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Police posted at home of former Haiti president
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide rallied outside his home Saturday after a new unit of police officers was abruptly posted outside the walled compound in the capital amid fears that the ex-leader faces arrest for failing to heed a court summons.
Large crowds mark 1991 coup anniversary in Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A large crowd of supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched Tuesday through the capital on the anniversary of a 1991 military coup that ousted the country's first democratically elected leader.
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Haiti 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.
Official: Wreck off Haiti likely not Columbus ship
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A shipwreck off the north coast of Haiti probably isn't a lost flagship of Christopher Columbus as a U.S. explorer has claimed, the country's culture minister says.
Haiti 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.
Haiti Courts Investors From Lazard to Carnival For Growth
Haiti’s government is betting foreign investors from Lazard Ltd. (LAZ) to Carnival Corp. (CCL) will help supplant foreign aid as it seeks to expand its tourism, mining and energy industries, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said.
5 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.