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Haiti Faces Floods, Hunger, Violence and a Spiraling Power Struggle

Haiti Faces Floods, Hunger, Violence and a Spiraling Power Struggle Haiti Faces Floods, Hunger, Violence and a Spiraling Power Struggle The country’s prime minister was linked to the president’s assassination. A senator tried taking power. A shooting meant to stop the takeover paralyzed the center of the capital, Port-au-Prince. The dramatic sequence of events unfolded over a single day, Tuesday. …

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Haiti Prosecutor Says Evidence Links Prime Minister to President’s Killing

Haiti Prosecutor Says Evidence Links Prime Minister to President’s Killing

Haiti Prosecutor Says Evidence Links Prime Minister to President’s Killing Haiti Prosecutor Says Evidence Links Prime Minister to President’s Killing PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s chief prosecutor said on Tuesday that there was evidence linking the acting prime minister to the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, and prohibited him from leaving the country until he answers questions about it. Last week, …

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In Haiti, Need Is Overwhelming, but Some Politicians’ Charity Rings False

In Haiti, Need Is Overwhelming, but Some Politicians’ Charity Rings False

In Haiti, Need Is Overwhelming, but Some Politicians’ Charity Rings False In Haiti, Need Is Overwhelming, but Some Politicians’ Charity Rings False LES CAYES, Haiti — Hundreds of Haitian earthquake victims desperately lined up for hot meals delivered to a sweltering makeshift camp this past week, fighting over — and scooping from the muddy ground — rice and chicken that …

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Donors Send Quake Aid to Haiti, but for How Long?

Donors Send Quake Aid to Haiti, but for How Long?

Donors Send Quake Aid to Haiti, but for How Long? Donors Send Quake Aid to Haiti, but for How Long? The urgent pleas for donations to help Haiti cope with last Saturday’s magnitude 7.2 quake began almost immediately: Charities reported an initial outpouring of generosity for a poor country that has long depended on philanthropic aid. But the longer-term outlook …

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Patience Runs Thin in Haiti Quake Zone as Fights Erupt for Cash and Food

Patience Runs Thin in Haiti Quake Zone as Fights Erupt for Cash and Food

Patience Runs Thin in Haiti Quake Zone as Fights Erupt for Cash and Food Patience Runs Thin in Haiti Quake Zone as Fights Erupt for Cash and Food LES CAYES, Haiti — Desperate residents who lost their homes and livelihoods nearly a week ago in Haiti’s earthquake are fighting over what little aid has been delivered, angered by the slow …

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Many Survivors of Haiti Earthquake Expect No Help From Officials

Many Survivors of Haiti Earthquake Expect No Help From Officials

Many Survivors of Haiti Earthquake Expect No Help From Officials Many Survivors of Haiti Earthquake Expect No Help From Officials The small airport of Les Cayes, the main source of supplies for the earthquake zone, bustled on Tuesday with aid groups and foreign emergency workers. There was no sign of any government officials or airplanes. Asked where to find state …

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Earthquake-Struck Haiti is Lashed by Heavy Rains After Storm Hits

Earthquake-Struck Haiti is Lashed by Heavy Rains After Storm Hits

Earthquake-Struck Haiti is Lashed by Heavy Rains After Storm Hits Earthquake-Struck Haiti is Lashed by Heavy Rains After Storm Hits PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The death and injury tolls leapt by many hundreds on Tuesday from the weekend earthquake in Haiti’s southern peninsula, as survivors soaked from Tropical Storm Grace struggled to keep safe in makeshift shelters. Haiti’s National Emergency Operations …

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Tropical Depression Grace Makes Landfall in Haiti

Tropical Depression Grace Makes Landfall in Haiti

Tropical Depression Grace Makes Landfall in Haiti Tropical Depression Grace Makes Landfall in Haiti Tropical Depression Grace made landfall in Haiti on Monday afternoon, the National Hurricane Center said, bringing the potential for mudslides and flooding that could hamper recovery efforts from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the country two days earlier. Several inches of rain could complicate search-and-rescue efforts …

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Haiti News: Search for Survivors After Quake Kills Nearly 1,300

Haiti News: Search for Survivors After Quake Kills Nearly 1,300 Haiti News: Search for Survivors After Quake Kills Nearly 1,300 Here’s what you need to know: Video transcript Back transcript Hundreds Dead After Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Hits Haiti The powerful quake leveled buildings, killed nearly 1,300 people and overwhelmed hospitals in at least two Haitian cities. So they are trying …

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‘I’m the Only Surgeon’: After Haiti Quake, Thousands Seek Scarce Care

‘I’m the Only Surgeon’: After Haiti Quake, Thousands Seek Scarce Care

‘I’m the Only Surgeon’: After Haiti Quake, Thousands Seek Scarce Care ‘I’m the Only Surgeon’: After Haiti Quake, Thousands Seek Scarce Care LES CAYES, Haiti — With broken bones and open wounds, the injured jammed into damaged hospitals or headed to the airport, hoping for mercy flights out. A handful of doctors toiled all night in makeshift triage wards. A …

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