April 03, 2021 9:48 am
In the video, two choir members can be seen singing a hymn before they suddenly drop their mics and cower by the side of the altar. As piano music continues to play, a man wielding a rifle enters the screen and is seen taking them away.
February 27, 2021 8:26 am
Some believe Thursday's jailbreak at the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison in northeast Port-au-Prince was to free gang leader Arnel Joseph, who had been Haiti's most wanted fugitive until his 2019 arrest on charges including rape, kidnapping and murder.
February 26, 2021 8:17 am
Residents in the area who declined to be identified out of concern for their safety told The Associated Press that they observed a group of heavily armed men start shooting at prison guards before the inmates began to flee.
August 20, 2020 8:52 pm
Nine survivors were rescued from the water, but an unknown number remained lost at sea.
March 19, 2019 7:05 am
Haitian Prime Minister Henry Ceant has been thrown out of office by a no-confidence vote prompted by government dysfunction and inability to quash inflation, blackouts and frequent opposition protests that have paralyzed the country.
October 08, 2018 7:42 am
A local official said at least eight people died in Port-de-Paix on the northern coast near the epicenter of the magnitude 5.9 quake, which struck at a depth of 11.7 kilometres (7.3 miles), according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
October 07, 2018 10:52 am
The police chief for the northwest region, Jackson Hilaire, said seven people died in Port-de-Paix.
July 15, 2018 7:38 am
Jack Guy Lafontant was to answer questions about the July 6-8 riots that followed the government's attempt to raise fuel prices by up to 51 percent as part of an agreement with the International Monetary Fund.
July 07, 2018 12:37 pm
The demonstrations began after the Commerce Ministry and Economic Ministry issued a joint statement announcing an increase of 38 per cent to 51 per cent for gasoline, diesel and kerosene. The increases take effect Saturday.
January 23, 2018 9:46 am
The demonstration was supposed to end outside the US embassy where organizers planned to make a statement, but they were prevented from accessing the immediate perimeter of the building to avoid potential clashes, police officials said.
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