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Colombian fishermen rescue 94 Haitian migrants adrift at sea

Wednesday, September 30th 2020, 15:03
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Fishermen spot the migrants' boat adrift in the Caribbean sea and tow it to safety.
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Sailing ship sinks off Haiti killing at least 17

Thursday, August 20th 2020, 14:09
related places: Saint-Louis

The boat was carrying people back from the port of Saint-Louis-du-Nord to Tortuga island.
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We are not prepared at all': Haiti, already impoverished, confronts a pandemic

Sunday, April 19th 2020, 0:09

Haiti has barely 60 ventilators for 11 million people, and a limited number of doctors who can operate them.
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In pictures: Haiti capital's streets blocked as protests spread

Tuesday, February 25th 2020, 11:50
related places: Port-au-Prince

Barricades are erected in Port-au-Prince amid unrest by police officers over working conditions.
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Mama Cax, model and advocate for inclusivity in fashion, dies aged 30

Saturday, December 21st 2019, 11:25
related countries: United States United States

The Haitian-American model was an advocate for women of colour and disabled women in fashion.
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Photographer tells how he captured Haiti shooting

Tuesday, September 24th 2019, 17:42

Andres Martinez Casares describes how he reacted as a senator started shooting outside parliament.
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Haiti protests: Why are so many people on the streets?

Tuesday, June 18th 2019, 21:36

Activists have taken to the streets in Haiti's capital to protest about what they say is government corruption.
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Vibrant and bright: Haiti's fashion industry is on the up

Sunday, April 7th 2019, 0:15

The Caribbean nation, famed for its vibrant art, is home to a bold and progressive slew of designers
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Haiti: The university planning a green revolution

Sunday, March 10th 2019, 0:22

Why agronomy students in Haiti want to plant 1.5 million trees in the deforested country.
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The Haiti school saving children's lives through dance

Monday, March 4th 2019, 0:04

Children in northern Haiti are finding more than just dance lessons at this school with a difference.
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In pictures: Haiti anti-government protests

Monday, February 18th 2019, 11:36

The government's new economic and anti-corruption measures fail to stop new opposition protests.
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Bahamas: 28 Haitian migrants drown in illegal crossing

Monday, February 4th 2019, 12:11

Twenty-eight bodies are recovered after the rescue of 17 survivors following the sinking of their boat.
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Naomi Osaka: Noodle company apologises for 'white-washing'

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 13:52
related countries: Japan Japan

The Haitian-Japanese tennis player's appearance in an advert sparks a conversation over race in Japan.
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Fighting the international fly tippers

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 1:30

How environmental campaigners battled to stop the Khian Sea from dumping America's hazardous waste in Haiti
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In pictures: Haiti earthquake aftermath in Port-de-Paix

Monday, October 8th 2018, 14:41
related places: Port-de-Paix

Haiti residents are trying to cope after a powerful earthquake that struck the nation on Saturday.
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Haiti Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigns

Sunday, July 15th 2018, 0:33

Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant says the country's president has accepted his resignation.
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Eking out a living in Haiti's colourful slum city

Saturday, June 16th 2018, 23:22
related places: Jalousie

A rare glimpse of life inside Jalousie, one of Haiti’s largest slum communities.
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Oxfam GB banned from Haiti after sex scandal

Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 22:42

Oxfam says it "understands" the decision, adding that some staff behaved "completely unacceptably".
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Haiti protests: Violent clashes in Port-au-Prince

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 7:08
related places: Port-au-Prince

Several people have been arrested in in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince.
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Haiti to reform army after 20 years without

Tuesday, July 11th 2017, 19:34

The recruitment drive follows the announcement that the UN is leaving Haiti.
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Why are people paying $6 for a bag of human waste?

Monday, March 27th 2017, 23:59

How a project in Haiti is turning human waste into fertiliser
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Runaway bus 'kills 34' in Haitian city of Gonaives

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 18:25
related places: Gonaives

A runaway bus veers into a crowd in Haiti, killing at least 34 people in Gonaives, officials say.
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World Ski Championships: Haitian skier competes in Switzerland

Saturday, February 18th 2017, 13:22
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Haiti's Celine Marti competes in the skiing World Championships, despite only starting training for the event three months ago.
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Haiti's president-elect Jovenel Moise questioned by judge

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 1:43

Jovenel Moise is questioned about alleged money laundering, but denies wrong-doing.
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