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7 Jul 2018
Haiti's prime minister on Saturday called for patience from residents of the Caribbean nation amid deadly protests over an unpopular fuel price rise. At least one person has died there in the past day. The capital Port-au-Prince has stood paralyzed since Friday afternoon with major routes blocked, following the government announcement that gasoline prices would…
19 Feb 2018
British aid charity Oxfam on Monday released its internal report into a scandal in Haiti that has shattered its reputation, revealing that a former top official admitted to paying for sex and three staff physically threatened a witness.
16 Feb 2018
British charity Oxfam unveiled an action plan Friday to tackle sexual misconduct following the "stain" of a prostitution scandal but the man at the centre of the allegations denied organising orgies.
13 Feb 2018
Haiti's president Jovenel Moise decried Oxfam's handling of a prostitution scandal in the Caribbean nation, calling the situation a "serious violation of human dignity."
12 Jan 2018
US President Donald Trump tweeted a denial Friday after he was quoted as describing African and other states as "shithole countries," amid an international furor over the remarks.
12 Jan 2018
President Donald Trump reportedly lashed out in a Thursday meeting with lawmakers about immigration reform, demanding to know why the US should accept citizens from what he called "shithole" countries.
13 Sep 2017
Protesters brought parts of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince to a standstill Tuesday, setting vehicles alight and damaging local businesses in violent demonstrations against the government's budget plans.
6 Aug 2017
There is a piece of journalism from Haiti that should be of interest to the world. Just two almost innocent looking unimportant paragraphs wondering if it was possible for a rich person in Haiti...
3 Apr 2017
Crouching beside the makeshift shelter shared with his parents and five siblings, Fanfan Edouard slowly sharpens his machete. But there's no rush to cut firewood, because there is no food to cook.
13 Mar 2017
A bus speeding away from a hit-and-run accident plowed into dozens of street musicians in northern Haiti on Sunday, killing 38 people, officials said.
7 Feb 2017
Jovenel Moise was sworn in Tuesday as Haiti's 58th president, ending a protracted electoral crisis that had created a vacuum of power in the impoverished, disaster-prone Caribbean nation.
7 Feb 2017
President-elect Jovenel Moise will be inaugurated Tuesday after having survived Haiti's year-and-a-half electoral crisis, assuming power as political tensions continue to simmer.

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