Payatas 20 years on!

Payatas 20 years on!

Today marks 20 years since the devastating trash slide in Manila, the Philippines. More than 250 people died, and hundreds got injured. Many are still missing. July in 2000 had abysmal weather in the Philippines. Typhoons Kirogi and Kai-Tak passed over the main island...
Haiti crisis continues

Haiti crisis continues

More than one-third of Haitians are now facing “severe food insecurity,” according to a new report by the World Food Programme (WFP). That is 3.7 million people. Among them, one million are facing “food emergency,” just one step away from...
Crisis pushes Haiti to the brink of collapse

Crisis pushes Haiti to the brink of collapse

Crisis pushes Haiti to the brink of collapse! Is there any solution? A struggle between President Moïse and an opposition movement demanding his ouster has led to violent demonstrations. Seven weeks of unrest around Haiti have led to soaring prices, non-existing...
Crisis in Haiti deepens

Crisis in Haiti deepens

Since 2018 the economic situation in Haiti has steadily deteriorated with an increase in the cost of living related among other things to the depreciation of 23% of the national currency in 6 months. This situation, combined with socio-political tensions and low...
Haiti inflation

Haiti inflation

New records in Haiti, but for all the wrong reasons. The prices increased by 1,5% in February compared to January, and on year-to-year the inflation is now at 17%. Food prices soared more than 20% over the last year. Selected price increases in one year that make...