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Stories with place: Haiti
  • new storyDominica prime minister says Erika leaves 20 dead story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-28-15 11:16 pm

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - A weakening Tropical Storm Erika drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Friday after leaving a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people and left another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.

  • Haiti probes robbery as possible motive in killing of ex-cop 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 6:01 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Authorities in Haiti say three men on a motorcycle have shot and killed a former national police director and a retired Boston police officer, and they say robbery could be a motive.

  • Former Boston police officer slain in Haiti 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 11:44 am

    BOSTON - A retired Boston police officer who served as a liaison to the city's Haitian community and other immigrant neighborhoods for two mayors is being remembered for his contributions after he was shot to death in Port-au-Prince.

  • US OPEN 2015: Back on court, Duval still a winner in NYC 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 10:28 pm

    NEW YORK - Vicky Duval suspects tennis' locker rooms were a bit too quiet without her.

  • Haitian officials to redo voting in 25 districts 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 8:28 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haitian election authorities say they will redo voting in 25 districts due to violent disruptions that marred legislative elections earlier this month.

  • Maine man who must pay $14.5M for defamation wants new trial 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 5:53 pm

    PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine man ordered to pay $14.5 million in damages to a Haiti orphanage founder he accused of sexually abusing boys is asking for a new trial.

  • Slaying of Haitian investigated in Dominican Republic 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 4:34 pm

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Police in the Dominican Republic were trying Thursday to determine if the slaying of a Haitian man in a border region was connected to a protest against migrants in the area.

  • University of Mary men's soccer team spending time in Haiti 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 10:42 am

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - The University of Mary men's soccer team is spending some time in the Caribbean.

  • Chung slams 'cynical' FIFA ethics probe of charity money story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 9:26 am

    GENEVA - FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon has accused football's governing body of trying to "misrepresent" charitable donations he made to relief donations to Pakistan and Haiti.

  • Telecom Digicel relaunches mobile money product in Haiti 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 6:04 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A mobile phone network provider has relaunched a money transfer system in Haiti designed to let people get easier access to cash through their cellphones.

  • Official: 18 dead in truck accident in northern Haiti 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 4:16 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A truck crowded with vendors heading to a market lost control and tipped over in Haiti's northern region Saturday, killing 18 people and injuring 28, authorities said.

  • Dominican Republic resumes patrols to deport migrants 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 5:19 pm

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Dominican authorities on Friday resumed patrols to detain and deport migrants, the majority of them Haitians, who lack documents after a more than yearlong hiatus.

  • Migrants flee Dominican Republic, land on border story has photos
    Updated: Aug-12-15 12:28 am

    ANSE-A-PITRES, Haiti - Thousands of Haitians and people of Haitian descent have fled the Dominican Republic in recent weeks, and many of them have not gone far.

  • Haitian rara music moves into the classroom in Miami 
    Updated: Aug-08-15 11:28 am

    MIAMI - Traditional Haitian music called rara pulses like a heartbeat through Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood, kept alive in frequent street parties and now in a more formal classroom setting that educators hope will carry it beyond a core group of immigrant performers.

  • Officials exit Haiti gov't over president's remarks to woman story has photos
    Updated: Aug-05-15 5:25 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A hostile comment made by Haitian President Michel Martelly at a campaign rally has set off an uproar in his coalition government, leading a politically allied party to announce the resignation of three officials from his administration Wednesday.

  • Dominican truckers block border crossings into Haiti 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 6:25 pm

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - The main truckers union in the Dominican Republic on Monday blocked transport of all freight through border crossings into neighboring Haiti, citing concerns about their safety.

  • Orphanage founder returns to Haiti after US jury ruling 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 5:46 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A U.S. citizen who founded a Haiti orphanage for boys returned to the Caribbean country Wednesday after a U.S. jury ordered an activist to pay $14.5 million in damages for falsely accusing him of sexually abusing children in his care.