Quake-hit Haiti faces tropical storm with thousands homeless
22 August 2021 | 10:57 am
Doctors and nurses from home and abroad are struggling against a range of logistical difficulties to get people patched up before a storm hits Haiti. Rebels hold key roads and infection is spreading.
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13 Sep 2021
A prosecutors' invitation to interview Prime Minister Ariel Henry said he had been in contact with one of the key suspects in the assassination of President Jovenel Moise.
18 Sep 2021
Prime Minister Ariel Henry has sacked the prosecutor investigating the murder of President Jovenel Moise, just a few hours after the prosecutor called for charges against Henry.
20 Sep 2021
A deportation flight with Haitian migrants landed in Port-au-Prince on Sunday. According to reports, a total of 320 Haitians were brought back from the United States on three flights that day. Deportees, including women and children, were seen disembarking from one of the planes that arrived at the capital's Toussaint Louverture international airport.
23 Sep 2021
Debris lies on Chapel Street in Melbourne after a shallow quake shook southeastern Australia early Wednesday.
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22 Sep 2021
CCTV footage shows a ski run at Mount Buller during an earthquake that shook southeastern Australia. The US Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 5.8, later revised up to 5.9, and said it struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles).
10 Oct 2021
Ariel Henry said he would bring president Jovenel Moise's assassins to justice. The interim PM has been accused of being involved in the killing.
8 Oct 2021
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23 Oct 2021
The missionaries had been heading home from building an orphanage when they were pulled off a bus by a gang, according to media reports. Haiti has witnessed more than 300 kidnappings already this year.
31 Oct 2021
CCTV footage shows the ground shake in Taipei City as a strong earthquake strikes northeastern Taiwan. Taiwan's central weather bureau said the quake was of magnitude 6.5, the biggest on the island this year, while the US Geological Survey gave a lower figure of 6.2. There were no immediate reports of widespread damage.
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Haitian officials had said the gang had asked for $1 million each for the group of 17, which included five children. The gang had threatened to kill the North Americans.
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