Haiti

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‘Local is better’: battered Haiti looks to empower peasants to fight climate crisis
A grassroots body, MPP, aims to help subsistence farmers reduce erosion and flooding and increase food security

Joe Parkin Daniels

08, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Suspect in killing of Haiti president arrested by US authorities
Mario Antonio Palacios had been detained in Panama en route to Colombia from Jamaica

Peter Beaumont

04, Jan, 2022 @8:26 PM

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Haiti’s New Year’s Day soup has made headlines. But let’s not be naive about its symbolism
Sharing soup joumou on 1 January represents what Haitians bring to the world – but remembering that inequality prevails is arguably more important

Lyonel Trouillot

01, Jan, 2022 @9:15 AM

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‘It could explode at any time’: photographing Haiti’s gang warfare
In a country dominated by gangs, photographer Rodrigo Abd’s images show both armed gangsters and the residents they terrorise

Joe Parkin Daniels

28, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘Radically optimistic’: the thinktank chief who believes the US can ‘self-correct’
Patrick Gaspard discusses his Haitian dissident parents, meeting Mandela and protecting democracy

David Smith in Washington

26, Dec, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Hostages held in Haiti escaped by slipping past armed guards in the night
Twelve kidnapped in October, including an infant and small child, walked hours by moonlight to safety

Staff and agencies

20, Dec, 2021 @7:13 PM

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Culture in a bowl: Haiti’s joumou soup awarded protected status by Unesco
The dish, originally cooked by slaves for their owners, has come to symbolise hope and dignity in the troubled Caribbean country

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

17, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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We need a new observatory of democracy in the Americas | David Adler and Guillaume Long
The Organization of American States is no longer credible. We need a new body if we are to protect democracy

David Adler and Guillaume Long

15, Nov, 2021 @11:13 AM

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Aid to Haiti sent by sea to bypass rising gang violence
WFP carried out 18 voyages this month from Port-au-Prince to Miragoane, bypassing violent neighborhoods

Joe Parkin Daniels

22, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Haitians are kidnapped every day’: missionary abductions shed light on growing crisis
Kidnappings of 16 Americans and a Canadian in Port-au-Prince come as hundreds of local residents face similar targeting, with at least 628 abductions so far this year

Joe Parkin Daniels

20, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Haitian prime minister forced to flee official ceremony after armed gangs appear
The incident highlights the deteriorating security conditions in Haiti’s capital

Peter Beaumont

18, Oct, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Group of 17 missionaries and family members kidnapped in Haiti
Five children were among group of 16 US citizens and one Canadian abducted by gang members after orphanage visit

Peter Beaumont

17, Oct, 2021 @8:33 PM

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