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Dirty and dangerous: Strike exposes Haiti's crumbling hospitals

Port-au-prince - When a pregnant woman died outside one of Haiti's major public hospitals in Port-au-Prince last week, her family and neighbors lashed out in despair and anger.

UN Council 'disappointment' over lack of Haiti vote

Port-au-prince - The UN Security Council expressed "deep disappointment" with electoral gridlock in Haiti Saturday, a day in which the country had been slated to inaugurate a new president but did not due to an indefinitely postponed vote.

Haiti drill preps city of Cap Haitien for major earthquake, tsunami

Cap-ha - A school gymnasium fills with hundreds of students seeking shelter from an earthquake and tsunami, with whistles at the ready in case they are trapped by rubble and need to be rescued.

Andre Berto trashes Victor Ortiz by KO in round 4

Former WBA welterweight champion Andre Berto avenged his loss to Victor Ortiz five years ago when he knocked out Ortiz in the fourth round of their non-title fight Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

EU announces additional 38 million euros in aid for Haiti

Port-au-prince - The European Union said it was giving an additional 38 million euros in cash aid to Haiti, which is combatting drought and a migration crisis with neighboring Dominican Republic.The funding included 12.

Victor Ortiz aims to duplicate win over Andre Berto in rematch

Former WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz is aiming to duplicate his first victory over Andre Berto as they collide on April 30 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., in a 12-round, nontitle fight.

Tourist trinkets crafted by Haiti's child artisans

Port-au-prince - Seated on an earthen floor on the outskirts of Haiti's capital city, seven-year-old Samuel Jean fashions a little boat from a piece of wrought iron.

No end in sight to Haiti vote crisis

Port-au-prince - Haiti's tortuous election process looks set to drag on after the interim president said Wednesday the second round of presidential voting will not take place before his term ends in mid-May.

Looking for clean water a never-ending task for many Haitians

Port-au-prince - Under the blazing sun in Haiti, Malinka Dorleus trudges up a hill with a 20-liter bucket of water on her head -- a trip she makes up to four times a day.

New vote postponement prolongs Haiti political crisis

Port-au-prince - Haiti's runoff presidential election, which has been postponed multiple times amid a paralyzing electoral crisis, will not be held at the end of the month as previously scheduled, its election authority said Tuesday.

Celebrated hotel in Haiti gutted by fire

P - A fire early Monday ravaged one of the oldest hotel-restaurants in the upscale hilltop suburb of Petionville overlooking Port-au-Prince.

Boost to vote hopes as Haiti electoral body sworn in

Port-au-prince - The nine members of Haiti's new provisional electoral council (CEP) took office Wednesday, tasked with relaunching the election process that was left in limbo in January after opposition protests.

Haiti's interim leadership swears in new cabinet

Port-au-prince - Haiti's interim leader, Jocelerme Privert, officially swore in his cabinet Monday, promising an urgent push forward to get the Caribbean nation's electoral process back on track.

Haiti has a new prime minister amid political crisis

Port-au-prince - Haiti's interim president named a new prime minister after the last one was essentially rejected by parliament in the latest chapter of the poor country's chronic political instability.

At least 7 killed in Haiti tanker truck explosion

Port-au-prince - At least seven people were killed and about 30 others seriously burned Thursday in Haiti when a tanker truck transporting fuel for the Total oil company caught fire and exploded.

UN expert condemns Haiti prison overcrowding, conditions

Port-au-prince - A UN human rights expert on Tuesday condemned overcrowding at Haitian prisons and the slow pace of the country's legal system that has left many suspects awaiting court dates languishing behind bars.

Haiti names ex-Central Bank head as prime minister

Port-au-prince - Haiti's interim leader Jocelerme Privert named a former Central Bank governor as prime minister to help pull the country out of a paralyzing electoral crisis.

Haiti interim president vows to hold former leaders accountable

Port-au-prince - Haiti's interim president Jocelerme Privert vowed Friday to do "everything in his power" to hold the previous administration accountable for its actions, amid allegations of corruption and mismanagement.

Haiti lawmakers elect Jocelerme Privert as interim president

Port-au-prince - Haitian lawmakers early Sunday elected Jocelerme Privert as the troubled country's interim president to fill a power vacuum following the departure of Michel Martelly, after a vote to choose his successor was postponed over fears of violence.

Haitian lawmakers meet to elect interim president

Port-au-prince - Haitian lawmakers were set to elect an interim president Saturday to fill the power vacuum following the departure of Michel Martelly, after a vote to choose his replacement was postponed over fears of violence.
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