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HAITI NEWS

20 dead, thousands flee homes as gangs battle in Haiti

April 28, 2022 1:15 pm

Gang violence in the Martissant community in southern Port-au-Prince already has cut off access to the country’s southern region, which is trying to recover from last year's deadly earthquake.

1 killed, 2 wounded as police clash with Haitian workers

February 24, 2022 9:58 am

Hours after the protest, Haiti’s Association of Industries issued a statement condemning what it called violent acts against factories located in the industrial park and elsewhere.

Dominican Republic starts building Haiti border wall

February 21, 2022 10:36 pm

The wall will cover almost half of the border between the two countries. Many Haitians cross the border in search of work in the fields or in the construction industry in the Dominican Republic.

Two Haitian journalists killed by gang outside Port-au-Prince

January 07, 2022 8:01 am

🔴A third journalist in the group was able to escape the attack, the police official said.

Haitian prime minister survives weekend assassination attempt

January 04, 2022 7:57 am

🔴 The attack has renewed concerns about the safety of officials in Haiti since President Jovenel Moise's assassination.

As US navigates crisis in Haiti, a bloody history looms large

December 19, 2021 1:01 pm

Since July, a presidential assassination, an earthquake and a tropical storm have deepened the turmoil in Haiti.

Fireball from overturned tanker kills 75 in Haiti: official

December 15, 2021 10:02 am

The prime minister promised more help in the form of field hospitals and a contingent of medical professionals. But minutes after he left the facility, five more patients died.

Official: Gasoline truck explodes in Haiti; dozens killed

December 14, 2021 6:10 pm

Le Nouvelliste newspaper reported that dozens have been hospitalized with injuries and that hospitals were seeking supplies.

As Gangs’ power grows, Haiti’s police are outgunned and underpaid

October 27, 2021 8:59 am

Gangs have long been powerful in Haiti, often serving as muscle for politicians who, in turn, provided them with weapons and vehicles.

Why Haitians in Chile keep heading north to the US

September 28, 2021 1:20 pm

As of December, there were more than 182,000 Haitians living in Chile, according to government figures. Haitians say the process of obtaining legal residency in Chile has become much harder under President Sebastián Piñera, who took office in late 2018.

HAITI PHOTOS

Week in Pictures: A glance at compelling photos from around the world

November 06, 2021 7:13 pm

From celebrations to protests, here are the best photos of this week.

In Photos: US launches mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

September 21, 2021 8:11 pm

The US decided to fly Haitian migrants camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland and blocked others from crossing the border from Mexico.

Week in pictures: A look at most compelling photos from around the world

September 19, 2021 9:34 pm

From festival celebrations to protests, here are the best photos of this week.

Week in pictures: A look at most compelling images from around the world

August 28, 2021 5:22 pm

From wildfires to evacuation from Afghanistan, here are the best photos of this week

Over 1,200 dead as earthquake rocks Haiti

August 16, 2021 9:28 pm

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked the Caribbean nation of Haiti on Saturday, claiming the lives of 1,297 people.

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