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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Haiti

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The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting
Football philosophy, Usain Bolt’s eating habits and a history of grunting in tennis: everything you need to keep your Sunday ticking over.
Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico; could hit US
Hurricane Irene is making its way to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and possibly Florida. Nearly 600,000 people in Haiti are still without shelter after last year’s earthquake.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.
Column: How can you give an entire country a makeover?
So the government is worried about Ireland’s international image? Try rebranding a country after earthquakes and cholera, writes Sarah O’Toole of Brand Haiti.
Floods threaten Haiti after Tropical Storm Emily
The news comes after Tropical Storm Emily broke apart after dumping rain on Haiti and part of the Dominican Republic.
Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti
The UN has put 11,500 troops on standby in Haiti, with the biggest threat to lives believed to be flooding following fatal mudslides in June.
Tropical storm Emily on path towards Haiti
Haiti, still reeling from last year’s punishing earthquake, is prone to devastating floods.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'
The disease has killed more than 5,500 people and sickened more than 363,000 others since it was discovered in October.
Haiti mudslides, rainstorms kill at least 13
Heavy rains have hammered southern Haiti for a full week, destroying homes and causing mudslides that have killed at least 13 people
Rory McIlroy heads to Haiti on his first trip as Unicef ambassador
The young golfer joined in knitting, sketching and singing sessions with local children while visiting a school and health clinic in the earthquake-hit country.
US government report questions death toll from Haitian earthquake
A draft report suggests that the official death roll was between 46,000 and 85,000 – less than the Haitian tally of 250,000.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In your Fix this evening: The palace is looking forward to the Queen’s visit but Sinn Féin most definitely is not; the woman who was decapitated in Tenerife yesterday is named; Haiti’s new president takes office; Dylan gets defensive; and Jedward goes global.
New president takes power in struggling Haiti
The 50-year-old former pop star known as “Sweet Micky” has become the president of Haiti – a challenging career in Western Hemisphere’s poorest country which is still ravaged by the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake.
Haitian pop singer officially declared president
Michel Martelly has called on the Haitian people to unite and work together, but local media reports that violence has broken out in several cities.
Rising from the rubble: Irish housing project aims to rebuild Haiti from the ruins
Grim reality of clearing Port-au-Prince rubble means risk of uncovering remains of last year’s earthquake victims remains.
In photos: Haitians react to presidential poll
Fears of further post-election violence prove unfounded as preliminary results show popular singer Michel Martelly takes two-thirds of vote.
The Daily Fix: Monday
Our daily guide to the news of the day, and with a few other bits and pieces you might have missed.
Op-ed: An earthquake devastated Haiti - but so too did poverty
On the day that Haiti announces preliminary results from last month’s presidential election, the Director of Trocaire reflects on how the country can be helped to equip themselves against future tragedy.
Counting underway after second round presidential election in Haiti
Police say two people were shot dead in separate political clashes, but otherwise voting passed off peacefully yesterday.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Catch up on today’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.
Haitians head to the polls in presidential run-off
Appeals for calm as electorate cast votes in the second round of presidential election.
Wyclef Jean shot and injured in Haiti
Former presidential hopeful was shot in the hand while in Delmas, Haiti, yesterday.
Haitian quake victims 'forced out of camps' by landowners
The owners of land used as emergency refuge camps are evicting refugees, looking to get their land back.
'Baby Doc' Duvalier arrested by Haitian authorities
Former dictator accused of embezzlement and human rights abuses to be shown the file being brought against him by Haitian prosecutors.
Notorious Haitian dictator returns to "help" country's people
Jean-Claude Duvalier was ousted in revolt in 1986 after he and his father presided over brutal regime reinforced by deadly private militia, the Tonton Macoutes.
Slideshow: Haiti one year on
Today is the first anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti that left tens of thousands dead. But, with increasing reports of violence and disease, how much progress has really been made?
Hundreds of women and girls raped in Haiti camps
Amnesty International report highlights growing sexual violence in earthquake-ravaged country as charity Concern says the overall aid effort there is not proceeding as quickly as is needed.
Cholera-ravaged Haiti 'so full of joy', says Palin
The likely Republican candidate for president travels to Port-au-Prince as part of an evangelical humanitarian delegation.
Low turnout expected in Haiti's polls amid voter intimidation and apathy
Polls open late in Haiti in presidential and parliamentary elections.
Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera
Demonstrations against Nepalese peacekeepers turn violent, as UN soldiers open fire and complain of political bias.
Haiti cholera epidemic death toll hits 900
The epidemic is only going to get worse, say outbreak experts.
Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti
Ireland pledges a further €500,000 and much-needed humanitarian supplies to the devastated Caribbean country.
Haiti on alert as cholera hits the capital
The death toll reaches 544 as authorities fear that the infection in Port-au-Prince could spread to refugee camps.