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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Haiti

Last year
2022
THE MORNING LEAD
Irish NGO fighting cholera in Haiti amid 'power vacuum' and civil unrest
A report by
Niall O'Connor
Goal is the primary international non-governmental organisation in Port-au-Prince and in surrounding communities.
# hell on earth
The Horror of Haiti: Sexual violence and murder gangs as Ireland works on diplomatic solution
Irish diplomats have said Haitian society has collapsed as hunger and gang violence drive the Caribbean state towards famine.
# warning
UN warns millions in Haiti facing acute hunger
A report said unrelenting crises have trapped 4.7 million Haitians ‘in a cycle of growing desperation’.
# Caribbean
Boat carrying Haitian migrants sinks off Bahamas, killing 17 people
15 women, one man and an infant have died.
All time
# Cap Haitien
Death toll from Haiti truck explosion rises to 90 people
National funerals will be observed in the city’s main cathedral tomorrow.
# Christian Aid Ministries
17 American missionaries kidnapped in Haiti, says US religious group
The missionaries were on their way home from building an orphanage, according to the Christian Aid Ministries
# outrageous
Biden calls border guards confronting migrants with horses 'outrageous'
Biden vowed to reverse what he called Donald Trump’s inhumane policies.
# migrant crisis
US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions
Daniel Foote said that he was stepping down immediately ‘with deep disappointment and apologies to those seeking crucial changes’.
# Deportations
US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas
Over 12,000 migrants were camped around a bridge in the border town of Del Rio.
# Ariel Henry
Haiti prosecutor asks judge to charge prime minister over president’s killing
The order was filed by Port-au-Prince prosecutor Bed-Ford Claude.
Voices
Opinion: For those who lived through the 2010 earthquake, the tremors are a recurring nightmare
Concern aid worker Makayla Palazzo gives a first-hand account of conditions in Haiti after the recent earthquake.
# Haiti
Gangs hamper aid efforts in Haiti as death toll continues to rise
The death toll now stands at 2,207
# Haiti
Death toll from Haiti earthquake passes 2,000
The quake also damaged or destroyed tens of thousands of buildings in the Caribbean nation.
# Earthquake
Haiti earthquake death toll rises to 1,419
Saturday’s earthquake has left at least 5,700 people injured.
# Disaster
Haiti searches for survivors after earthquake kills more than 300 people
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti yesterday.
# Haiti
At least 29 killed in Haiti earthquake, say authorities
Local authorities have said the quake caused multiple deaths.
# Jovenel Moise
Violence and protests continue ahead of funeral service for slain Haitian leader
Jovenel Moise was assassinated in his private home on 7 July.
# Ariel Henry
Haiti installs new prime minister following assassination of president Jovenel Moise
Designated Prime Minister Ariel Henry has been sworn in to replace interim prime minister Claude Joseph.
# martine moise
Wounded wife of assassinated Haitian leader urges nation not to 'lose its way'
Martine Moise was rushed to hospital after Wednesday’s attack and was later evacuated to Miami for treatment.
# call for help
Haiti calls for US military assistance after president’s assassination
The country’s 53-year-old leader was killed at his home just before dawn on Wednesday.
# Haiti
Two Haitian-Americans among 17 detained over president killing
Haiti President Jovenel Moise was killed by gunmen at his home before dawn on Wednesday.
# Explainer
Haiti is in a 'state of siege' after its president was assassinated – so what's behind the latest chaos?
The 53-year-old was killed by gunmen yesterday.
# Jovenel Moise
Four gunmen suspected of killing Haiti’s president shot dead by police
Authorities declared a “state of siege” in the country and closed the international airport.
# Jovenel Moise
Haiti’s ‘true statesman’ had vowed to bring jobs to troubled country before assassination
Former banana producer Jovenel Moise had ruled for four years before his assassination.
# hurricane elsa
Hurricane Elsa races toward Haiti amid fears of landslides and flooding
Elsa is the first hurricane of the Atlantic season and the earliest fifth-named storm on record.
# Haiti
At least 11 dead and over 130 injured after Haiti earthquake
Secretary of State for Communications Eddy Jackson Alexis said a preliminary report indicated that 11 people had died.
# Earthquake
At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say
The epicentre of the quake was located about 19 kilometres northwest of the city of Port-de-Paix.
# all too easy
Messi warms up for Argentina's World Cup challenge with hat-trick at La Bombonera
Jorge Sampaoli’s side hammered Caribbean minnows Haiti in Buenos Aires, with their talisman scoring three.
# Scandal
Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers
The charity has released a redacted copy of a 2011 internal report into the scandal.
# Reputation
Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal
The charity is looking to rebuild its global reputation after the recent scandal.
# Haiti
Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal
A statement said he was “deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality”.
# medecins sans frontieres
Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year
A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.
# Resignation
Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti
Penny Lawrence said that she was “desperately sorry” for the harm and distress that had been caused.
# Charity Commission
Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations
The Prime Minister has called the UK’s charity regulator to launch a “full and urgent investigation of these very serious allegations”.
# Earthquake
Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims
A spokesperson has confirmed that no staff employed by Oxfam Ireland were involved in the case.
# outrage and shock
African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur
The US President has denied making the comment, though he admits that his language had been “tough”.
# Haiti
UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them
The United Nations has been badly shaken by a wave of allegations of sex abuse by troops.
# Gonaives
38 killed after bus in Haiti ploughs into street musicians while fleeing hit-and-run
Police are still searching for the bus driver, who fled the scene.
# International Aid
The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises
Even though these international crises are overseas, Ireland has shown that these are issues close to home through their 2016 donations.