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400,000 Immigrants Can Be Forced to Leave the U.S., Court RulesPeople from countries like El Salvador and Haiti who won temporary protected status after fleeing natural disaster and war can be forced to return home, a federal appeals court ruled.
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Petra Nemcova on her love of Haiti: "It's my home now"Petra Nemcova, Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and founder of the Happy Hearts Fund, talks about the progress Haiti has made since an earthquake devastated the country in 2010.
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'Gathering to kill me': Coronavirus patients in Haiti fear attacks, harassmentHaitian pastor Burel Fontilus feared for his life in late March when he contracted the new coronavirus.
Haiti receives more deportees from U.S. despite coronavirus fearsHaiti received a deportation flight on Thursday from the United States of 129 Haitians, including minors, days after three deportees who arrived on the previous flight tested positive for the new..
US church investigated for Haiti child deathsUS church investigated for Haiti child deaths
Exporting coronavirus? Infections among U.S. deportees reach Haiti, MexicoMexico and Haiti have detected coronavirus infections among migrants deported recently from the United States, officials said on Tuesday, part of a growing trend of contagion among deportees.
Haitian source says three deportees from U.S. have coronavirusThree migrants the United States deported two weeks ago to Haiti, on a flight that raised objections from human rights advocates, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus while in quarantine in..
We are not prepared at all': Haiti, already impoverished, confronts a pandemicHaiti has barely 60 ventilators for 11 million people, and a limited number of doctors who can operate them.
Haiti to reopen textile factories despite coronavirus fearsHaiti will reopen its key textile industry next week, Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe said on Wednesday, suggesting the impoverished nation had escaped the worst of the global coronavirus pandemic by..
United States deports Haitians despite coronavirus fearsThe United States, the new epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, deported 61 Haitian migrants on Tuesday despite fears of further spreading the deadly disease in the poorest country in the..
Migrants in Central American limbo as coronavirus relocation plans falterThousands of African, Haitian and Asian migrants bound for the United States have amassed in immigration shelters in Panama and Costa Rica as plans to relocate them to less crowded areas to lower the..
Haiti hospital chief kidnapped amid coronavirus emergencyThe director of one of Haiti's top hospitals was kidnapped on Friday, prompting staff to refuse to take in new patients in protest as the impoverished country battles an outbreak of the novel..
Haiti's Scouts set up mobile hand washing sinks to ward off coronavirusIn impoverished Haiti, where access to clean water is tricky and education is lacking, Boy and Girl Scouts are taking to the streets with portable sinks to allow passersby to wash their hands and teach..
Haiti declares emergency over coronavirus, imposes curfew, shuts bordersHaiti's government on Thursday declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak, closing the borders of the Americas' poorest nation and imposing a curfew after authorities detected the..
Haiti suspends flights from Europe, LatAm to stop coronavirusHaiti will from Monday suspend flights from Europe, Latin America and Canada and impose major restrictions on the border with the neighboring Dominican Republic to prevent the entry of the coronavirus,..
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United States urges citizens to avoid travel to HaitiThe U.S. State Department on Thursday raised its travel advisory on Haiti to "do not travel" from "reconsider travel" citing risks of crime, civil unrest and kidnapping on the impoverished Caribbean..
Haiti's new prime minister calls for support in 'precarious' situationHaitian Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe said on Wednesday during his first public appearance since his appointment by presidential decree that he would focus on fighting insecurity and inequality while..
In pictures: Haiti capital's streets blocked as protests spreadBarricades are erected in Port-au-Prince amid unrest by police officers over working conditions.
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Haiti police exchange fire with troops near national palacePORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian police officers exchanged gunfire for hours Sunday with soldiers of the newly reconstituted army outside the national palace, in a dangerous escalation of..
Police protest in front of Haiti's presidential palace turns deadlyHaitian police demanding better working conditions shot up the army headquarters on Sunday, killing two servicemen and wounding a dozen more, the Defence Ministry said, prompting the government to..
Gunfire rocks Haitian capital in Carnival police protestViolent clashes erupted in the Haitian capital on Sunday, with two Reuters witnesses observing shots being fired until late at night, as police stepped up their protest over pay and conditions.
Violent clashes erupt in Haiti on first day of CarnivalPolice in Haiti took to the streets on Sunday in violent protests during which shots and tear gas were fired near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, two Reuters witnesses said, as anger over..
Shots fired in Haitian police Carnival protestShots and tear gas were fired near the presidential palace in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince on Sunday during a protest organized by police demanding better pay and conditions, two Reuters..
Shots fired during protest near Haiti's presidential palaceShots were fired near the presidential palace in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince during a protest that was organized by police who are demanding better pay and conditions, two Reuters witnesses..
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Haiti orphanage fire kills 15, renews debate over unlicensed orphanagesFifteen children died in a fire that swept overnight through an orphanage in Haiti run by a U.S. religious group, authorities said on Friday, triggering renewed controversy over the hundreds of..
Haiti: 15 children killed in fire at unlicensed orphanageOfficials say the orphanage, run by a US-based Christian group, had been operating without a licence.
Fire at unauthorized orphanage in Haiti kills 15 childrenFifteen children died in a fire that swept overnight through an orphanage in Haiti run by a U.S. Christian non-profit group, authorities said on Friday, triggering renewed controversy over the..
Orphanage fire in Haiti kills at least a dozen children: authoritiesAt least a dozen children died in a fire that swept overnight through an orphanage in Haiti run by a Pennsylvania-based Christian non-profit group, Haitian authorities said on Friday.
U.S. calls on Haiti to set a date for elections: PompeoHaiti should set a date for elections, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday, more than a week after Haiti's president began ruling by decree.
Exclusive: Haiti's Moise plans to use new powers to overhaul constitutionHaiti's President Jovenel Moise, who began ruling by decree this week, wants to use his new power to overhaul the constitution in an attempt to break a "decades-long cycle of political crises," a..
Haiti opposition condemns country's slide into rule by decreeHaitian opposition politicians on Tuesday condemned the country's slide into rule by decree under President Jovenel Moise after the failure to renew parliament, creating a political vacuum.
Political crisis in Haiti could lead to president ruling single-handedlyHaitian President Jovenel Moise could be ruling by decree later this week, a scenario he said would help break the Caribbean nation's political deadlock but which critics fear will undermine its..
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