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World - International
2/20/2024 4:08:18 PM
A judge in Haiti responsible for investigating the July 2021 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse has indicted his widow, Martine Moïse, ex-prime minister Claude Joseph, and the former chief of Haiti’s National Police, Léon Charles, among others, according to a report obtained Monday.

World - International
7/2/2023 10:25:57 AM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Haiti on Saturday for a lightning visit, saying "this is not the time to forget" the Caribbean nation mired in overlapping security, political and economic woes.

World - Region
7/1/2023 6:29:50 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Haiti on Saturday for a lightning visit aimed at showing "solidarity" with the country's people as it navigates a "tragic cycle" of overlapping security, political and economic woes, his spokesperson said.

World - International
5/9/2023 11:28:43 AM
More than 600 people were killed last month in violence in the capital of Haiti, which is in the grip of a political-economic crisis, the United Nations said on late Monday.

World - International
5/3/2023 11:40:01 AM
More than a quarter-billion people in 58 countries faced acute food insecurity last year due to conflicts, climate change, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine, according to a report published Wednesday.

World - International
3/8/2023 9:41:03 PM
Doctors Without Borders announced Wednesday that it was forced to temporarily close its hospital in Cite Soleil given a sharp rise in gang violence that has left dozens dead in recent weeks.

World - International
3/4/2023 2:52:24 PM
More sophisticated and high-caliber weapons are being illegally shipped into Haiti where violence has reached levels unseen for decades, warned a UN report seen by AFP on Saturday.

World - International
1/21/2023 3:47:14 PM
A surge in Cuban and Nicaraguan arrivals at the U.S. border with Mexico in December led to the highest number of illegal border crossings recorded during any month of Joe Biden's presidency, authorities said Friday.

World - International
1/10/2023 10:17:11 PM
American President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday pledged to promote prosperity for people throughout the hemisphere as they opened wide-ranging talks about the fragile security situation in Haiti, North American trade, political unrest in Brazil and more on the sidelines of the North American Leaders Summit.

World - International
11/23/2022 5:25:15 PM
A cholera outbreak sweeping through Haiti is claiming a growing number of children amid a surge in malnutrition, UNICEF announced Wednesday.

Arts & Culture - Music
10/16/2022 8:45:57 PM
Haitian singer Mikaben died in the middle of a concert in Paris on Saturday night from a suspected heart attack, shocking fans who saw him collapse as he made his way off stage.

Life & Style - Style
9/21/2022 3:05:29 PM
The Milan Fashion Week that opens Wednesday is showcasing collections by perhaps its most ethnically diverse lineup of designers, including the debuts of the new creative directors of Salvatore Ferragamo and Bally and the return of Haitian-Italian designer Stella Jean after a two-year hiatus.

World - International
7/16/2022 9:38:58 PM
The U.N. human rights office on Saturday expressed concern about rising violence around Haiti's capital, saying 99 people have been reported killed in recent fighting between rival gangs in the Cite Soleil district alone.

World - International
7/7/2022 12:33:23 PM
A staggering 71 million more people around the world are experiencing poverty as a result of soaring food and energy prices that climbed in the weeks following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the United Nations Development Program said in a report Thursday.

World - International
12/16/2021 8:14:37 PM
The remaining members of a missionary group who were kidnapped two months ago have been freed, Haiti police and the group said Thursday.

World - International
12/14/2021 9:51:45 PM
At least 62 people were killed when a gas tanker truck exploded in the Haitian city of Cap-Haitien on Tuesday morning, a local official said, with overwhelmed medics saying the toll was set to rise.

World - International
11/8/2021 10:39:44 AM
The UN's food agency said Monday the number of people on the edge of famine in 43 countries had risen to 45 million, as acute hunger spikes around the world.

World - International
10/21/2021 9:54:30 PM
The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday saying he will kill them if he doesn't get what he's demanding.

World - International
10/18/2021 10:59:29 AM
​U.S. officials are working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of 12 adults and five children with a U.S.-based missionary group who were abducted over the weekend by a gang notorious for killings, kidnappings and extortion.

World - International
10/17/2021 12:11:04 PM
About 15 American missionaries and family members were kidnapped on Saturday by a gang outside the Haitian capital, a local security source told AFP.

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