Extortion and violence are on the rise, especially in Port-au-Prince, which is suffering a gang war. Christians from several churches and ministries ask for prayer and help.
On the night of the 23rd of August in 1791, men and women, victims of the slave trade from Africa, revolted against the slave system in Saint-Domingue, modern day Haiti.
“Join us in praising God that all 17 of our loved ones are now safe”, says Christian Aid Ministries.
The workers of Christian Aid Ministries, including 5 children, were abducted in October. Christians are called “to continue to pray for the full resolution of this situation”.
Over 1,400 people have died in Haiti earthquake and hundreds are still missing. Christian organisations say their staff are safe but the situation is very worrisome.
The assassination of the President is a visible symptom of years of injustice, corruption and distrust, says Wegens Dextra, a Christian leader working in pro-childhood initiatives.
Christian organisations in Haiti alert about the surge of “kidnappings and robbery” in a country where 75% of the population is below the poverty line.
Any phrase or quote is at risk of being used out of context by activists who generate “outrage” that adds more flames to certain social media stakes.
As the pandemic has worsened the crisis in the country, evangelicals have launched a project to provide food for hundreds of school children.
The new law will criminalise any discrimination because of sexual orientation. “We do not agree with the President's Penal Code”, a Haitian pastor says.
In Haiti I have perceived, more than anywhere else, that physical battles are also spiritual battles, and that visible suffering is the result of the invisible tension between the world of darkness and the light of Christ.
Christian Aid took action after two sexual misconduct cases were reported in 2017. Organisations under suspicion could lose European Union funds.
The Gospel invites us to walk with those who are despised by society.
At leas 14 people have died and many areas are left "barely habitable." Irma has been downgraded to a category four, but officials warn that it remains "extremely dangerous".
“Haitian believers will someday be the channel through which God will restore this country”. Miqueas Forster (GAiN Spain) just returned from a humanitarian trip to the country.
Since the hurricane, at least thirteen people have died of cholera. "The worst crisis is yet to come”, NGOs warn.
The death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew - the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade - has soared to more than 800, officials say.
At least 2 people died in Haiti and 4 in the Dominican Republic, thousands displaced. Christian charities are working in Haiti. Two million people urged to evacuate in several US states.
A United Nations report admits that many soldiers bartered money, mobile phones and jewellery for sex with people they should have protected in Haití and Liberia.