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The Haitian government is under mounting pressure amid violent protests by police who accuse interim Prime Minister Ariel Henry of inaction. The UN is considering sending troops to stabilize the nation in crisis.
7 Jan
The new policy represents a major change to US immigration rules, with President Joe Biden telling migrants: "Do not just show up at the border."
26 Nov
More than 150 gangs are active in Haiti, where they impose their law on a powerless state. Most of them are located in the capital Port-au-Prince, which they largely control. Massacres, stray bullets, kidnappings: everyday Haitians are the first victims of their violence. FRANCE 24's Observers investigated their abuses in this special programme: "Haiti: in the grip of the gangs".
18 Nov
Haiti is grappling with multiple crises: a cholera outbreak in the capital, political instability, soaring inflation and gangs blocking fuel deliveries at the main port. The UN Security Council is divided over how to help.
6 Nov
Haiti is grappling with multiple crises: a cholera outbreak in the capital, political instability, soaring inflation and gangs blocking fuel deliveries at the main port. The UN Security Council is divided over how to help.
28 Oct
A UN Security Council resolution called for a one-year embargo on all economic resources owned or controlled by Haiti's Jimmy Cherizier, who is the leader of the "G9 Family and Allies" gang.
18 Sep
The Caribbean island of Hispaniola is home to two countries: Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Both have a population of around 10 million — but that's about where their similarities end.
29 Apr 2022
Worsening violence in parts of the Haitian capital has renewed fears of a loss of access to the northern part of the country. The violence comes as local gangs fight for power.
27 Nov 2021
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.
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.
30 Sep 2021
Thousands of Haitians have arrived in the US border town of Del Rio in Texas. Rumors are fueling their hopes of being allowed to stay. But the American president, whom they’re looking to for help, has other plans.
23 Sep 2021
Photos show border patrol officers on horseback in Texas appearing to swing their reins to threaten migrants and push them back toward the Rio Grande river. The images have spread quickly on social media and have sparked reactions from Vice President Kamala Harris and US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

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