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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.

Cuba acknowledges 'vestiges' of racism, launches program to fight it

23 Nov 2019

HAVANA Cuba's government has launched a program to combat racism, acknowledging that a problem that Fidel Castro tried to eliminate after the 1959 leftist revolution remains unresolved.

Cuba accuses U.S. embassy of abetting country's leading dissident

20 Nov 2019

HAVANA Communist-run Cuba accused the U.S. embassy in Havana on Wednesday of having fomented the "counterrevolutionary" activity of leading dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer whom it arrested nearly two months ago.

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.

'Viva Felipe!': Communist-run Cuba welcomes Spanish king

12 Nov 2019

HAVANA With cries of "Viva Felipe!" and "Viva Espana!" Cubans greeted King Felipe in Old Havana, the first state visit ever by a Spanish monarch to Cuba, Spain's former colony turned Communist-run nation.

First Spanish royal visit crowns Havana's 500th party

12 Nov 2019

HAVANA Cuba is in party mode this week, despite tough economic times worsened by tighter U.S. sanctions, as it prepares for its first state visit by a Spanish king, to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, the capital.

Oil-rich Venezuela and Russia come to aid of ally Cuba, but its energy woes persist

05 Oct 2019

HAVANA/MEXICO CITY A flotilla of shipments from Venezuela gave Cuba some respite this week from crippling fuel shortages in the wake of tougher U.S. sanctions, while Russia's prime minister pledged during a visit to the island on Friday to help develop its energy sector.

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-Oil-rich Venezuela and Russia come to aid of ally Cuba, but its energy woes persist

05 Oct 2019

HAVANA/MEXICO CITY, Oct 4 A flotilla of shipments from Venezuela gave Cuba some respite this week from crippling fuel shortages in the wake of tougher U.S. sanctions, while Russia's prime minister pledged during a visit to the island on Friday to help develop its energy sector.

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