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Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier Officials say 16-year-old Laurent Mercer died after falling from a balcony of Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas and landing on a pier in Haiti
Lancaster Eagle Gazette | 12 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lancaster, Ohio
Haiti's isolated and forgotten village in pictures Near the bottom of the island of Hispaniola in south-east Haiti is a forgotten village, cut off from its own country, and slowly emptying as its residents leave. As well as health services or electricity, Boucan Ferdinand also lost its only road to the ne
The Guardian | 22 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Teen dies after falling from cruise ship, landing on pier FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. The Sun Sentinel reports the Broward Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday announced 16-year-old Laurent Mercer’s d
New York Post | 23 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
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Men in police uniforms 'massacre' unarmed civilians in Haiti 'They were shooting and I was running to save my life'
The Independent | Jan 16, 2019 01:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN Investigating Brutal November Massacre in Haiti U.N. officials say they expect to shortly wrap up their investigation into a bloody November massacre in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, that left at least 21 men dead. Suspected gang members brutally shot or hacked the victims with machetes in the impoverished La
Voice of America | Jan 14, 2019 11:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Witnesses: Haiti Nov. Massacre Carried Out by Men in Police Garb When a police truck carrying men in uniform pulled into an impoverished neighborhood in the Haitian capital, residents thought it was an official operation. Maybe police were finally trying to head off a war between the gangs that run protection rackets i
Voice of America | Jan 14, 2019 4:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Witnesses: Men in police garb massacred civilians in Haiti Read full story for latest details.
The Daily Sentinel | Jan 14, 2019 3:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Nacogdoches, Texas
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Is Haiti better prepared for disasters, 9 years on from the 2010 earthquake? Half a capital city destroyed, 220,000 reported dead and 1 million residents displaced. This was the toll of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, which struck on 12 January, 9 years ago. Staff at the UN Mission in Haiti were also affected, and there were 102 UN cas
UN News Centre | Jan 12, 2019 4:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Phoenix couple’s non-profit helps more Haitian children get adopted Craig and Kathi Juntunen adopted three children from Haiti. The experience inspired them to start a foundation, Chances for Children, to help Haitian orphans.
AZCentral.com | Jan 12, 2019 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Haitians abandon forgotten town, isolated for over a decade Near the bottom of the island of Hispaniola in southeast Haiti is a forgotten village, cut off from its own country, and slowly emptying as its residents leave for the neighboring Dominican Republic.
Reuters | Jan 11, 2019 5:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend