Thought dead and buried, a woman is found wandering
- Created on Monday, November 05, 2012 9:21 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Jacqueline Jean, was declared dead on September 8, 2011 and although buried, was found alive Friday, November 2, 2012 in GonaÃ¯ves, near a monument called Madan Colo her husband said.
Water Delivery Drivers Arrested and Protest after Ban on Plastic Bags in Haiti
- Created on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 7:54 PM
LEOGANE, Haiti (defend.ht) - Several dozen protesters took to the streets on Tuesday after the arrest of two delivery drivers of Jus Alaska, a seller of drinking water in plastic bags. The two drivers were arrested for delivering the water because of a presidential decree prohibiting the "manufacture, importation, marketing and use of polyethylene (plastic) bags" in Haiti.
Haiti: Body at Funeral Shows "Signs of Life"
- Created on Friday, May 25, 2012 11:20 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) â€“ At a funeral, friends and family of the deceased noticed new injuries and bleeding coming from the body of their beloved leading many of them to believe that the deceased was not yet dead when brought to the morgue but was killed by morgue employees seeking to maintain their pay.
Man Claims to be President Martelly's Son
- Created on Tuesday, October 04, 2011 12:16 AM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - A young man named Patric Alfredo Martelly GarÃ³ is claiming to be the son of the President of the Republic, Michel Joseph Martelly.
Paraguayans Irate after Snub by the 'Prince of Haiti'
- Created on Sunday, August 07, 2011 6:56 PM
ASCUNCION, Paraguay - Paraguayans are besides themselves after a Haitian, Emmanuel Fannor, claiming to be the Prince of Haiti defected from a top TV dance competition show.
Jackson Saintilus Abandons Plan to Commit Suicide
- Created on Saturday, July 30, 2011 8:51 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Jackson Saintilus gave up his plan to commit suicide. At 4 o'clock in the afternoon, he descended the tower from which he intended to jump to demand back pay from the Natcom.
Born in the Bahamas, Raised in the U.S., Deported to ... Haiti?
- Created on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 2:06 PM
As someone who writes about deportation, I hear and write about heartbreaking stories on a regular basis. Trust me, then, when I say that the deportation of people born in the Bahamas from the United States to Haiti is just about as bad as it gets.
D.R. Doctors: Woman Carried Fetus for 30 Years
- Created on Saturday, April 02, 2011 9:00 PM
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC â€“ Health officials at the Luis Eduardo Aybar Hospital in Santo Domingo said on Saturday that they removed the mummified remains of a fetus from the abdomen of a woman 59 years old.
Judge Seeks Houngan as U.S. Man Sits in Prison
- Created on Thursday, March 10, 2011 8:14 AM
Update 03.16.2011: An American aid worker has been released from a jail in Haiti after being held five months without charges.