Haiti protests grow over man's 'rape' by UN troops

Renewed protests were expected in Haiti last night, amid mounting controversy over claims that UN peacekeepers sexually assaulted an 18-year-old man and then shared a videotape of the incident.

Another blow to UN in Haiti with claims of sex attack by peacekeepers

Mobile phone video claiming to show rape stokes anger at agency's mission

Clinton aide mooted as Haitian PM

A one-time aide to the former US president Bill Clinton is being nominated to be the Haitian Prime Minister.

Oxfam official quits Haiti post

Oxfam GB's country director in Haiti has resigned amid an inquiry into allegations of staff misconduct, the charity has said.

African famine appeal fails to draw enough donations

British donations to tackle the drought crisis affecting millions of people in the Horn of Africa have fallen far short of previous appeals.

Leve Kanpe! Saving the Iron Market

The Iron Market - Marche en Fer - in Port-au-Prince has been iconic symbol of Haitian community aspiration for over 120 years.

Haitian president's choice for PM is vetoed

Members of Haiti's parliament have rejected President Michel Martelly's choice for the next prime minister, plunging the country into political uncertainty as a new government struggles to get its footing.

The rift over the real cost of Haiti's earthquake

A US report says death toll from last year's disaster was exaggerated

Rhodri Marsden: A Twitpic of my dinner – but do I own the rights?

On Sunday I took a photo of my dinner and I posted it on the internet. Yeah, I know. An improvised salad featuring some roast duck, chicory, oranges and lentils (right), it left me feeling sufficiently proud to want to show it off to any online passers-by.

Haiti: a new chapter

On Saturday the people of Haiti will mark a new chapter in their country’s history as Michael Martelly becomes the island nation’s 56th President.

Guy Adams: A battle that was lost on the streets

In the frantic aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, you heard a similar refrain across Port-au-Prince: where on earth, most Haitians were asking, is the UN when you actually need it?

Haiti's cholera misery: 5,000 dead – and UN peacekeepers to blame

Report likely to raise tensions in earthquake-ravaged nation

'Sweet Micky' promises change for Haiti

The president-elect wore a conservative grey suit for his first news conference since his election victory as Haitians wondered how this charismatic musician with a bad-boy past would govern the country in crisis.

'Sweet Micky' becomes new president of Haiti

The popular carnival musician enjoys a landslide victory but now must convince elite to help him repair a broken country
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