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  • HX News5 inmates flee prison in Haiti; 2 recaptured

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Five inmates escaped from a prison in Haiti early Saturday, the country's second jail breakout reported in less than two months.




  • HX NewsHaiti prisons under scrutiny after mass breakout

  • CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti (AP) — Sudden gunfire rattled the morning routine outside the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison and soon inmates, many barefoot and shirtless, dashed frantically from the maximum-security facility, startling street vendors as they looted their wares and fled through the unpaved streets.




  • HX NewsHaiti gets help for mosquito-borne virus outbreak

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti has received a large shipment of treatment packets to help it deal with an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus known as chikungunya amid a rainy season expected to result in a surge of new cases in the country, officials said Wednesday.




  • HX NewsHaiti prison outbreak forces security overhaul of overcrowded, chaotic system

  • The sudden gunfire rattled the morning routine outside the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison and soon inmates, many barefoot and shirtless, dashed frantically from the maximum-security facility, startling street vendors as they looted their wares and fled through the unpaved streets.




  • HX NewsHaiti seeks teacher permits amid education reform

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian children lined up in immaculate uniforms for a new school year on Monday, as the country's government promised to make sure they get a better chance to learn.




  • HX NewsExperts seek to save Haiti's archaeological sites

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The canons have been stolen from the 18th-century seaside fort in the city where Haiti declared its independence and the stones imported from France are commonly targeted by thieves.




  • HX NewsPolice detain US founder of Haiti orphanage

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.S. man who founded a boys' orphanage in Haiti nearly two decades ago was arrested Friday following abuse allegations, authorities said.




  • HX NewsExperts urge Haiti to act on climate change threat

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Coffee and mango fields that help form the backbone of Haiti's agricultural economy are at risk of withering if the country does not take steps soon to prepare for climate change effects, experts at an environmental conference said Thursday.