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Elections in Haiti "major moment" for country

Jean Jackson, a law student living in Port-au-Prince, will vote for the first time in the upcoming elections in Haiti. Photo: UN Radio/Stephanie Coutrix

The electoral period in Haiti is being described by top UN officials as a major moment for the people of the Caribbean nation. Around six million Haitians are expected to vote in municipal,…

17 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Haiti's future "depends" on women's access to leadership positions

Nadège Beauvil. UN Photo/Stephanie Coutrix

The future of Haiti will depend on more women accessing leadership positions, according to UN Women, the United Nations…

16 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Moving towards "normalization" in Haiti

Rehabilitation project in Haiti. UN File Photo/Logan Abassi

Haiti is undergoing a transition, moving away from a culture of constant emergencies towards a more normalized situation, as…

11 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Haitians leaving Dominican Republic "feel desperate"

Approximately 200,000 Haitian migrants live in bateyes – communities located on or near to sugar cane plantations in the Dominican Republic. Photo: UNHCR/Jason Tanner

Haitians leaving the Dominican Republic are desperate and concerned about the future, according to a UN Police Officer stationed…

10 Jul 2015 / Listen /
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