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From TheJournal.ie At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake Haiti

At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake

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

From TheJournal.ie At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say Earthquake

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

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

From The42 Messi warms up for Argentina's World Cup challenge with hat-trick at La Bombonera All Too Easy This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers Scandal

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal Reputation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal Haiti

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year Medecins Sans Frontieres

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti Resignation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations Charity Commission

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims Earthquake

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

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

From TheJournal.ie African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur Outrage And Shock

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them Haiti

UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them

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

From TheJournal.ie 38 killed after bus in Haiti ploughs into street musicians while fleeing hit-and-run Gonaives

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises International Aid

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Charity boss praises Ireland's response to Haiti disaster, while calling world response a 'disgrace' Hurricane Matthew

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

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

From TheJournal.ie After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti Haiti

After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti

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

From TheJournal.ie Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts Floodwater

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Scale of devastation begins to emerge as Haiti death toll passes 800 Hurricane Matthew

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti Hurricane Matthew

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

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

From TheJournal.ie Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean Hurricane Matthew

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti Category Four Storm

PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti

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

From TheJournal.ie Haiti's President has released a sexually suggestive song called "Give Them The Banana" Sweet Micky

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

He was a popstar called Sweet Micky before his election.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

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

From TheJournal.ie 'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010' Haiti

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex' Haiti

UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'

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

From TheJournal.ie Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland Clinton Foundation

Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck Haiti

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later Haiti

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on Destruction

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990's Bin Laden

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland tops Forbes list of 'Best Countries for Business' Rising Fortunes

Ireland tops Forbes list of 'Best Countries for Business'

The business magazine’s annual list shows Ireland moving up six places. The UK is in 12th place this year. Germany is 24th.

From TheJournal.ie Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL Haiti

Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL

Since arriving on Monday Gleeson has visited a number of the facilities supported by GOAL.

From TheJournal.ie Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti World Aid

Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti

The young actor’s uncle worked with GOAL in the 1980s and 1990s.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation Read Me

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

From TheJournal.ie Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm Sandy

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm

Cuba’s government has been asked to help victims of Hurricane Sandy by suspending duties on imports of basic necessities such as food and medicine.

From TheJournal.ie Read Me: The Irish have not always been the victims of history History

Read Me: The Irish have not always been the victims of history

Joe O’Shea’s book throws light on the lesser-known bad boys of Irish antiquity, including one Kilkenny man who captured 12,000 slaves and launched 40 cross-Atlantic slave voyages in the early 18th century.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean

Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.

From TheJournal.ie Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets Firstworldproblems This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets

Charity turns Twitter hashtag on its head – what’s your reaction to it?

From TheJournal.ie Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast Isaac

Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast

It is seven years – almost to the day – since Hurrican Katrina devastated the same area in 2005.

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