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  1. Police: Two dead, dozens injured in protests across HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    At least two people were killed and dozens injured during large protests across Haiti over alleged misuse of government funds, authorities said on Thursday . Police spokesman Michel-Ange Louis-Jeune said 11 civilians were injured by bullets and 11 officers by flying rocks.

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  2. Police: 2 dead, dozens injured in protests across HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A police officer fires his shotgun during a protest demanding to know how Petro Caribe funds have been used by the current and past administrations, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.

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  3. Haiti anti-corruption protest turns violentRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Protesters march to demand an investigation into what they say is the alleged misuse of Venezuela-sponsored oil programme [Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters] At least one person has been killed and dozens injured as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, over a corruption scandal, with some marchers calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. A report by Haiti's Senate published in August accused two former prime ministers and former government officials of embezzlement, abuse of authority and forgery stemming from the use of funds in a Venezuelan oil loan programme.

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  4. Protests expected as Haiti workers reject new minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Just-Style

    More than 52,000 Haitian garment sector workers are likely to be demonstrating on the streets of the island's capital city, Port-au-Prince, next week after trade union representatives rejected an increase in the minimum wage proposed by the government. The Haitian government published a decree on the minimum wage increase for various industry sectors on 1 October, in its official newspaper, Le Moniteur, Presses Nationales d'Haiti.

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  5. Haitians protest alleged misuse of PetroCaribe fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    A man rides a bicycle past burning tires set by protesters demanding to know how PetroCaribe funds have been used by the current and past administrations, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Octpber 17, 2018. A protest by tens of thousands of people across Haiti turned violent Wednesday as anger grows over the alleged misuse of funds from an oil assistance programme sponsored by Venezuela.

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  6. At least one dead, dozens hurt as thousands protest graft in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    At least one person was killed and dozens injured as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Haiti on Wednesday over a corruption scandal and some marchers called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. A woman walks in a street as Haitian National Police officers patrol after a march in Port-au-Prince.

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  7. Police Fire on Haitians Protesting Alleged Misuse of Oil FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    National police take cover as gunshots ring out at the end of a ceremony marking the 212th anniversary of the assassination of independence hero Gen. Jean-Jacques Dessalines in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 17, 2018.

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  8. Thousands protest corruption in Haiti as president calls for unity and patienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    Demonstrators hold up a former Haitian flag with a picture of independence hero Jean Jacques Dessallines, during a protest demanding to know how Petro Caribe funds have been used by the current and past administrations, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Much of the financial support to help Haiti rebuild after the 2010 earthquake comes from Venezuela's Petro Caribe fund, a 2005 pact that gives suppliers below-market financing for oil and is under the control of the central government.

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  9. Haiti imposes temporary ban on weapons amid planned street protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Gleaner

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC - Haiti has announced a temporary ban on carrying firearms throughout the French-speaking Caribbean Community country until Thursday as citizens commemorate the 212th anniversary of the assassination of Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines on Wednesday. "All licences to carry a firearm are considered, in this circumstance, to be a license to possess firearms within the boundaries of the domicile of the citizen who is the holder, in accordance with Articles 268-1 and 268-2 of the Constitution," Justice and Public Security Minister, Jean Roody Aly said, adding that the ban would remain in effect until Thursday, October 19 at midnight.

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  10. Haitians protest alleged misuse of Petrocaribe fundsHaitians protest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Houston Chronicle

    A man rides a bicycle past burning tires set by protesters demanding to know how Petro Caribe funds have been used by the current and past administrations, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Much of the financial support to help Haiti rebuild after the 2010 earthquake comes from Venezuela's Petro Caribe fund, a 2005 pact that gives suppliers below-market financing for oil and is under the control of the central government.

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  11. Haiti Police Open Fire on ProtestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Hundreds of people protested on the streets of Haiti's capital Wednesday, demanding an investigation into the alleged diversion of $3.8 billion of funds from a Venezuelan oil agreement with Haiti and other Caribbean countries. Police officers fired live ammunition at unarmed protesters.

