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A year since COVID-19 outbreak, Haitians await vaccines amid surging violence, political instability
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A year since COVID-19 outbreak, Haitians await vaccines amid surging violence, political instability

Haiti’s lack of vaccines comes as it reports more than 12,700 cases and 250 deaths, numbers that experts believe are underreported. Perceptions also remain a big challenge. While face masks remain mandatory at Haiti businesses, airport closures and curfews have long since been lifted, and other precautions are rare.

Belize's national football team briefly held up at gun point by insurgents in Haiti, says federation
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Belize's national football team briefly held up at gun point by insurgents in Haiti, says federation

The central American country's team — known as the Jaguars — is currently in Haiti for a World Cup 2022 qualifier in the capital Port-Au-Prince on 25 March.

Haiti jailbreak: Prison director and gang leader among 25 killed, 400 inmates escape
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Haiti jailbreak: Prison director and gang leader among 25 killed, 400 inmates escape

The breakout at Croix-des-Bouquets prison was believed to be an attempt to free gang leader Arnel Joseph, who had been Haiti's most wanted fugitive until his 2019 arrest

FIFA ban Haiti football chief Yves Jean-Bart for life after sex abuse investigation
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FIFA ban Haiti football chief Yves Jean-Bart for life after sex abuse investigation

The 73-year-old Jean-Bart was found guilty by FIFA of having abused his position and having sexually harassed and abused various female players, including minors, the independent Ethics Committee of world football's governing body ruled.

Latin America grappling with a 'decline of democracy' under coronavirus pandemic
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Latin America grappling with a 'decline of democracy' under coronavirus pandemic

The gradual undermining of democratic rules during an economic crisis and a public health catastrophe could leave Latin America primed for slower growth and an increase in corruption and human rights abuses

At Haiti's Diner en Blanc 2019 celebration, chic attendees, Jessie Woo performance are highlights
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At Haiti's Diner en Blanc 2019 celebration, chic attendees, Jessie Woo performance are highlights

On 10 August, 2019, tourists and locals all came together to enjoy the festivities of Cap Haitien's social event of the season, Dîner en Blanc in the coastal city in Haiti.

CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Mexico ride on Raul Jiminez's late penalty to beat Haiti, advance to final
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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Mexico ride on Raul Jiminez's late penalty to beat Haiti, advance to final

Mexico beat Haiti with a late penalty strike in extra time to advance with a narrow scoreline of 1-0 and book their place in the finals of the tournament

CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: USA edge past Curacao 1-0, set up semi-final clash with three-time finalist Jamaica
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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: USA edge past Curacao 1-0, set up semi-final clash with three-time finalist Jamaica

The USA beat a spirited Curacao 1-0 on the back of a first-half goal by Weston McKennie to record their fourth straight victory and reach the semis

CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa saves penalty to drive Mexico into the semis; Haiti in semi-finals for first time
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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa saves penalty to drive Mexico into the semis; Haiti in semi-finals for first time

Mexico beat Costa Rica to qualify for the semi-finals where they'll face Haiti, surprise qualifiers for the semi-finals after they beat favourites Canada

CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Haiti ride on two second-half goals against Costa Rica to emerge Group B toppers
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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Haiti ride on two second-half goals against Costa Rica to emerge Group B toppers

After conceding early through an own goal, Haiti rallied back with two goals in the second half to edge past Costa Rica 2-1 and top Group B

CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Mexico on course to win eighth title, beat Martinique to top Group A
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CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Mexico on course to win eighth title, beat Martinique to top Group A

Mexico have won their final Group A game against Martinique to advance to the quarter-finals as they look to win their eighth title at the regional championships

Haiti Parliament ousts Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant in no-confidence vote prompted by govt maladministration
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Haiti Parliament ousts Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant in no-confidence vote prompted by govt maladministration

Haitian Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant has been thrown out of office by a no-confidence vote prompted by government dysfunction and inability to quash inflation, blackouts and frequent opposition protests that have paralysed the country.

Oxfam International failed to stop sexual misconduct, bullying, racism in its 90-plus offices, finds report
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Oxfam International failed to stop sexual misconduct, bullying, racism in its 90-plus offices, finds report

The report states that work environment in Oxfam offices are "toxic", often riddled with racism and colonial behaviour

Death toll in Haiti earthquake reaches 15, 333 injured; survivors take refuge in relief camps
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Death toll in Haiti earthquake reaches 15, 333 injured; survivors take refuge in relief camps

The death toll from a 5.9 earthquake that hit Haiti over the weekend rose to at least 15 people with 333 injured, according to updated figures released by authorities, as rescue crews worked to help victims spooked by strong aftershocks.

At least 11 killed after 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits northern Haiti, several buildings damaged
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At least 11 killed after 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits northern Haiti, several buildings damaged

Haiti's civil protection agency said two minor aftershocks were registered and no tsunami warning was issued in connection with the quake activity.

Haiti president nominates one-time notary and ex-presidential candidate Jean Henry Ceant as next prime minister
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Haiti president nominates one-time notary and ex-presidential candidate Jean Henry Ceant as next prime minister

Haiti president Jovenel Moise said on Sunday he had picked Jean Henry Ceant, 61, to be his next prime minister.

Sexual abuse 'endemic' in international aid sector, says UK parliamentary report; investigation launched after Oxfam NGO scandal
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Sexual abuse 'endemic' in international aid sector, says UK parliamentary report; investigation launched after Oxfam NGO scandal

Lawmakers were investigating the aid sector following revelations earlier this year of Oxfam's staff involved in a prostitution scandal in Haiti.

Haiti prime minister resigns after mass protests over hike in fuel price; govt calls off plan as four killed in violence
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Haiti prime minister resigns after mass protests over hike in fuel price; govt calls off plan as four killed in violence

Haiti Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned following deadly violence and looting sparked by a now-abandoned plan to raise fuel prices

Chile government to expel 2,000 illegal migrants based on criminal records and absence of official documents
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Chile government to expel 2,000 illegal migrants based on criminal records and absence of official documents

Chile's president Sebastian Pinera's right-wing government said on Tuesday that it has set itself a target of expelling 2,000 illegal migrants from the country by the end of the year.

Doctors Without Borders workers accused of 'prostitutes in exchange for medicines in Africa' remarks
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Doctors Without Borders workers accused of 'prostitutes in exchange for medicines in Africa' remarks

Médecins Sans Frontières or Doctors Without Borders workers are accused of asking for sexual favours from prostitutes in Africa, in exchange for medicines