34 people feared dead in Haiti after bus rams into crowd of bystanders

Tragedy struck in the northern Haitian city of Gonaives when a bus rammed into a crowd of bystanders killing 34 people and injuring 17 others. Recounting the incident, Marie-Alta Jean Baptiste, head of Haiti’s civil protection office revealed that first, the bus ran over two pedestrians, killing one and injuring the other. Continuing, Marie-Alta Jean…

Haiti in need of aid after Hurricane Mathew battering – UN

Still reeling from the devastating damage caused by Hurricane Mathew which has claimed the lives of over a 1,000 people and wiping out some towns and villages, the Caribbean nation Haiti is in need of aid, a UN chief said. While pledging the sum of $120 million, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the nation faces…

900 dead in Haiti as Hurricane Mathew persists

Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas is about now counting its losses as incoming reports reveal that the death toll arising from the devastating effect of Hurricane Mathew has now reached 900. The heavy storms left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before it skirted Florida’s Atlantic coast on Friday and…

Hurricane: Death toll hits 400 in Haiti

Hurricane wreck havoc in Haiti The death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew – the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade has soared to more than 400, officials say. Some 50 people were reported killed in the town of Roche-a-Bateau alone The nearby city of Jeremie saw 80% of its buildings…

Death toll from Hurricane Mathew destruction in Haiti reaches 339

The death toll arising from the destruction caused by Hurricane Mathew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade has now reached 339 according to civil protection officials. Residents in coastal villages and towns began making contact with the outside world two days after being hit by Hurricane Mathew as dead bodies started to appear…

11 killed, 10,000 displaced by hurricane in Haiti (WATCH VIDEO)

An aid worker in Haiti describes scene in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew that left the island a ‘“total disaster”. Complete destruction in Baracoa, Cuba from a combination of extreme wind and storm surge. Sad situation here. #HurricaneMatthew pic.twitter.com/JgUtW0vGjf — Mike Theiss (@MikeTheiss) October 5, 2016 It’s difficult to determine the casualties from the storm…

Hurricane Matthew Heads For The US After Hitting Haiti & Cuba

Raging Caribbean Storm, Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti Hurricane Matthew, a raging Caribbean storm in almost a decade,  has hit Haiti and Cuba and heading towards the Bahamas and the U.S. coast early on Wednesday after battering Haiti and Cuba with torrential rain, wreaking havoc among the struggling Haitian population. According to Reuters reports, the hurricane…