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Cubans turn Haiti into unlikely shopping oasis

Cubans make all the way to Haiti to do shopping due to the cheaper prices of goods.

Haiti: 25 pelajar Kanada terperangkap berlepas pulang

131 pelancong Kanada juga dibawa keluar dari sebuah pusat peranginan di Haiti selepas terperangkap selama seminggu susulan pergolakan di negara itu.

Haiti president breaks silence after week of violent unrest

At least 7 people have died as Haiti has been plunged into political crisis, with everyday life paralysed by protests and barricades in the largest towns.

Protests, violence paralyse Haiti capital

Schools, shops and municipal offices are shuttered for fear of more violence.

Haiti quake toll rises to 17

The quake and several aftershocks were felt as far away as the capital Port-au-Prince, sparking fear among residents still reeling from the massive 2010 earthquake that left at least 200,000 people dead.

Haiti quake kills at least 14, more than 100 injured

Some houses in the worst-affected areas were destroyed by the earthquake.

Haiti digegar gempa, 10 dilaporkan terbunuh

Ketua polis di wilayah barat daya, Jackson Hilaire berkata, 7 terbunuh di Port-de-Paix, sebuah bandar berhampiran pusat gempa.

At least 11 dead in Haiti earthquake

Government spokesman Eddy Jackson Alexis told AFP that 11 people were so far reported dead, adding that a disaster response task force had been set up.

Datuk bandar Haiti didera pasangan

Datuk Bandar Tabarre, Nice Simon melarikan diri dari rumah dan ke sebuah hospital untuk mendapatkan rawatan serta sijil perubatan bagi memfailkan aduan.

UK watchdog accuses aid groups of failing to tackle sexual misconduct

The International Development Committee (IDC) said the humanitarian sector's response towards widespread sexual abuse was one of complacency, verging on complicity.

Haiti should make plan to gradually lower fuel subsidies, IMF says

The International Monetary Fund said that the plan should also include measures to help the poorest in the country,

Haitian civil unrest enters third day despite fuel hike reversal

The US embassy warned its citizens to avoid the unrest in the capital Port-au-Prince and reschedule any travel plans as several airlines cancelled flights.

Haiti suspends fuel price hike after arson, looting, gunfire

Just before the suspension was announced, the leader of Haiti's lower house of parliament had threatened a government takeover if the fuel price increases were not reversed.

Canada granting refugee status to fewer illegal border-crossers

The majority of the illegal immigrants are from either Haiti or Nigeria.

Haiti maintains ties with Taiwan at Beijing’s expense

Haiti's decision to have diplomatic ties with Taiwan instead of China stood in contrast to the decision made by the neighbouring Dominican Republic just one day prior.

Health officials warn of diphtheria in Venezuela, Haiti

Diphtheria cases have also been detected in Brazil and Colombia.

Haiti police fear the worst in search for missing journalist

Vladjimir Legagneur has been missing since March 14, 2018.

Report calls for prosecution of rights abusers under Duvalier

The FIDH said that time was running out to being Haitian human rights abusers under the Duvalier regime to justice.

Haiti, UN clash over probe into alleged misuse of Petrocaribe funds

Haiti has a long tradition of corruption, and international partners and anti-graft watchdogs have often blamed Haitian politicians for failing to crack down on the scourge.

Haiti suspends Oxfam GB’s operating right amid misconduct probe

Minister says the government will declare Oxfam GB 'persona non grata' if investigations reveal a link between the funds the aid organisation receives and the sex crimes committed.

Oxfam investigates new sexual misconduct cases as MPs grill bosses

Last week, Oxfam unveiled an action plan to tackle sexual harassment and abuse, including creating a new vetting system for staff.

Haiti’s national carnival: a unifying release, despite controversies

Haiti's national carnival has allowed many performers to come to the forefront, but has also drawn controversy.

Oxfam International boss says Haiti scandal ‘breaks my heart’

Winnie Byanyima, however, hopes to restore the trust and vows to be honest, transparent and accountable in addressing the sexual misconduct.

UK reviews Oxfam work amid Haiti prostitutes scandal

The Department for International Development (DFID) says the UK-based charity's leaders "showed a lack of judgement" in investigating the matter.

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