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Violence and protests continue ahead of funeral service for slain Haitian leader
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Violence and protests continue ahead of funeral service for slain Haitian leader

Jul 23rd 2021, 7:58 AM 6,839 Views 8 Comments

Jovenel Moise was assassinated in his private home on 7 July.

Haiti installs new prime minister following assassination of president Jovenel Moise
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Haiti installs new prime minister following assassination of president Jovenel Moise

Jul 21st 2021, 11:21 AM 4,563 Views 3 Comments

Designated Prime Minister Ariel Henry has been sworn in to replace interim prime minister Claude Joseph.

Wounded wife of assassinated Haitian leader urges nation not to 'lose its way'
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Wounded wife of assassinated Haitian leader urges nation not to 'lose its way'

Jul 10th 2021, 7:46 PM 12,281 Views 15 Comments

Martine Moise was rushed to hospital after Wednesday’s attack and was later evacuated to Miami for treatment.

Haiti calls for US military assistance after president’s assassination
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Haiti calls for US military assistance after president’s assassination

Jul 10th 2021, 8:17 AM 12,067 Views 13 Comments

The country’s 53-year-old leader was killed at his home just before dawn on Wednesday.

Two Haitian-Americans among 17 detained over president killing
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Two Haitian-Americans among 17 detained over president killing

Jul 9th 2021, 7:25 AM 17,651 Views 3 Comments

Haiti President Jovenel Moise was killed by gunmen at his home before dawn on Wednesday.

Haiti is in a 'state of siege' after its president was assassinated – so what's behind the latest chaos?
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Haiti is in a 'state of siege' after its president was assassinated – so what's behind the latest chaos?

Jul 8th 2021, 3:36 PM 11,893 Views 6 Comments

The 53-year-old was killed by gunmen yesterday.

Four gunmen suspected of killing Haiti’s president shot dead by police
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Four gunmen suspected of killing Haiti’s president shot dead by police

Jul 8th 2021, 7:16 AM 19,183 Views 10 Comments

Authorities declared a “state of siege” in the country and closed the international airport.

Haiti’s ‘true statesman’ had vowed to bring jobs to troubled country before assassination
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Haiti’s ‘true statesman’ had vowed to bring jobs to troubled country before assassination

Updated Jul 7th 2021, 6:07 PM 28,754 Views 6 Comments

Former banana producer Jovenel Moise had ruled for four years before his assassination.

Hurricane Elsa races toward Haiti amid fears of landslides and flooding
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Hurricane Elsa races toward Haiti amid fears of landslides and flooding

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:31 AM 8,152 Views 4 Comments

Elsa is the first hurricane of the Atlantic season and the earliest fifth-named storm on record.

At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake
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At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake

Oct 7th 2018, 4:43 PM 6,593 Views 1 Comment

Secretary of State for Communications Eddy Jackson Alexis said a preliminary report indicated that 11 people had died.

At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say
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At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say

Oct 7th 2018, 8:08 AM 9,374 Views 0 Comments

The epicentre of the quake was located about 19 kilometres northwest of the city of Port-de-Paix.

Messi warms up for Argentina's World Cup challenge with hat-trick at La Bombonera
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Messi warms up for Argentina's World Cup challenge with hat-trick at La Bombonera

May 30th 2018, 8:13 AM 9,824 Views 5 Comments

Jorge Sampaoli’s side hammered Caribbean minnows Haiti in Buenos Aires, with their talisman scoring three.

Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers
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Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers

Feb 19th 2018, 7:27 AM 8,338 Views 11 Comments

The charity has released a redacted copy of a 2011 internal report into the scandal.

Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal
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Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal

Feb 16th 2018, 2:39 PM 8,831 Views 12 Comments

The charity is looking to rebuild its global reputation after the recent scandal.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal

Feb 15th 2018, 4:39 PM 11,921 Views 17 Comments

A statement said he was “deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality”.

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year
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Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year

Feb 15th 2018, 7:19 AM 11,619 Views 10 Comments

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.

Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti
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Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti

Feb 12th 2018, 3:11 PM 11,460 Views 20 Comments

Penny Lawrence said that she was “desperately sorry” for the harm and distress that had been caused.

Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations
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Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations

Feb 10th 2018, 4:56 PM 18,570 Views 22 Comments

The Prime Minister has called the UK’s charity regulator to launch a “full and urgent investigation of these very serious allegations”.

