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News: Haiti

We have started to collect the most important news related to Haiti in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Haiti – overview

Haiti: news

'Hundreds' killed by Haiti storm

Saturday, September 6th 2008, 9:28

Almost 500 bodies have been found in Haiti after floodwaters caused by recent storms receded, say reports.
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First aid ship arrives in Haiti

Saturday, September 6th 2008, 0:19

The first significant aid delivery arrives in Haiti to help thousands struggling in the wake of Tropical Storm Hanna.
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Haiti facing storm 'catastrophe'

Friday, September 5th 2008, 4:55

Haiti faces a "catastrophe" after being hit by three deadly storms in recent weeks, its president says.
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Deadly Hanna threatening Bahamas

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 23:04
related places: Gonaives

Emergency warnings are issued in the Bahamas as Tropical Storm Hanna approaches, having already killed at least 25 people in Haiti.
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Deadly Hanna threatening Bahamas

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 10:22
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas

Emergency warnings are issued in the Bahamas as Tropical Storm Hanna approaches, having already left at least 21 people dead in Haiti.
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Deadly hurricane weakens in Haiti

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 18:27

Hurricane Gustav is downgraded to a tropical storm after reportedly killing at least 16 people in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
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Haitian senators approve new PM

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 23:07
related places: Louis

Haiti's Senate approves the nomination of Michele Pierre-Louis, a 61-year-old economist, as the new prime minister.
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Ex-soldiers end Haiti stand-off

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 1:52

A 24-hour siege by former soldiers in Haiti demanding pay back and the reinstatement of the army ends peacefully.
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Haiti MPs reject new PM candidate

Tuesday, May 13th 2008, 3:00

Haiti's parliament rejects the president's choice for a new PM after the last one was sacked over food riots.
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Haiti facing 'major food crisis'

Thursday, May 1st 2008, 10:52

Haiti faces a "major crisis" unless the international community increases food aid to offset rising prices.
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UN appeals to Haitian politicians

Thursday, April 17th 2008, 23:14

The UN mission chief in Haiti calls for a new government to be formed speedily to avoid more food price unrest.
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Haitian senators vote to fire PM

Saturday, April 12th 2008, 22:08

Haiti's Senate votes to dismiss PM Jacques-Edouard Alexis following rioting over the soaring cost of food.
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Calm returns to Haiti after riots

Thursday, April 10th 2008, 20:46

A tentative normality returns to Haiti after a week of riots over food-price increases that have left five dead.
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End riots, Haiti leader demands

Wednesday, April 9th 2008, 21:40

Haiti's President Rene Preval tells impoverished Haitians rioting over soaring food costs to stop.
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Hungry mob attacks Haiti palace

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 22:40
related places: Port-au-Prince

Protesters in Haiti try to storm the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince in protest at rising food prices.
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Food riots turn deadly in Haiti

Saturday, April 5th 2008, 4:21

At least four people are killed when demonstrations against rising food prices turn into riots in southern Haiti.
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Haiti plea over child abductions

Monday, December 24th 2007, 7:43

Haiti President Rene Preval marks Christmas with a call for gangs to end to a spate of abductions of children.
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Inquiry into Haiti UN sex claims

Saturday, November 3rd 2007, 8:33
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka promises to investigate allegations that 108 of its UN peacekeepers in Haiti paid for sex.
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S Lanka troops 'abused Haitians'

Friday, November 2nd 2007, 22:15
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The UN sends home 108 of 950 Sri Lankan peacekeepers in Haiti, accusing them of sexual abuse.
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Caribbean storm deadliest so far

Thursday, November 1st 2007, 22:47
related countries: Dominica Dominica, Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
related places: Noel

More than 100 people are killed by Tropical Storm Noel - making it this year's deadliest Atlantic storm.
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Key HIV strain 'came from Haiti'

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 1:50
related countries: United States United States

Scientists say a strain of the HIV virus which predominates in the US and Europe came from Haiti in about 1969.
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Haiti flooding death toll rises

Saturday, October 13th 2007, 6:58

Flooding in Haiti caused by several days of torrential rain has left at least 20 people dead, officials say.
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