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Haitian comedian Matias Dandor stabbed in the Dominican Republic

Photo of Matias Dandor in Dominican Hospital after being stabbed Haitian commedian Matias Dandor was stabbed recently in the Dominican Republic. He is in the hospital. more »

Flash : Haitian journalist Luko Desir shot in the head last night in Haiti

Haiti Elections - Luckner 'Louko' Desir, Candidat a la Presidence Breaking News -- We have just received a video showing Haitian journalist Luko Desir receiving urgent care at a hospital after he was shot in the head by on bandit in Haiti. more »

Should COVID-19 reach the general population in Haiti the spread will be massive, 2 reasons why

PHOTO: Jour Marché - Devan Tribunal de Paix Fond-des-Negres Haiti... So far, we've been very lucky in Haiti because the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has not yet reached the general population. Here are 2 reasons why the spread of corona virus will be massive in Haiti should this virus reach the general population. more »

20 of the people infected with COVID-19 in Haiti traveled overseas and came back with the virus

Coronavirus COVID-19 : How to protect yourself, what to do if you're sick, Watch for symptoms Out of everyone infected with COVID-19 in Haiti, 20 of them are people who traveled overseas and came back infected with the Corona virus, according to the minister of health. more »

Haitian president create new commission to help manage COVID-19 resources

Coronavirus COVID-19 : How to protect yourself, what to do if you're sick, Watch for symptoms With the fear of coronavirus in Haiti, the Haitian president created a new Commission to help manage resources coming from the international organizations and the private sector. more »

First COVID-19 related death registered in Haiti Sunday

Coronavirus COVID-19 : How to protect yourself, what to do if you're sick, Watch for symptoms Haiti, one of the few places on Earth that had not yet registered a fatality from the coronavirus outbreak has its first death registered this Sunday April 5th 2020, a credible news site reported. more »

I chose the wrong time to leave Haiti and go to New York, now I am stuck in coronavirus heaven

Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing center in Spring Valley New York in front Planet Fitness Gym Who would have thought going to New York would be a mistake? After living in Haiti for 8 years I decided to go spend some time in the United States and, of all places, I picked New York. right before it became the epicenter of covid-19, the coronavirus pandemic. more »

100 Haitian gourdes for one U.S. dollar, Haiti's worst nightmare is now a reality

The Haitian Gourde vs The US Dollar Haitians have long feared that one day you will need 100 gourdes for one U.S. dollar. Haitian newspaper Le Nouveliste reported thaf it is now so. You need 100 Haitian gourdes for one U.S. dollar. more »

My Haitian mother gives me all kinds of things to drink to protect me from Coronavirus LOL

I am spending some time with my mother during this coronavirus covid-19 pandemic and everytime I get home my mom hands me a little cup with some funky drink in it: "Here, drink this!" She says. more »

Haiti airport employees will only be paid half their salary due to COVID-19 lockdown

Toussaint Louverture International Airport, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Due to major shutdowns and air traffic to a half, the Haitian Airport Authority (AAN) is cutting the salaries of airport employees by a half in order to keep the employees with an income. more »