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‘There’s an urge to kill that I can’t explain’: director Gessica Généus on the dangers of film-making in Haiti
The Haitian actor and film-maker kept her cameras rolling through the deadly upheavals of 2019. Now she’s starting on a new film, and little has improved – but that’s why she is determined to carry on

Peter Beaumont

17, Oct, 2023 @12:18 PM

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Top Mexican court to give new life to controversial Trump-era border policy
‘Remain in Mexico’ policy, which forces people seeking asylum to wait in Mexico while US claims are processed, set to be revived

James Fredrick in Mexico City

11, Oct, 2023 @12:00 PM

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David John obituary
Other lives: Artist and sculptor who provided furnishings for Catholic churches and served as an independent parish councillor in Berkshire

Andrew Derrick

03, Oct, 2023 @7:04 PM

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UN votes to send Kenyan-led security force to Haiti to combat gangs
Security council approves mission but UN faces concerns over outside force with its own record of abuses

Julian Borger in Washington, Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi and Luke Taylor

02, Oct, 2023 @10:10 PM

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Haiti’s most powerful gang boss calls for uprising to overthrow prime minister
Jimmy ‘Barbecue’ Chérizier issued call to arms as US looks to UN to approve Kenya-led mission to stem country’s growing violence

Tom Phillips and Harold Isaac in Port-au-Prince

21, Sep, 2023 @7:44 PM

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The Guardian view on Haiti’s gangs: partnership and political change is needed | Editorial
Editorial: Desperate residents have few options but are cynical about the impact of a multinational mission to stem the violence


17, Sep, 2023 @5:25 PM

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Haiti: 97% of households in some areas suffering from severe hunger
Of 2,664 households interviewed in Croix-des-Bouquets and Delmas, 2,596 were usually getting one meal a day, survey found

Luke Taylor

18, Aug, 2023 @2:10 PM

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‘There’s no police or state’: Haitians helpless as violence and brutality soars
Human Rights Watch says country unable to protect citizens from killing and rape by armed gangs, and floats overseas peacekeepers

Luke Taylor

14, Aug, 2023 @5:43 PM

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Zo Reken review – Toyota Land Cruiser becomes a safe space in conflict-ridden Haiti
Debates on national identity and foreign aid are par for the course for car riders – though this documentary is itself tangled up in the country’s complex power structures

Phuong Le

14, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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US woman and daughter freed nearly two weeks after kidnapping in Haiti
Armed men had seized Alix Dorsainvil and daughter from clinic in a gang-controlled area of Port-au-Prince, where she works

Staff and agencies in Port-au-Prince

09, Aug, 2023 @2:28 PM

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Kenya’s offer to send police to Haiti sparks human rights concerns
Groups say move could worsen country’s security crisis given police force’s poor human rights record

Luke Taylor

05, Aug, 2023 @11:15 AM

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US nurse and her child kidnapped in Haiti, aid group announces
Alix Dorsainvil of New Hampshire was working for Christian organization El Roi Haiti near capital Port-au-Prince

Maya Yang

31, Jul, 2023 @1:32 AM

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