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Haiti leader pleads guilty to money laundering in drug case

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:34:23 GMT2017-04-24T20:34:23Z

MIAMI (AP) -- A former Haitian coup leader and recently elected senator in that country pleaded guilty Monday to a U.S. drug money-laundering charge under a deal that should allow him to avoid a potential sentence of life in prison for cocaine trafficking....

Haiti to rebuild National Palace smashed in 2010 earthquake

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:54:37 GMT2017-04-19T21:54:37Z

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- A new National Palace will be built over the next several years to resemble the iconic 90-year-old structure smashed during Haiti's cataclysmic 2010 earthquake, authorities announced Wednesday....

Haiti aims to revive military as end of UN mission looms

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:34:56 GMT2017-04-19T16:34:56Z

GRESSIER, Haiti (AP) -- Their heads held high and chests puffed out, a group of nearly 100 Haitian men in camouflage fatigues do jumping jacks or march around an abandoned U.N. compound on a recent morning. But after a few drills, they seek shelter from the blazing sun in the absence of anything else to do....

UN votes to end to Haiti peacekeeping mission in mid-October

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 18:30:09 GMT2017-04-13T18:30:09Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti in mid-October after 13 years, sending a strong signal that the international community believes the impoverished Caribbean nation is stabilizing after successful elections....