African Ambassadors to Convene in Wake of Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Outburst
U.S. diplomats worry the president’s comments will set back relations. Others wonder why it took the “shithole” comment to get Washington to finally notice Africa.
Trump Won’t Pay a Penny For U.N. Cholera Relief Fund in Haiti
Washington set to reject the U.N. chief’s latest appeal for money to tend to Haiti’s cholera victims.
U.N. Peacekeepers Ran a Child Sex Ring in Haiti
It’s the latest country where blue helmets have sexually abused those they’re supposed to protect.
With an Eye on South Korea’s Presidency, Ban Ki-moon Seeks to Burnish his U.N. Legacy
The outgoing U.N. secretary-general touts his support for climate change and gay rights, regrets failures from Haiti to North Korea, and calls Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a liar.
Human Rights Expert to U.N. Chief: It’s Not Too Late to Say Sorry to Haitians for Cholera
U.N. rights rapporteur Philip Alston says the refusal to accept legal responsibility for cholera epidemic is a "disgrace" for the U.N.
Death Toll In Haiti Spikes As Hurricane Matthews Arrives In the U.S.
President Obama tells those in harm's way to evacuate ahead of the storm.
U.S. Sends Marines to Haiti as Florida Braces for Hurricane Matthew
The category 4 storm left a path of destruction across the Caribbean as it heads toward the eastern United States.
U.N. Mulls Compensation for Victims of Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
After years of denial, the U.N. now acknowledges it bears ‘moral responsibility’ for introducing the deadly disease into Haiti.
There Are No Successful Black Nations
And the indignity and helplessness of blacks in America won’t end until we have a first-world African nation to lift up our people.
Hillary the Hawk: A History
From Haiti to Syria, the Democratic candidate’s long record suggests she’s looking forward to being a war president on day one.
Lawless Leaders Threaten Haiti’s Future
U.S. policymakers and Congressional appropriators should not stand by as a de facto government takes root in Port-au-Prince.
U.S. Drug Investigation Reaches Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro’s Inner Circle
A U.S. drug investigation has reached Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro's inner circle.
The Dominican Republic’s Shameful Deportation Legacy
The Dominican Republic is desperately trying to win back the world's respect after its expulsion of Haitians. History, however, stands in its way.
Avoiding a Democratic Disaster in Haiti
Haiti's upcoming elections are riddled with problems -- highly avoidable problems.
The Dominican Republic’s Tortured Relationship With Its Haitian Minority
The Dominican government’s harassment and scapegoating of Haitian migrants and their descendants has gone on for decades. It’s time for it to stop.
Nine Times Peacekeepers Have Sexually Abused Those They’re Supposed to Protect
A recently leaked report that accuses French peacekeepers of sexually abusing children in Central African Republic has opened up dialogue about how to stop the epidemic of peacekeeper abuse. Sadly, there's a long history to it.