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  12. How 'Bon Déjeuner! Radio' Along With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Nortreus and he is also the Chief Executive Officer, the highest-ranking person in the company located in Cap-Haitien, Haiti. The internet radio station was launched and owned by ' Werley Nortreus ' with (60%) ownership and ' Ceraphin Radio Network ...

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  13. First sellout for AFFNO Murder Mystery NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Mystery and suspense was in the air at the eighth annual Association des francophones et francophiles du Nord-Ouest Murder Mystery Night on Oct. 13. AFFNO executive director Patrick Witwicki said this year's show had its first official sellout - more than 115 people including volunteers and attendees - and that the event raised more than $1,500 for the second consecutive year. "It's not easy to stand in front of hundred people and be in character," he said.

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  14. CARIBBEAT: Barbados-born Rihanna joins the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | New York Daily News

    ... The 2108 "Symposium on Haitian Creole Language and Culture: The Crossroads of Language, Religion and Culture in Haiti" - a free multifaceted examination of the Caribbean nation - comes to Brooklyn for three days, starting Oct. 26. The educational ...

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  15. Haiti provides update on death toll from earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Jamaica Observer

    Haiti said 18 people have now been confirmed dead following the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked the French-speaking Caribbean Community country on October 6. The Directorate of Civil Protection , in its latest revised statement, said that 580 people were injured up from the last figure of 333. The last assessment had indicated that 17 people had died.

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  16. Author Mitch Albom opens up to DailyMailTV about the Haitian orphan ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Daily Mail

    'She really showed what one person - a little girl like that - can do, in terms of connection with other people': Author Mitch Albom opens up to DailyMailTV about the Haitian orphan he and his wife took in as she fought a losing battle with brain cancer Mitch Albom - the author famous for writing Tuesdays with Morrie - and his wife, Janine, have no biological children of their own Following the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, they opened an orphanage in the country; Mitch tells DailyMailTV he's been to Haiti 118 times Advanced medical resources in Haiti are almost nonexistent, so Albom and his wife brought Chika to the US for treatment The trio became like a family, and the Alboms were with Chika when she died; his new book took inspiration from the tragedy Author Mitch Albom, right, - who wrote Tuesdays With Morrie and Five People You Meet In Heaven, first heard that Chika, left, ... (more)

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  17. Death Toll in Haiti Earthquake Rises to 15; 333 InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The Afro American Newspaper

    The death toll from a 5.9 earthquake that hit Haiti over the weekend rose to 15 people with 333 injured, authorities said Monday, as thousands of people slept outdoors fearing aftershocks would topple their cracked homes. Haiti's civil protection agency said it will soon deploy 70 soldiers to the Nord-Ouest and Artibonite provinces that were hardest hit, noting it already sent 14 soldiers along with nurses and doctors to the area.

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  18. Quake, aftershock have some sleeping outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | The Gleaner

    Thousands of people along Haiti's north coast dragged mattresses and chairs outside on Monday, fearing aftershocks after a 5.9 earthquake killed at least 12 and injured 188 over the weekend. Many wondered how they were going to rebuild from Saturday night's quake and a strong 5.2 magnitude aftershock on Sunday that had residents in the coastal city of Port-de-Paix and elsewhere worried about returning to their cracked cinderblock homes for fear that they would collapse.

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  19. Strong aftershock rattles north Haiti day after deadly quakeRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 6 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    A magnitude 5.2 aftershock struck Haiti on Sunday, even as survivors of the previous day's temblor were sifting through the rubble of their cinderblock homes. The death toll stood at 12, with fears it could rise.

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  20. Catholic, grass-roots groups work with survivors after Haitian quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Iobserve

    As Haitian authorities confirmed the toll from the Oct. 6 earthquake at 17 dead and 333 injured, Caritas and other grass-roots organizations working with the victims highlighted the critical humanitarian situation facing survivors, who now lack shelter. A portion of a destroyed Catholic school is seen Oct. 10 after an Oct. 6 earthquake in Gros Morne, Haiti.

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