Haiti

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Sex for a job: the scandal of Haiti’s exploited US garment workers
Women paid a pittance for making clothes for top US brands are often forced to have sex by bosses to keep their jobs, say unions

Sophie Cousins in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

23, Jun, 2022 @5:57 AM

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World’s most violent cities: Medellín crime surge helps Latin America top list
Region has two-thirds of world’s most dangerous cities, with Bogotá, Rio, Mexico City and San Salvador also named in study

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

26, May, 2022 @7:15 AM

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‘Incredible cruelty’: gang battles leave 150 dead in Haitian capital
Scores wounded as violence paralyses Port-au-Prince forcing thousands to flee their homes

Joe Parkin Daniels

13, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Leyla McCalla: Breaking the Thermometer review – the story of Radio Haiti brought to life
The Haitian-American musician explores the troubled history of creole-language Radio Haiti on her rewarding fourth album

Neil Spencer

30, Apr, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Risking it all: migrants brave Darién Gap in pursuit of the American dream
Last year a record 133,000 people risked their lives on a perilous trek through a lawless jungle – and the numbers keep rising

Laurence Blair in Capurganá, Colombia

28, Apr, 2022 @11:32 AM

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‘We are fighting the system’: Haiti lawyers taking rape to the courts
In a society riven with poverty and where armed gangs use sexual violence as a means of control, three women are working for justice

Sophie Cousins in Port-au-Prince

18, Apr, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Former Haitian sports minister Evans Lescouflair accused of raping children
Evans Lescouflair has been accused of raping an 11-year-old while a teacher and is facing a civil lawsuit brought by several other alleged victims who claim he sexually abused them

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

26, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Paul Farmer obituary
Medical anthropologist and humanitarian dedicated to providing healthcare to some of the world’s poorest communities

Penny Warren

03, Mar, 2022 @9:42 PM

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Dominican Republic starts work on border wall with Haiti
Officials claim the controversial barrier will stop migrant crossings, as well as drugs and contraband, from crisis-hit Haiti

Joe Parkin Daniels

25, Feb, 2022 @6:31 AM

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UK government accused of ignoring victims in efforts to tackle ‘sex for aid’
Foreign office’s ‘top-down’ approach failing people it is seeking to protect, says watchdog, with abuse cases still underreported

Kaamil Ahmed

24, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Four more bodies found off Florida coast from capsized boat
Discovery brings total to five, but search for survivors will be suspended if new discoveries are not made, says US coast guard

Maya Yang

27, Jan, 2022 @9:47 PM

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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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