Former dictator, Jean-Claude Duvalier, finally appears in court; UN refusal to compensate cholera victims causes anger; capital rocked by small earthquake; Former dictator finally appears in court Former Haitian dictator, Jean-Claude Duvalier, finally appeared at a court hearing on Thursday [...]
US film director launches petition to fight against cholera epidemic; Haitian President Martelly obtains grants for agriculture and private sector in Japan; Government extends state of emergency measures; IMF advises government to cut electricity subsidies
Government introduces new tax system; new cases of cholera reported in the wake of Hurricane Sandy; Colombia-FARC peace talks arrive in Havana.
New cases of cholera reported in the interior of the island; nomination period closes for representation at the National Assembly of People’s Power.
Havana to play host to FARC peace talks; cholera eradicated after outbreak; private sector employment grows; VP’s daughter defects.
Cholera cases continue to rise in eastern Cuba; government announces improvements to water system; bartenders break record for World’s Largest Daiquiri.
Number of cholera cases on the rise; Castro returns from China, Vietnam, and Russia; and government proposes new cooperatives.
President Raúl Castro visits China and Vietnam; government confirms cholera outbreak; and number of Cubans intercepted at sea up.
Dominican Republic donates a university campus to Haiti, Puerto Rico celebrates the Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián, and François Hollande visits the French Antilles.
Jamaican opposition party wins elections, Haitian workers receive permits to work in Dominican Republic, and a Grenadian murder case sparks allegations of police brutality.
Cuba announces new options for self-employed, and further downsizing of the sugar industry bureaucracy. Haitian President Martelly makes a state visit.
Cuba celebrates its Catholic patron, appoints a new Minister of Defense, and vows to fight corruption. Mariela Castro makes a controversial foray into Twitter.
The Defense Ministry announces withdrawal of troops from Haiti, Lula visits London to argue for a ‘new global governance’, and underwear adverts stir controversy.
Cholera cases continue to grow in the Dominican Republic as problems with illegal Haitian immigrants persist, whilst in Puerto Rico, taxes and transparency dominate headlines.
Cholera outbreak in central Venezuela whilst ex oil-workers reach 12 days in hunger protest against unfair dismissal.