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Former president of Haiti Jean-Bertrand
By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Was there an attempt on a former Haitian president’s life?

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Associates of former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide say he survived an assassination attempt on Monday evening, but police have rejected the claim that he was any target. According to More...

Rene-Preval
By Edition On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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The man who led Haiti during the devastating 2010 earthquake has died

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Former Haitian President René Préval has died at the age of 74. Préval, who led the country during the devastating 2010 earthquake, passed away suddenly at his home in Haiti’s capital today. More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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American missionary accused of having sex with minors in his Haitian orphanage

According to prosecutors, Daniel Pye traveled from Florida to Haiti on multiple occasions between 2008 and 2011 for the purpose of sexually abusing minors. WASHINGTON – An American man who ran a missionary orphanage More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Hell on earth in Haiti’s overcrowded, underfunded jails

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Officials and NGOs who monitor Haiti’s jails are sounding the alarm about the overcrowding, malnutrition and infectious diseases that have led to a surge of inmate deaths, including 21 at the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Haiti Senate president denies involvement in arrest, extradition of colleague

PORT AU PRINCE - President of the National Assembly, Youri Latortue, has denied any involvement in the arrest and extradition of rebel leader turned politician, Guy Phillippe, after a voice recording surfaced here More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Haiti wants to benefit from Morocco’s electric production expertise

RABAT – Haitian foreign minister Pierrot Delienne voiced the wish of his country to benefit from the Moroccan expertise in relation with electric production, said a statement by the house of representatives. The More...

Haiti Port au Prince
By Edition On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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IMF approves US$41m for Haiti

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is providing US$41.6 million to Haiti under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) in the wake of the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew last October. The Washington-based More...

Haiti president
By Edition On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Haiti’s new President sworn in after yearlong political stalemate

PORT AU PRINCE - It took almost a year, but Haiti's new President has finally been sworn in. Jovenel Moise inherits a government still reeling from an electoral crisis that had left the presidency vacant since More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Haitians in US dreading deportation

NEW YORK - Haitian-born Bernedy Prosper and his son Harold have called the United States for more than a decade now, but deportation is now staring them in the face. A broken Prosper, 52, laments that this is worst More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Twelve Haitian migrants found dead in the Turks and Caicos Islands

PROVIDENCIALES - On Tuesday, the bodies of twelve Haitian migrants were found in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), where the search for survivors and other possible victims was expected to resume on Wednesday. More...