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims
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Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims

Feb 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 29,201 Views 41 Comments

A spokesperson has confirmed that no staff employed by Oxfam Ireland were involved in the case.

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur
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African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur

Jan 13th 2018, 10:21 AM 20,912 Views 152 Comments

The US President has denied making the comment, though he admits that his language had been “tough”.

UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them
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UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them

Apr 15th 2017, 6:30 PM 27,735 Views 35 Comments

The United Nations has been badly shaken by a wave of allegations of sex abuse by troops.

38 killed after bus in Haiti ploughs into street musicians while fleeing hit-and-run
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38 killed after bus in Haiti ploughs into street musicians while fleeing hit-and-run

Mar 13th 2017, 7:52 AM 11,141 Views 3 Comments

Police are still searching for the bus driver, who fled the scene.

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises
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The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises

Dec 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 7,353 Views 11 Comments

Even though these international crises are overseas, Ireland has shown that these are issues close to home through their 2016 donations.

Charity boss praises Ireland's response to Haiti disaster, while calling world response a 'disgrace'
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Charity boss praises Ireland's response to Haiti disaster, while calling world response a 'disgrace'

Oct 16th 2016, 6:52 PM 13,556 Views 30 Comments

“This is a country that we have access to. There is no war, no bombs dropping and no excuses. The appeal must be met.”

After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti
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After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti

Oct 16th 2016, 7:40 AM 5,728 Views 6 Comments

Families with destroyed homes and shattered livelihoods waited and prayed for help. Food and clean water were scarce to nonexistent.

Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts
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Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts

Oct 12th 2016, 8:12 AM 14,989 Views 5 Comments

The hurricane has now claimed 34 lives in the US as well over 500 lives in Haiti.

Scale of devastation begins to emerge as Haiti death toll passes 800
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Scale of devastation begins to emerge as Haiti death toll passes 800

Oct 8th 2016, 8:10 AM 11,667 Views 12 Comments

Footage from the hardest-hit towns shows a ruined landscape with roofs blown away and downed trees everywhere.

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti
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Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

Oct 7th 2016, 2:40 PM 18,298 Views 46 Comments

The US is now bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, with states of emergencies declared in a number of places.

Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean
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Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean

Oct 5th 2016, 8:29 AM 10,647 Views 1 Comment

The death toll is expected to rise as the storm pummels the Bahamas on its way to the US.

PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti
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PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti

Oct 4th 2016, 8:41 PM 14,211 Views 5 Comments

In nearby Jamaica, officials said the army and military reserves were called up to help deal with hurricane damage.

Haiti's President has released a sexually suggestive song called "Give Them The Banana"
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Haiti's President has released a sexually suggestive song called "Give Them The Banana"

Feb 6th 2016, 10:45 AM 11,662 Views 8 Comments

He was a popstar called Sweet Micky before his election.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 27th 2015, 8:25 PM 23,988 Views 8 Comments

‘Grave concern’ for Irish citizens in Tunisia, Gay Pride and the heatwave we won’t be having.

'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'
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'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'

Jun 27th 2015, 10:30 AM 5,929 Views 5 Comments

And there’s been a 190% increase in the disease in Haiti this year.

UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'
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UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'

Jun 11th 2015, 8:19 AM 13,946 Views 43 Comments

About a third of alleged sexual abuse involves minors under 18.

Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland
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Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland

May 16th 2015, 1:16 PM 22,217 Views 0 Comments

‘Clinton Cash’, a book by conservative Peter Schweizer, claimed that Bill Clinton had been paid for speeches in Ireland.

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck
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No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck

Apr 10th 2015, 5:41 PM 15,373 Views 2 Comments

About a dozen people managed to swim to safety after the accident.

Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later
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Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later

Jan 12th 2015, 1:25 PM 47 Views 15 Comments

The poorest country in the western hemisphere was brought to its knees in 2010, but now it has other threats to deal with amid the efforts to rebuild.

Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on
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Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on

Jan 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 3,518 Views 0 Comments

More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the disaster.

Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990's
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Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990's

Jul 18th 2014, 10:51 PM 12,183 Views 8 Comments

Records released today from Bill’s years in the White House concern the August 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

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