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Taiwan lends $150 mn to Haiti in bid to shore up relations, overcome diplomatic onslaught by China
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Taiwan lends $150 mn to Haiti in bid to shore up relations, overcome diplomatic onslaught by China

Taiwan plans to lend its ally Haiti $150 million for infrastructure development in a bid to shore up relations amid a renewed diplomatic onslaught by China.

International friendlies: Lionel Messi warms up for World Cup by scoring hat-trick as Argentina beat Haiti
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International friendlies: Lionel Messi warms up for World Cup by scoring hat-trick as Argentina beat Haiti

Lionel Messi got the opener from the penalty spot after 17 minutes. He doubled their lead 12 minutes into the second half with a simple tap-in after the goalkeeper could only parry a header, scored Argentina’s third after 65 minutes.

Oxfam staff accused of sexual exploitation: Haiti suspends charity operations for two months pending investigation
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Oxfam staff accused of sexual exploitation: Haiti suspends charity operations for two months pending investigation

Haiti suspended the operations of British charity Oxfam pending the outcome of its investigation into allegations that its staff sexually exploited Haitians.

Oxfam unveils 'action plan' after Haiti prostitution scandal, to create independent commission to 'stamp out abuse'
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Oxfam unveils 'action plan' after Haiti prostitution scandal, to create independent commission to 'stamp out abuse'

British charity Oxfam unveiled an action plan Friday to tackle sexual misconduct following the "stain" of a prostitution scandal but the man at the centre of the allegations denied organising orgies

Oxfam sex scandal: Haiti to launch probe in to allegations of prostitutes being hired by staff members of British charity
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Oxfam sex scandal: Haiti to launch probe in to allegations of prostitutes being hired by staff members of British charity

Haiti's foreign minister on Friday said that his country would open a probe on the sexual misconduct scandal embroiling the British charity Oxfam

Doctors Without Borders fired 19 employees in 2017 for harassment as foreign aid industry scandal deepens
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Doctors Without Borders fired 19 employees in 2017 for harassment as foreign aid industry scandal deepens

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry spread, as Doctors Without Borders revealed it had fired 19 staff members in 2017 for harassment or abuse.

Oxfam deputy head Penny Lawrence resigns after Haiti sex scandal, says she is ashamed, 'takes full responsibility'
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Oxfam deputy head Penny Lawrence resigns after Haiti sex scandal, says she is ashamed, 'takes full responsibility'

The deputy chief executive of Oxfam Penny Lawrence resigned over the British charity's handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti involving its staff members and allegations of similar behaviour in Chad

Dozens protest against Donald Trump's 'shithole' remark outside US embassy in Haiti
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Dozens protest against Donald Trump's 'shithole' remark outside US embassy in Haiti

Several dozen Haitians protested outside the US embassy in Port-au-Prince, recalling their country's heritage after Donald Trump reportedly called Haiti a "shithole".

Dozens protest outside US embassy in Haiti's Port-au-Prince over Donald Trump 'shithole' comment
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Dozens protest outside US embassy in Haiti's Port-au-Prince over Donald Trump 'shithole' comment

Several dozen Haitians protested outside the US embassy in Port-au-Prince, recalling their country's heritage after Donald Trump reportedly called Haiti a "shithole."

Nicaragua calls Donald Trump's 'shithole' comments racist and disrespectful
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Nicaragua calls Donald Trump's 'shithole' comments racist and disrespectful

Nicaragua on Monday joined the international chorus of criticism directed at US president Donald Trump over his reported slur against some poor nations.

After Donald Trump's alleged remarks on immigration, man projects word 'shithole' on his hotel
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After Donald Trump's alleged remarks on immigration, man projects word 'shithole' on his hotel

The word "shithole" — Donald Trump allegedly used to describe countries from which he does not want immigrants coming to the US — has been projected along with other messages onto his Washington hotel.

Condemnation mounts over Donald Trump's 'sh**hole' remark; Haiti, African countries demand apology
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Condemnation mounts over Donald Trump's 'sh**hole' remark; Haiti, African countries demand apology

Facing strong condemnation at home and abroad, US president Donald Trump on Friday denied using the word “sh**hole” to describe Haiti and African countries

Donald Trump says people from 'sh**hole' African countries, Haiti shouldn't come to America
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Donald Trump says people from 'sh**hole' African countries, Haiti shouldn't come to America

President Donald Trump reportedly lashed out on Friday in a meeting with lawmakers about immigration reform.

Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal care
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Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal care

Women's empowerment, better sanitation, and improvement in maternal health could improve the nutritional status of children in Madhya Pradesh.

Haiti: 40 people missing as migrant vessel sinks off northern coast, rescue operations on
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Haiti: 40 people missing as migrant vessel sinks off northern coast, rescue operations on

About 40 people are missing after a migrant vessel sunk the northern coast of Haiti, the civil emergency authorities have said.

Hurricane Maria expected to make landfall in Caribbean tonight, islands prepare for yet another disaster
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Hurricane Maria expected to make landfall in Caribbean tonight, islands prepare for yet another disaster

Eastern Caribbean prepared Sunday to face another potential disaster, with forecasters saying Hurricane Maria was headed for a hit on the Leeward Islands.

Hurricane Irma rips through Caribbean leaving nine dead; emergency declared in Puerto Rico, Florida, Virgin Islands
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Hurricane Irma rips through Caribbean leaving nine dead; emergency declared in Puerto Rico, Florida, Virgin Islands

Powerful Hurricane Irma cut a swathe of deadly destruction as it roared through the Caribbean, claiming at least nine lives.

Hurricane Irma hits category 3; US officials sends out advisory as it heads towards Caribbean
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Hurricane Irma hits category 3; US officials sends out advisory as it heads towards Caribbean

Hurricane Irma on Thursday strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane over the eastern Atlantic and was headed towards the Caribbean

US envoy targeting UN peacekeeping for reform, diplomats say
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US envoy targeting UN peacekeeping for reform, diplomats say

United Nations: Nikki Haley, in her first week as US ambassador, has made reform of the United Nations' far-flung peacekeeping operations a top priority, diplomats said. The missions cost nearly USD 8 billion a year and Haley said in her Senate confirmation hearing last month that she wants to look at all 16 to see which are succeeding in maintaining peace and which aren't.

UN issues formal apology to Haiti for its role in cholera epidemic causing over 9,000 deaths
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UN issues formal apology to Haiti for its role in cholera epidemic causing over 9,000 deaths

The UN formally apologized to Haiti for its role in the country's cholera epidemic after refusing to admit its responsibility up until this year.