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Disorder, delays mar Haiti’s long-awaited election
Haiti
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Haiti
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Disorder, delays mar Haiti’s long-awaited election

Amélie Baron | AFP - August 9, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Sporadic violence, including the ransacking of polling stations in the capital, forced dozens of voting centers to close Sunday during Haiti's long-delayed legislative elections. With…

Border village in Haiti struggles with new Dominican rules
Haiti
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Haiti
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Border village in Haiti struggles with new Dominican rules

Joshua Partlow | The Washington Post - June 24, 2015

OUANAMINTHE, Haiti — Several mornings a week for the past five years, Smith Laflur has left his one-room cinder-block shack, walked past the stray goats and the…

The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians
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Global
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The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians

Abby Phillip | The Washington Post - June 17, 2015

There is an artificial line that splits the island of Hispaniola in two. On one side is Haiti, and on the other is the Dominican Republic. There…

Hollande in Haiti to promise help from resented France
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Global
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Hollande in Haiti to promise help from resented France

Sabine Wibaux and Amélie Baron | AFP - May 12, 2015

Also recommended: How the Clintons’ Haiti development plans succeed – and disappoint PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – President Francois Hollande arrived in Haiti on Tuesday to boost France's role…

Chilean peacekeeper killed in Haiti protest
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Crime
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Chilean peacekeeper killed in Haiti protest

AFP - April 13, 2015

A Chilean soldier who was part of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Haiti was shot dead Monday during a violent protest in the Caribbean nation, the mission…

US Coast Guard finds no survivors in Haiti shipwreck
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Global
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US Coast Guard finds no survivors in Haiti shipwreck

AFP - April 10, 2015

MIAMI, Florida — The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday it had found no survivors in its ongoing search off the coast of Haiti where a shipwreck left…

How the Clintons’ Haiti development plans succeed – and disappoint
Business
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Business
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How the Clintons’ Haiti development plans succeed – and disappoint

Kevin Sullivan and Rosalind S. Helderman | The Washington Post - March 21, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Deep in the Haitian countryside, peanut farmer Wismith Moricette epitomizes the success of Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton's charitable work: Through an innovative program backed…

Haiti in mourning after Carnival accident kills 16
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Haiti in mourning after Carnival accident kills 16

Clarens Renois | AFP - February 18, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti was plunged into mourning and Carnival festivities were canceled Tuesday after at least 16 people died when a high-voltage cable hit a parade…

Haiti unveils Cabinet to fill political vacuum
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Global
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Haiti unveils Cabinet to fill political vacuum

Louis-Joseph Olivier | AFP - January 19, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti's leaders unveiled the lineup Monday of a unity government supposed to bridge a dangerous political void and put the fragile Caribbean nation back on…

US embassy urges Haiti to resolve political crisis
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Global
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US embassy urges Haiti to resolve political crisis

AFP - January 11, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The U.S. embassy in Haiti urged the Caribbean country's politicians Sunday to find a solution to the political crisis that will soon see its…

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