tragedy

Haiti’s Martelly Mourns Loss of Life in Turks and Caicos Tragedy

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly expressed his “sadness” on Thursday following the deaths of 17 Haitian nationals in the port of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. The migrants, who were traveling illegally …

UN Expresses Concern at Migrant Boat Tragedy in Bahamas

 Above: migrants at sea (Photo: UNHRC/A Di Loreto) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is expressing concern at the recent incident in which a boat of migrants from Haiti capsized in the Bahamas. That …

Haiti Remembers a Tragedy

 Above: Haiti’s police band at the ceremony (All photos: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti paused Saturday to remember the greatest tragedy in the country’s history — a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that took the lives of nearly 320,000 Haitians …