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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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Guy Philippe, Haiti's former rebel leader, arrested after radio show

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 23:03
related countries: United States United States

Haiti's ex-rebel leader Guy Philippe, sought by the US, is held after taking part in a radio show.
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Haiti: Jovenel Moise confirmed winner of presidential election

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 0:15

Haitian businessman Jovenel Moise is declared president of the poorest country is the Americas.
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Haiti cholera: UN chief apologises for first time over outbreak

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 21:45

Ban Ki-moon says he is "profoundly sorry" for the UN's role in a deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti.
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Haiti presidential election 'won by Jovenel Moise'

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 4:55

Businessman Jovenel Moise has won Haiti's presidential election in the first round, early results show.
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Haiti starts counting votes in long-delayed election

Monday, November 21st 2016, 11:27

Votes are being counted in Haiti after Sunday's much-delayed elections.
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Haiti faces a 'major food crisis', its interim president says

Friday, November 11th 2016, 0:59

Haiti's interim leader tells the BBC the country faces a "major food crisis" after Hurricane Matthew.
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Haiti jailbreak: At least 150 inmates still on the run

Sunday, October 23rd 2016, 21:21
related places: Arcahaie, Port-au-Prince

At least 150 inmates are on the run in Haiti after 170 escaped from a prison in Arcahaie on Saturday, 45km (30 miles) north of the capital Port-au-Prince.
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More than 170 inmates break out of Haiti jail

Sunday, October 23rd 2016, 1:13
related places: Port-au-Prince

More than 170 inmates escape from a Haitian prison in Arcahaie, 45km (30 miles) north of the capital Port-au-Prince.
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Storm-hit Haiti to hold delayed elections on 20 November

Friday, October 14th 2016, 21:11

Hurricane-scarred Haiti will hold its long-delayed presidential and parliamentary elections on 20 November, officials announce.
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Surviving cholera

Thursday, October 13th 2016, 23:03

Hurricane-struck Haiti now faces a new humanitarian disaster - cholera. So what can be done to ward off a deadly epidemic?
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti risks 'real famine', says interim president

Tuesday, October 11th 2016, 6:54

Haiti's interim president warns his country risks "real famine" following the "apocalyptic destruction" of Hurricane Matthew.
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Hurricane Matthew: 'Massive response' needed in Haiti, UN says

Monday, October 10th 2016, 17:27

A "massive response" is required to help Haiti recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, the UN secretary general says.
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti in national mourning

Sunday, October 9th 2016, 19:54

Survivors of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti attend Sunday Church services to remember the dead, some worshipping outside because buildings were destroyed.
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti in national mourning as aid gears up

Sunday, October 9th 2016, 9:18

Haiti begins three days of national of mourning for the hundreds killed by Hurricane Matthew, amid fears of cholera and food shortages.
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti south '90% destroyed'

Saturday, October 8th 2016, 15:13

Nearly 900 people are known to have killed by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, with aid officials saying up to 90% of some areas has been destroyed.
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti dead reach 800 as south awaits aid

Saturday, October 8th 2016, 4:21

The UN warns it could take days for the full impact of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti to emerge, as the death toll soars past 800.
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Hurricane Matthew: Parts of Haiti 'flattened'

Saturday, October 8th 2016, 3:07

Seaside homes in the south-west of Haiti have been destroyed by Hurricane Matthew.
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti storm disaster kills hundreds

Friday, October 7th 2016, 15:48

The death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, soars to 400 as the storm reaches the coast of Florida.
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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti's devastation from above

Friday, October 7th 2016, 9:20
related places: Les Cayes

Drone footage shows the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes, Haiti.
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Hurricane Matthew leaves at least 283 dead in Haiti

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 22:01
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas

Hurricane Matthew has left at least 283 dead in its wake in Haiti, as survivors struggle to cope without aid.
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