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An electrifying storm over Haiti’s capital
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Haiti
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An electrifying storm over Haiti’s capital

AFP - September 26, 2014

Lightning strikes over the sea along the coast of the Haitian capital, Port au Prince, during an evening thunderstorm on September 24, 2014.

Haiti’s former President Aristide faces corruption probe
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Haiti’s former President Aristide faces corruption probe

AFP - August 7, 2014

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is facing a money laundering, corruption and drug trafficking probe, officials said Thursday. Port-au-Prince civil court judge Raymond Jean Michel…

Clashes as Haiti’s pop star-turned-president marks three years in power
Haiti
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Haiti
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Clashes as Haiti’s pop star-turned-president marks three years in power

AFP - May 14, 2014

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Clashes between protesters and police marked Haitian President Michel Martelly's three years in power Wednesday, with at least one person shot in the confrontations.…

Haiti cholera victims file new lawsuit against UN
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Crime
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Haiti cholera victims file new lawsuit against UN

AFP - March 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Victims of Haiti's deadly post-earthquake cholera epidemic filed a new lawsuit Tuesday against the United Nations in U.S. federal court, demanding compensation over the…

Haiti’s first cardinal will tell pope of country’s woes
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Global
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Haiti’s first cardinal will tell pope of country’s woes

Clarens Renois | AFP - February 20, 2014

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – For the first time, a Haitian has been named a cardinal – and he's vowing to "bring the reality" of his tiny, impoverished Caribbean…

Haiti marks fourth anniversary of quake that killed 250,000
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Archive
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Haiti marks fourth anniversary of quake that killed 250,000

Clarens Renois - January 12, 2014

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti --- Haiti marked four years on Sunday since a violent earthquake shattered the impoverished nation, which is still struggling to recover from the widespread devastation…

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Haiti’s ‘Baby Doc’ to face corruption trial?

AFP - February 2, 2012

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier should face trial for embezzlement during his 15-year rule, an investigating judge said Monday. However, judge Jean Carves told…

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From pop star to president: Michel Martelly becomes Haiti’s 56th president

EFE - May 15, 2011

PORT-AU-PRINCE – “Haiti first, Haiti always,” said Michel Martelly as he was sworn in Saturday as Haiti’s 56th president. Martelly, 50, promised to deliver “concrete solutions” for…

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‘Baby Doc’ arrested in Haiti

EFE - January 21, 2011

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier was charged with embezzling public funds Tuesday, but a judge must still decide whether the indictment can go forward. The…

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