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Political vacuum in Haiti could let president rule single-handedly

13 Jan 2020

PORT-AU-PRINCE Haitian President Jovenel Moise could be ruling by decree later this week, a scenario he said would help break the Caribbean nation's political deadlock but which critics fear will undermine its fragile democracy.

Decade after Haiti's big quake, president says aid system needs overhaul

12 Jan 2020

PORT-AU-PRINCE The international aid system is deeply flawed and needs an overhaul, Haitian President Jovenel Moise said on Saturday, almost 10 years since the impoverished Caribbean island nation was struck by one of the deadliest earthquakes in history.

Haitian slums descend into anarchy as crisis sparks worst violence in years

10 Dec 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Venite Bernard's feet are bloodied and torn because, she said, she had no time to grab her sandals when she fled her shack with her youngest children as gangsters roamed the Haitian capital's most notorious slum, shooting people in their homes.

In Haiti, protests wane, some schools open but crisis far from over

04 Dec 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Anti-government protests in Haiti are waning, with schools and businesses trying to re-open in the face of political gridlock and heightened violence in the Western Hemisphere's poorest country.

In Haiti, protests wane, some schools open but crisis far from over

04 Dec 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Anti-government protests in Haiti are waning, with schools and businesses trying to re-open in the face of political gridlock and heightened violence in the Western Hemisphere's poorest country.

Exclusive: Haiti's president warns of humanitarian crisis, calls for support

17 Nov 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti needs international support to tackle an unfolding humanitarian crisis, President Jovenel Moise said in an interview, two months into anti-government protests that have exacerbated food insecurity in the Americas' poorest nation.

Haitian Catholics march for political reform as protests spread

23 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE As Haiti entered a sixth week of violent anti-government protests over corruption and economic woes, Catholic leaders held a rare march on Tuesday calling for a resolution to the crisis that has paralysed the country and sweeping political reform.

Haiti opposition rejects president's assurances he will fight corruption

16 Oct 2019

HAVANA Haitian President Jovenel Moise said on Tuesday he was making moves to end the country's corrupt political and economic system, acknowledging one of the opposition's demands yet failing to convince protesters, who again took to the streets.

Singing and dancing, Haitians flock to streets in anti-government protest

14 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Thousands of Haitians packed the streets in Port-Au-Prince on Sunday to call for President Jovenel Moise's resignation, singing and dancing in a carnival-like protest led by artists after weeks of intensifying anti-government demonstrations.

Journalist's killing fuels ire of Haiti protesters

12 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE The killing of a journalist who had closely covered Haiti's political and economic crisis fuelled the anger of protesters on Friday, as they clashed with police and pressed calls for the president of the impoverished nation to resign.

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