African, Cuban and Haitian migrants stranded in Honduras after borders were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic began trekking northward on Tuesday in an attempt to reach the United States, migration authorities said.
Haiti's voodoo leaders have trained priests of the Afro Caribbean religion to concoct a secret remedy for the novel coronavirus and to prepare the sacred initiation chambers of their temples to receive patients.
Haiti is no stranger to crisis. Amid civil unrest, staggering unemployment, lack of quality health care and severe poverty, the country now faces a global pandemic that officials say could worsen its hunger crisis.
The family of a Philadelphia meat worker is suing his employer after he died of the coronavirus. Enock Benjamin, a Haitian immigrant, died of respiratory failure caused by COVID-19 on April 3 after working at a JBS slaughterhouse. The lawsuit filed Thursday in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court claims the facility began ramping up production in...
Haiti received a deportation flight on Thursday from the United States of 129 Haitians, including minors, days after three deportees who arrived on the previous flight tested positive for the new coronavirus.
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