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Haiti: Two Journalists Killed By Gang Near Capital

Jan 08, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Haiti: The country’s PM Ariel Henry has vowed to crack down on gangs that authorities blame for a spike in kidnappings and for blockages at gas distribution terminals that caused a severe fuel shortage in recent months.

New Haiti Disaster: Gasoline Tanker Explosion In Cap-Haitien Kills 75 People

Dec 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The gasoline tanker exploded, unleashing a fireball that swept across people and homes in Cap-Haitien city, and local officials say at least 75 people died.


Earthquake: Haiti Grows Desperate As Aid Fails To Reach The Needy

Frustrated Haitians have attacked supply trucks from aid agencies as food and water dwindled after the Caribbean quake. More than 2,000 died and 12,000 were injured in the natural disaster.

Haiti Gangsters Offer Relief As Death Toll From Earthquake Crosses 2,000

Aug 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

As many as 2,207 people died in Haiti after a devastating 7.2 temblor earthquake shook Haiti on August 14, plunging the country into disarray.


Haiti Earthquake: Frustration Grows Over Lack Of Aid As Death Toll Crosses 2,000

Humanitarian aid has been slow to reach those in need, with anger festering in local communities in Haiti. The Caribbean island has raised the official death toll to 2,189 after a massive earthquake hit last weekend.

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18 August, 2021

Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Rises To 1,419, Injured Now At 6,000

Associated Press (AP)

Intermittent rain fell in the earthquake-damaged city of Les Caves and in the capital of Port-au-Prince.


17 August, 2021

Explained: Why Haiti Is Prone To Devastating Earthquakes

Associated Press (AP)

Haiti sits near the intersection of two tectonic plates that make up the Earth's crust. Earthquakes can occur when those plates move against each other and create friction.


16 August, 2021

Death Toll Of Powerful Earthquake In Haiti Soars To 1,297

Associated Press (AP)

Saturday’s earthquake also left at least 5,700 people injured in the Caribbean nation, with thousands more displaced from their destroyed or damaged homes.


15 August, 2021

Earthquake Kills 304 In Haiti

Associated Press (AP)

The earthquake added to the Haiti misery already grappling with COVID-19, presidential assassination and poverty.


08 July, 2021

Haiti President Jovenel Moise Assassinated By Armed Gunmen At Home

Associated Press (AP)

Haitian President Jovenel Moise was killed in an attack in his private residence, First Lady Martine Moise was hospitalised following the overnight attack.


27 February, 2021

Violence Breaks Out In Haiti After 400 Prisoners Escape; 25 Dead

Associated Press (AP)

Some believe Thursday's jailbreak at the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison in northeast Port-au-Prince was to free gang leader Arnel Joseph, who had been Haiti's most wanted fugitive until his arrest in 2019


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13 February, 2018

Oxfam Deputy Penny Lawrence Quits Over Sex Scandal Allegations

Outlook Web Bureau

The UK-based charity is accused of concealing the findings of an inquiry into claims that its staff hired prostitutes while delivering aid in Haiti in 2011


12 January, 2018

Donald Trump Sparks Outrage With Racist Slur ‘Shithole Countries’ For Haiti, Africa

Outlook Web Bureau

"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Trump said.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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