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Pressure mounts on Costa Rica-Nicaragua border after migrant shelter closes
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Pressure mounts on Costa Rica-Nicaragua border after migrant shelter closes

Zach Dyer - July 15, 2016

Mattieu Komlou didn't know where he was going to sleep Thursday night. That afternoon, he and two other friends he’s traveling with left on a bus from Los…

Nowhere to go: A day at a Costa Rica migrant shelter
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nowhere to go: A day at a Costa Rica migrant shelter

Zach Dyer - June 28, 2016

PASO CANOAS, Puntarenas — As the sun comes up people start to line up outside the mobile immigration processing center at the Red Cross camp just steps…

1 dead, 4 missing as flooding hits Haiti
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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1 dead, 4 missing as flooding hits Haiti

AFP - February 29, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – One person died and four others were missing in flooding that hit Haiti, leaving at least 9,600 houses in the deeply impoverished Caribbean country underwater, officials…

Haiti election postponed amid street violence
Haiti
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Haiti
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Haiti election postponed amid street violence

Amelie Baron | AFP - January 22, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti abandoned plans on Friday to hold a presidential run-off election this weekend after fierce street battles, leaving the country once more in political limbo.…

US backs Haiti vote plan despite opposition boycott threat
Haiti
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Haiti
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US backs Haiti vote plan despite opposition boycott threat

AFP - January 19, 2016

WASHINGTON -- The United States stood by its support for Haiti's troubled electoral process on Tuesday despite the opposition presidential candidate's threat to boycott next week's run-off poll.…

Haiti opposition presidential candidate won’t participate in election
Latin America
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Latin America
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Haiti opposition presidential candidate won’t participate in election

Amelie Baron | AFP - January 19, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti's opposition presidential candidate Jude Célestin said Monday he will not participate in a planned run-off, calling it a farce with only one candidate. The January…

Haiti postpones presidential runoff vote
Global
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Global
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Haiti postpones presidential runoff vote

AFP - December 22, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti has pushed back next week's presidential runoff vote, election officials said Monday, without immediately announcing a new date. The runoff had been scheduled for…

Haiti on the outside looking in at ‘Star Wars’ delirium
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Haiti on the outside looking in at ‘Star Wars’ delirium

AFP - December 22, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Without a single functioning movie theatre in their country, Haitians have been feeling left out in recent days, while much of the rest of the…

Honduras, Myanmar, Haiti top disaster risk list, says climate group
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#cop21
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Honduras, Myanmar, Haiti top disaster risk list, says climate group

David Williams | AFP - December 3, 2015

LE BOURGET, France – Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti top a new list of nations hardest hit by two decades of storms, floods and landslides that killed more…

Amid post-election chaos in Haiti, diplomat Kenneth Merten defends U.S. policies
Haiti
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Haiti
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Amid post-election chaos in Haiti, diplomat Kenneth Merten defends U.S. policies

Larry Luxner - November 27, 2015

WASHINGTON — One month after Haitians went to the polls to choose a new president, Haiti’s electoral council has announced the official results — triggering violent protests by…

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