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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Monday 25 October 2010
It was only 10 months ago that the international spotlight was focused on the misery of Haiti after an earthquake killed at least 200,000 people. But 10 months is a long time in the aid world.
Saturday 23 October 2010
Tuesday 28 September 2010
Hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean has been admitted to hospital because of stress and fatigue following his unsuccessful attempt to stand for president in Haiti.
Saturday 18 September 2010
Each week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a Dominican Republic beach holiday in early November. Prices are per person, based on two travelling together, and for 10 nights' all-inclusive board.
Friday 17 September 2010
Monday 23 August 2010
The hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean plans to appeal against a decision rejecting his presidential candidacy.
Sunday 22 August 2010
Singer Wyclef Jean's bid for Haiti's presidency ended on Friday when election officials disqualified him.
Saturday 21 August 2010
Haiti's electoral council has ruled that hip hop artist Wyclef Jean cannot run for president.
Thursday 19 August 2010
Hip hop star Wyclef Jean said today he was confident that Haiti election officials would accept his candidacy to run for president despite doubts over whether he meets the residency requirement.
Friday 06 August 2010
Haitian hip-hop star Wyclef Jean registered as a presidential contender yesterday, in a move into politics that generated an outburst of popular enthusiasm in his poor, earthquake-ravaged homeland.
Thursday 05 August 2010
He may be Haiti's best-known celebrity, but is he ready to be its head of state? That's the question Wyclef Jean must answer tonight, when he's expected to throw his back-to-front baseball cap into the ring by formally announcing his intention to stand in the country's forthcoming presidential elections.
Thursday 29 July 2010
The Foreign Office said today it was investigating reports that a British strip club owner was murdered on holiday in the Dominican Republic.
Thursday 29 July 2010
Clutching her baby for the first time since the Haiti earthquake, Marie Miracle Seignon's smile and middle name say it all.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
Singer Wyclef Jean is considering running for president of Haiti but has not decided whether to seek a five-year term as leader of the earthquake-ravaged nation.
Monday 12 July 2010
Six months after enduring one of the deadliest natural disasters of the past century, the small republic of Haiti is finally showing signs of recovery.
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