Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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A fire has swept through an unlicensed orphanage outside Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince, killing 15 children, a local judge says.
At least 28 Haitians have drowned off the coast of Abaco in the Bahamas, officials have said, the latest tragedy at sea for migrants seeking to leave the Caribbean's poorest economy.
Police say six people have died and at least five were wounded during demonstrations across Haiti protesting allegations of embezzlement from a Venezuelan programme that provided the country with subsidised oil.
A magnitude 5.2 aftershock has struck Haiti, even as survivors of the previous day's temblor were sifting through the rubble of their cinderblock homes.
Oxfam has formally apologised to Haiti over the prostitution scandal rocking the aid charity, expressing its "shame" and vowing to do better.
Several dozen Haitians have protested outside the US embassy in Port-au-Prince, recalling their country's heritage after President Donald Trump reportedly called Haiti a "shithole".
The Trump administration says it is ending a temporary residency permit programme that has allowed almost 60 000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the US.
AP Investigation: Child sex ring in Haiti reveals how Sri Lanka did little to punish the predators and shows cracks in the UN as it scrambles for peacekeepers by turning to militaries dogged by abuse allegations at home.
The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to end the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti in mid-October after more than 20 years.
A bus speeding away from the scene of a hit-and-run accident has ploughed into dozens of street musicians in the Haitian city of Gonaives, killing 34 people, officials say.
A Haitian senator trying to disperse protesters has opened fire with a pistol outside parliament, a photojournalist who was wounded in the shooting has said.
Authorities: Teen dies after loosing footing and falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti.
Thousands of people along Haiti's north coast dragged mattresses and chairs outside, fearing new aftershocks after a 5.9 earthquake killed at least 12 and injured 188.
Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake killed at least 12 people and left others injured.
A fire gutted a textiles market in Haiti's capital less than a week after a blaze partially destroyed a historic market, underscoring authorities' failure to ensure public safety.
The US state department is trying to calm things down after President Donald Trump's vulgar remark about immigrants from African countries.
Protesters have brought parts of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince to a standstill, setting vehicles alight and damaging local businesses in violent demonstrations against the government's budget plans.
More than 58 000 Haitians who stayed in the US with a special protected status since a catastrophic 2010 earthquake will be allowed to stay another six months.
A bus speeding away from a hit-and-run accident has plowed into dozens of street musicians in northern Haiti, killing 38 people, officials have said.
US authorities have charged an Arkansas man with sexually abusing children while working as a missionary in Haiti.
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