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Haitian Death Toll Rises in the Aftermath of 7.2 M Earthquake

Haitian Death Toll Rises in the Aftermath of 7.2 M Earthquake

A massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti nearly two weeks ago. Since then, the Haitian Directorate for Civil Protection (DPC) has coordinated search and rescue efforts. Initial reports the day after the quake confirmed at least 1,200 people had died. However, on Aug. 19, 2021, RFI, a French public radio station, reported the latest death […]

7.2 Earthquake Strikes Near Haiti

7.2 Earthquake Strikes Near Haiti

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck near Haiti on Saturday morning, Aug. 14, 2021. The United States Geological Survey stated that “high” casualties are likely. They added, “the disaster is likely widespread.” According to CNN, Haiti’s Civil Protection said there has already been some damage and fatalities reported. The U.S. Tsunami Warning System has retracted its […]

Haiti President Is Assassinated

Haiti President Is Assassinated

Haitian President Jovenel Moise died abruptly on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. As the search for the assassin continues, many suspect a planned killing, with  Bocchit Edmond, a Haitian ambassador claiming the attack on the 53-year-old Moise “was carried out by foreign mercenaries and professional killers — well-orchestrated,” striking huge levels of concern domestically and internationally. […]

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse Dies at the Hands of Assassins

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse Dies at the Hands of Assassins

As Haitian citizens were struggling with ongoing violence, a group of assassins broke into the home of President Jovenel and Firstlady Martine Moïse. The assassination left the First Lady wounded and Haiti in a state of crisis. The President’s tragic assassination happened on July 7, 2021. The news comes after months of controversy revolving around […]