13 Jul 2022

Thousands trapped by fighting in Haitian capital, aid group warns

Thousands of haitians are trapped in Port-au-Prince without food, water or essential supply access according to Médecins Sans Frontiéres. The citizens are trapped by the fighting ongoing between rival groups for control over the neighborhood Cité Soleil.  The fighting began for this neighborhood on July 8, blocking the delivery of

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02 Jun 2022

Surging gang violence in Haiti’s capital leaves nearly 200 dead in one month

Nearly 200 people have been killed and thousands have been displaced in one month in Haiti’s capital due to a rise in gang violence. The gang violence began increasing in late April in Port-au-Prince as rival gangs began seizing territory with more intensity. More than 16.800 people were forced to

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01 Jun 2022

Surging gang violence in Haiti’s capital leaves nearly 200 dead in one month

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) released a report this week, in which its findings regarding surging gang violence in Haiti were detailed. According to OCHA, the rampant gang violence in Port-au-Prince has left nearly 200 dead and thousands more displaced in May alone. The

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21 Jan 2022

US extradites second suspect in assassination of Haiti’s President

A second subject in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise has been extradited to the United States. Rodolphe Jaar will be presented with the charges on Thursday in his initial court appearance in Miami. Jaar is one of several suspects that has been at large for months after the

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17 Dec 2021

Remaining missionaries kidnapped in Haiti released by gang, says justice minister

The remaining hostages kidnapped by an armed gang in Haiti two months ago were released on Thursday. 17 missionaries from Christian Aid Ministries were kidnapped by men on October 16th while riving through the suburb of Croix des Bouquets. The group of 16 Americans and one Canadian were on their

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14 Dec 2021

At least 54 dead after gas tanker explodes in Haiti’s second largest city

On Monday, 54 individuals died after a tanker transporting gasoline exploded in Cap-Haitien, Haiti’s second-largest city. Haiti officials addressed the attack, confirming that dozens more were injured as a result of the incident and are receiving medical care. Medical officials issued a public appeal for blood donations due to the

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18 Oct 2021

Powerful gang behind kidnapping of 17 US and Canadian missionaries in Haiti, security source says

One of Haiti’s most powerful gangs, the 400 Mawozo, is believed to be responsible for the kidnapping of 17 American and Canadian missionaries over the weekend. The missionaries visited an orphanage on Saturday in Croix des Bouquets, a suburb northeast of Port-au-Prince. As the individuals were traveling from the orphanage

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17 Sep 2021

US immigration: Thousands gather under bridge at US-Mexico border in growing crisis

Over 10,000 migrants have gathered under the bridge at the US-Mexico border that connects Del Rio in Texan to Mexico’s Ciudad Acuna. A temporary camp has been set up there and has been growing in numbers in the past few days. Most of the migrants are from Haiti and are

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15 Sep 2021

Haiti Prosecutor Seeks Charges Against Prime Minister in President’s Assassination

On Tuesday, leading Haitian prosecutor Ben-Ford Claude called on Judge Garry Orélien to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in connection with the July assassination of former Haitian President Jovenel Moïse. The Prime Minister fired the prosecutor in the latest updates to the assassination story that has deepened the country’s political

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16 Aug 2021

Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Climbs to 1,297 as Storm Nears

In Haiti, at least 1,297 people are known to have died as a result of a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that occurred on Saturday. An unknown number of individuals remain missing. Rescue workers are rushing to locate survivors of the earthquake as a tropical storm makes its way towards the nation.

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