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Stories with place: Haiti
  • Lawyer denies ex-rebel leader tied to attack on Haiti police 
    Updated: May-24-16 5:45 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The lawyer for a Senate candidate and ex-rebel leader said Tuesday that his client had nothing to do with a deadly attack on a police station in southern Haiti this month.

  • Concern in Haiti over emerging condition linked to Zika story has photos
    Updated: May-23-16 11:08 pm

    MIREBALAIS, Haiti - Berny Saint-Sauveur was moaning and incoherent when his family carried him into a hospital in central Haiti. He was unable to move, he later found out, because of an unusual paralysis syndrome linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

  • Haitian woman visits hospital where doctors rebuilt her face 
    Updated: May-23-16 3:41 am

    MIAMI - A Haitian woman who attracted widespread media attention 10 years ago for a 16-pound facial growth says she'd now like to work as a reporter, too.

  • Florida farmworker dies after complaining of heat exhaustion 
    Updated: May-19-16 4:05 pm

    IMMOKALEE, Florida - Local and federal authorities are investigating the death of a Haitian farmworker who had complained of heat exhaustion during a two-hour bus ride back to Immokalee from southwest Florida tomato fields.

  • Gunmen in green uniforms attack police station in Haiti 
    Updated: May-16-16 10:13 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A few dozen gunmen wearing green uniforms attacked a police station in Haiti's southern peninsula before dawn Monday, killing an officer and wounding at least two others before fleeing.

  • Delivery of supplies not enough to end Haiti hospital strike story has photos
    Updated: May-12-16 8:10 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The health ministry delivered a truckload of medical supplies to Haiti's biggest public hospital Thursday, but resident doctors said it wouldn't come close to ending a strike that has spread through the economically straitened health system.

  • DHS released nearly 20,000 criminal immigrants last year 
    Updated: May-11-16 2:42 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. tried repeatedly to deport Jean Jacques, an immigrant living in the U.S. illegally, but his native Haiti wouldn't take him back after he served more than a decade in a state prison for attempted murder and committed multiple parole violations.

  • No end in sight to election mess in struggling Haiti story has photos
    Updated: May-04-16 12:09 am

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Senate leader Jocelerme Privert took office as Haiti's caretaker president with one real task: Quickly untangle a political stalemate blocking presidential and legislative runoff elections.

  • At least 9 Haitians killed when boat capsizes in rough seas 
    Updated: May-02-16 9:08 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - At least nine Haitians have died after a small boat they were traveling in capsized in rough seas off the northern coast.

  • US official visits Haiti to assess progress toward elections story has photos
    Updated: Apr-28-16 10:07 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The U.S. State Department's special coordinator for Haiti arrived in the troubled Caribbean nation Thursday seeking to help resolve a political standoff that has left elections in limbo.

  • Cuban players paid smugglers $15 million, prosecutors say 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 4:53 pm

    MIAMI - Cuban baseball players paid a South Florida-based smuggling ring more than $15 million to leave the communist island in secretive ventures that included phony documents, false identities and surreptitious boat voyages to Mexico, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, federal prosecutors say.

  • Slaying of 3 deaf women in Haiti highlights vulnerability story has photos
    Updated: Apr-25-16 12:06 am

    LEVEQUE, Haiti - The three friends had spent the day stocking up on food in the Haitian capital when they left for their village, setting off on the 20-mile trip home by foot because the minibuses known as tap-taps weren't running after a bridge collapse.