At least 17 migrants from Haiti died on Wednesday when their overloaded sailboat capsized as it was being towed to shore in the Turks and Caicos Islands, officials in the British territory said.
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Wednesday 27 November 2013
Vessel from Haiti was 'overloaded and unseaworthy' says US Coast Guard
World Championships 2013: Yelena Isinbayeva finally gives Russian crowd a reason to be cheerful in Moscow
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Pole-vaulter rolls back the years to take gold as controversial LaShawn Merritt is surprise winner of 400m
Monday 12 August 2013
The gay and lesbian community is often too afraid to report rights violations
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Italy were embarrassed by Haiti in Rio last night as the unheralded Caribbean side scored two goals in the last five minutes to secure a 2-2 draw in a friendly despite falling behind after 19 seconds.
Friday 10 May 2013
A magnificent meditation on loss and political exile as a great Haitian writer returns home
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Call-girl withdraws allegations after admitting she was paid to make it all up claims New Jersey Democrat in clear over sex orgy scandal but is still under investigation
Saturday 23 February 2013
Survivors of epidemic, which has killed 8,000 people, condemn ‘immoral’ decision to claim immunity
Friday 22 February 2013
When the United States and European countries began trading with Japan in the late 1850s, they forced the Japanese authorities to grant their nationals immunity from prosecution in the Japanese courts.
Sunday 21 October 2012
Why go in 2013? To get there before everyone else does
Saturday 13 October 2012
Wyclef Jean spoke passionately about the failures of established aid agencies
Monday 27 August 2012
Haiti's death toll from Tropical Storm Isaac has jumped to 19, while five people have died in the neighboring Dominican Republic, government officials said.
Saturday 25 August 2012
Tropical Storm Isaac swept across Haiti's southern peninsula early today, dousing a capital city prone to flooding and areas of the poor nation still trying to recover from the terrible 2010 earthquake.
Monday 06 August 2012
GB captain was disgusted with his hurdles semi-final, he tells Simon Turnbull
Thursday 07 June 2012
Photographer and artist Leah Gordon explores the practice in Haiti of grading skin colour from black to white, referred to as Caste, in a series of new photographs.
Friday 23 March 2012
The best books are written with an ear to somebody. Treasure Island was written in 1883 for Robert Louis Stevenson's 15-year-old stepson, Lloyd Osbourne. It was intended to be a boy's book in the mould of RM Ballantyne's Coral Island, Captain Marryat's Masterman Ready, and Fennimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans, ripping yarns all. It succeeded beyond Stevenson's wildest dreams, becoming a cornerstone of childhood literary memory, indirectly inspiring masterpieces as different as Peter Pan, Swallows and Amazons and High Wind in Jamaica, and directly spawning a dozen forgotten prequels and sequels.
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