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WATCH: Haiti senator fires pistol outside parliament, wounds photographer

2019-09-24 19:53

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.

Teen dies after falling from cruise ship, landing on pier

2019-01-16 11:36

Authorities: Teen dies after loosing footing and falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti.

Quake and aftershock have some Haitians sleeping outside

2018-10-08 21:12

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.

Haiti quake kills at least 12, injures others

2018-10-08 05:50

Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake killed at least 12 people and left others injured.

Fire guts textile market in Haitian capital

2018-02-19 21:07

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.

'Racist' Trump's 'shithole' comment hits the fan, Africa demands answers

2018-01-12 19:22

The US state department is trying to calm things down after President Donald Trump's vulgar remark about immigrants from African countries.

Violence erupts in Haiti over national budget

2017-09-13 11:38

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.

58 000 Haitians facing deportation get US extension

2017-05-23 06:49

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.

Bus in Haiti flees accident, kills 38 - officials

2017-03-13 07:55

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.

Ex-US missionary in Haiti accused of child sex abuse

2017-03-03 09:12

US authorities have charged an Arkansas man with sexually abusing children while working as a missionary in Haiti.

 

28 Haitians dead after ship sinks off Bahamas: officials

2019-02-04 22:09

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.

WATCH: At least 6 killed in corruption protests in Haiti

2018-11-19 13:33

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.

Strong aftershock rattles north Haiti day after deadly quake

2018-10-08 12:01

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 apologises to Haiti government over sex scandal

2018-02-20 14:10

Oxfam has formally apologised to Haiti over the prostitution scandal rocking the aid charity, expressing its "shame" and vowing to do better.

Haitians protest Trump 'shithole' comment

2018-01-19 13:19

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".

US ending temporary permits for almost 60 000 Haitians

2017-11-21 15:43

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.

Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system

2017-05-26 12:43

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.

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping

2017-04-14 08:04

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to end the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti in mid-October after more than 20 years.

Bus in Haiti flees hit-and-run, kills 34

2017-03-12 21:35

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.

Ex-Haiti rebel leader arrested during live talk show

2017-01-06 09:20

A former rebel leader who is wanted on US drug charges and was recently elected to the Haitian Senate, has been arrested as he appeared on a live radio talk show, a witness says.

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