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Mexican security forces detain 800 Central American migrants

24 Jan 2020

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico Mexican authorities on Thursday adopted tougher measures against Central American migrants, detaining 800 of them who had entered Mexico illegally from Guatemala intending to reach the border with the United States. | Video

Haiti's cyclists brave protests and poor roads in race for gold

08 Nov 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Ousline Georges, 22, only started to take cycling seriously a year ago, wary of the many hurdles she faced such as the prohibitive cost of a decent bicycle and the treacherous roads in her home country of Haiti, the poorest in the Americas.

RPT-WIDER IMAGE-Haiti's cyclists brave protests and poor roads in race for gold

08 Nov 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Nov 8 Ousline Georges, 22, only started to take cycling seriously a year ago, wary of the many hurdles she faced such as the prohibitive cost of a decent bicycle and the treacherous roads in her home country of Haiti, the poorest in the Americas.

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.

U.N. peacekeeping mission to Haiti ends after 15 years with mixed legacy

15 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE The United Nations ended its 15-year-long peacekeeping and justice mission to stabilise Haiti on Tuesday with a mixed legacy highlighted by the fact the country is entering its fifth week of violent anti-government protests.

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.

Journalist's killing fuels ire of Haiti protesters

11 Oct 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 11 The killing of a journalist who had closely covered Haiti's political and economic crisis fueled protesters' anger on Friday as they marched by the thousands on the home of President Jovenel Moise to press their calls for his resignation.

Haitians abandon forgotten town, isolated for over a decade

11 Jan 2019

BOUCAN FERDINAND, Haiti Near the bottom of the island of Hispaniola in southeast Haiti is a forgotten village, cut off from its own country, and slowly emptying as its residents leave for the neighboring Dominican Republic.

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