caribbean nation.
Delegates from over 100 organizations gathered in in Port-au-Prince to bring to account those responsible for the 15 years of UN occupation in Haiti and design a strategy for justice and reparations for the survivors
Multitudinous mobilizations were held across Haiti on Dessalines Day to continue demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse
Lautaro Rivara of the Dessalines Brigade in Solidarity with Haiti gives an overview of the current crisis facing Haiti as massive mobilizations are expected across the country today
“Resignation is a strategy of the ruling class but also inspires us to continue the movement”