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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Sunday 18 March 2012
Treasure Island: The Next Generation
Saturday 18 February 2012
He's the Hollywood star turned activist who's riled people throughout his career. And now the British are in his sights
Sunday 12 February 2012
It's 20 minutes' drive from a 20,000-strong Native American reservation, which is now suing brewers and the town's off-licences
Sunday 08 January 2012
More than 500,000 people are still living in tents, despite massive aid operation
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Sonia Pierre, a human rights activist who had fought discrimination against Dominicans of Haitian descent since she was a child, died on 4 December following a heart attack at the age of 48. For decades her activism had made her the target of threats in the Dominican Republic, which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, but it earned her recognition from overseas as a defender of human rights, including an award from Amnesty International in 2003.
Thursday 01 December 2011
Henri Haiti, the suspected killer of a German man feared to have been eaten by cannibals on the island of Nuku Hiva, has given himself up after a 50-day manhunt.
Friday 02 September 2011
A one-time aide to the former US president Bill Clinton is being nominated to be the Haitian Prime Minister.
Saturday 13 August 2011
Oxfam GB's country director in Haiti has resigned amid an inquiry into allegations of staff misconduct, the charity has said.
Thursday 23 June 2011
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.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
A US report says death toll from last year's disaster was exaggerated
Friday 13 May 2011
Friday 06 May 2011
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?
Thursday 07 April 2011
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.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
Tuesday 05 April 2011
Police patrolled the streets and businesses boarded up windows yesterday as Haitians awaited the delayed preliminary results from last month's presidential election.
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