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UN says near-term end to Haiti peacekeeping mission is 'likely'

Port-au-prince - The United Nations is likely to withdraw its peacekeeping troops from Haiti, a top UN official said Thursday, scaling back the 12-year mission blamed for a 2010 cholera epidemic.

Haiti premier resigns, allowing Moise to form government

Port-au-prince - Haitian Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles resigned Thursday, opening the door for the country's new president, Jovenel Moise, to form a new government.

Jovenel Moise sworn in as Haiti's new president

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise was sworn in Tuesday as Haiti's 58th president, ending a protracted electoral crisis that had created a power vacuum in the impoverished, disaster-prone Caribbean nation.

Party of Haiti president-elect wins majority of parliament

Port-au-prince - The party of President-elect Jovenel Moise won a majority in both houses of Haiti's parliament according to results announced Friday, just days before he takes the oath of office.

Low turnout in Haiti's local elections

Port-au-prince - Haitians turned out in low numbers for local elections on Sunday, exhibiting little enthusiasm for the final step in an agonizing electoral marathon that is finally coming to a close.

Haiti's electoral marathon finally to come to an end

Port-au-prince - An agonizing electoral marathon that began in Haiti in 2015 with a presidential vote that was later annulled comes to a close with local elections on Sunday.

Haiti president-elect denies alleged money laundering

Port-au-prince - Haiti's President-elect Jovenel Moise on Wednesday dismissed accusations that he had laundered money as an "invention," after spending hours answering questions from an investigating judge.

Jovenel Moise: banana businessman now Haiti president

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise, a Haitian banana exporter who has never held political office, has survived the country's long-running electoral nightmare to become its next president.

Losers in Haitian election cry foul

Port-au-prince - The losers in Haiti's presidential election insisted Wednesday they will not recognise political neophyte Jovenel Moise as the winner, calling the officially declared result a political coup.

Haiti's president-elect faces daunting challenges

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise, the winner of Haiti's presidential elections, now faces the daunting challenge of leading a desperately poor and politically-divided Caribbean nation.

Jovenel Moise confirmed as Haiti's new president: official

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise won Haiti's presidential elections with 55.6 percent of the first round vote held on November 20, according to official results.

Jovenel Moise confirmed as Haiti's new president: official

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise won Haiti's presidential elections with 55.6 percent of the first round vote held on November 20, according to official results released Tuesday.

Fighting Haiti's cholera outbreak requires more funds: UN

Port-au-prince - The cholera outbreak that hit Haiti after Hurricane Matthew slammed the island has been contained but persists due to lack of funding, according to the United Nations.

Haiti's political uncertainty stunts economic growth

Port-au-prince - Haiti's economy expanded by only 1.4 percent this year, according to official figures released Wednesday, as the impoverished country's electoral crisis is discouraging investment, with prospects for 2017 even more dismal.

Haiti orders review of presidential vote results

Port-au-prince - Haiti's three main opposition parties won a victory in their challenge to last month's presidential election after the country's electoral court ordered a review of the preliminary results Monday night.

Haiti presidential candidates challenge vote results

Port-au-prince - Three Haitian presidential candidates have formally contested the election's preliminary results, their parties said Friday, after the vote count gave the ruling party's Jovenel Moise an outright victory in last month's first-round.

New Haiti leader claims victory and calls for order

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise, the provisional winner of Haiti's presidential election with 55 percent of the vote in the first round, has claimed victory, calling on demonstrators to stand down and restore order in the capital.

UN chief Ban apologizes to Haitian people over cholera epidemic

New York - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday apologized for the first time to the people of Haiti for the role played by the world body's peacekeepers in sparking a devastating cholera epidemic in the country.

Demonstrators against Haiti vote outcome clash with police

Port-au-prince - Haitian police stopped hundreds of demonstrators challenging the presidential election's outcome on Wednesday, blocking them, clashing with stone-throwers and lobbing tear gas to disperse the crowds.

Haiti vote results contested, spark protests

Port-au-prince - Businessman Jovenel Moise's election as Haiti's next president was challenged by losing rival candidates, signaling more political upheaval in the troubled nation as sporadic protests erupted in the capital.

