Update news Haiti

Vietnam calls for stakeholders’ support for political process in Haiti

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations, has urged all stakeholders to enhance dialogue and make good preparations to ensure fair and transparent upcoming elections in Haiti.

Vietnam calls for stakeholders’ support for political process in Haiti

Minister Counsellor Nguyen Phuong Tra, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, has called on the international community to continue to support the political process in Haiti 

WHO sending 1 million cholera vaccine doses to Haiti

 The World Health Organization (WHO) is sending 1 million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti, where more than 200 cases of the killer disease have been reported since Hurricane Matthew.

Hurricane Matthew toll in Haiti at 1,000, buries dead in mass graves

 Haiti started burying some of its dead in mass graves in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a government official said on Sunday, as cholera spread in the devastated southwest and the death toll from the storm rose to 1,000 people.

Hurricane Matthew closes in on Florida as Haiti death toll rises

 Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, closed in on Florida on Thursday after killing at least 283 people in Haiti on its destructive march north through the Caribbean.

Hurricane Matthew kills at least 283 in Haiti, dozens in one village

 Hurricane Matthew has killed at least 283 people in Haiti, including dozens in one coastal town that authorities and rescue workers were only beginning to reach days after the powerful storm, officials said on Thursday.

Vietnam-Haiti joint statement defines key partnership areas

 Vietnam and Haiti have issued a joint statement on the occasion of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit from March 28-29, in which they agreed on their major future cooperation directions in various fields.

PM to attend Hague nuclear summit, visit Cuba, Haiti

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will attend the third Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague, the Netherlands, from March 24-25 at the invitation of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

Economic crisis, crime dominate CARICOM meeting

 The global economic crisis and high crime rates afflicting most member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) dominated the group's meeting Monday in Port-au-Prince, Haiti,


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