Presidential frontrunner wants to lift Haiti's fortunes with farming

Port-au-prince - The man who appears to have won the first round of Haiti's presidential election, Jovenel Moise, says he wants to lift the Caribbean country out of poverty by reviving its agricultural sector.

Moise wants to lift Haiti's fortunes with farming

Port-au-prince - The man who appears to have won the first round of Haiti's presidential election, Jovenel Moise, says he wants to lift the Caribbean country out of poverty by reviving its agricultural sector.

Moise wins Haiti presidential vote in first round: early results

Port-au-prince - Businessman Jovenel Moise appealed for unity after official preliminary results showed he won Haiti's presidential election in the first round.

Haiti's leader calls for calm before election results released

Port-au-prince - Haiti's interim leader Jocelerme Privert on Monday called for calm before preliminary results from the first round of the Caribbean country's presidential election are released later in the day.

Haitians vote in hopes of restoring constitutional order

Port-au-prince - Haitians cast their ballots Sunday for president and members of the legislature in elections that had been delayed for more than a year by a constitutional crisis.Nearly 6.

Haitians vote hoping to restore constitutional order

Port-au-prince - Haitians go to the polls Sunday to elect a president and lawmakers, in hopes of restoring the country to constitutional order after more than a year of political crisis.Nearly 6.

Haiti struggles to organize vote in hurricane's aftermath

Les Cayes - Tensions are high at a school in the Haitian city of Les Cayes where victims of Hurricane Matthew have been housed for six weeks but worry they will be thrown out to make way for voting Sunday.

Haiti's endless electoral crisis

Port-au-prince - More than six million Haitians are due to vote on Sunday in their latest attempt in an 18-month-long effort to choose a president and parliament.

A month post-hurricane, Haiti's most vulnerable desperate for aid

Jeremie - As she attempts to build a small shelter with old sheets, single mother Fabienne Jacynthe scolds children playing with the precious few rusty nails she could find.

Haiti aid hard to come by one month after hurricane

Les Cayes - In southern Haiti, trunks of uprooted trees still litter fields and beaches as if Hurricane Matthew blew through and left its trail of death and destruction only yesterday.
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Boxed meals that will be served to people who survived the earthquake in Haiti, Jan. 21, 2010, Mirebalais, Haiti.
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U.S. military members distribute food and water to Haitian citizens Jan. 17, 2010, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, who were affected by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010.
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Marushka and Pediatric Orthopaedic Physician Assistant, Kim O'Brien, awaiting foot surgery at Le Hopital Sacre Coeur in Milot, Haiti following the earthquake in Port-au-Prince.
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Nissan partnered with the Clinton Foundation to bring 30 Nissan workhorse trucks to Haiti to assist ...
Nissan partnered with the Clinton Foundation to bring 30 Nissan workhorse trucks to Haiti to assist in moving relief supplies to isolated areas of the earthquake ravaged island.
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Red Cross continue to supply emergency disaster relief around the world
Red Cross continue to supply emergency disaster relief around the world
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A street in Haiti devastated by the earthquake
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October 21 the Italian Red Cross water treatment plant was put into action with the Colombian Red Cr...
October 21,the Italian Red Cross water treatment plant was put into action with the Colombian Red Cross helping with packing and loading. Teams worked through the night to fill one truck with 1/2 litres sachets of treated water. On Wednesday 20 October, the Haitian Red Cross sent a truck loaded with medical supplies to the main hospital in Saint Marc. Already these supplies, including IV fluids, antibiotics and first aid kits, are being used to treat patients. On Friday 22 October, a convoy of t
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Devastation in Haiti by Hurricane Sandy
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This photo was taken on November 28, 2010. peacekeeper
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Haiti is being hit especially hard by Category 4 Hurricane Matthew today.
Haiti is being hit especially hard by Category 4 Hurricane Matthew today.
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Today's Terra Satellite pass over Matthew as it churns toward Haiti and Jamaica.
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Hurricane damage in Les Cayes, Haiti. The town is almost totally destroyed.
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Satellite image showing deforestation in Haiti. This image depicts the border between Haiti (left) and the Dominican Republic (right).
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French rescuers pull a man from rubble in Haiti
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