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Stories with place: Haiti
  • Haiti's image explored in photo exhibit at Florida museum 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 2:22 pm

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - When photography was new, wealthy Haitians posed for the camera in fine clothes and formal parlors, as at home in the world's capitals as any of their European or American peers.

  • Haiti's image explored in photo exhibit at Florida museum story has photos
    Updated: Jun-29-15 10:25 am

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - When photography was new, wealthy Haitians posed for the camera in fine clothes and formal parlors, as at home in the world's capitals as any of their European or American peers.

  • Durbin meets with officials in Haiti to talk US assistance 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 7:44 am

    CHICAGO - The office of U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois says he has met with officials in Haiti to discuss the status of U.S. assistance programs more than five years after an earthquake killed thousands.

  • Haitian man gets 16 years for taking US citizens hostage 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 4:55 pm

    ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - A Haitian man has been sentenced to 16 years in an American prison for taking U.S. citizens hostage in Haiti in 2012.

  • Haitian man gets 16 years for taking US citizens hostage 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 4:31 pm

    ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - A Haitian man has been sentenced to 16 years in an American prison for taking U.S. citizens hostage in Haiti in 2012.

  • Haiti seeks to control 'city' that emerged from quake 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 12:07 am

    CANAAN, Haiti - Before the January 2010 earthquake destroyed much of Haiti's capital, the only occupants of the arid hills near the city's northern edge were skinny goats foraging amid the cactus and scrub.

  • Haiti: Dominican deportations causing 'humanitarian crisis' 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 8:17 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's prime minister warned Thursday that the Dominican Republic is creating a humanitarian crisis with its crackdown on migrants, noting that 14,000 people have crossed the border into Haiti in less than a week.

  • Diaz, Danticat decry deportations in Dominican Republic 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 11:42 am

    MIAMI - Two prize-winning, U.S.-based authors with roots in a divided Caribbean island are urging a range of protests against the deportations of migrants from the Dominican Republic.

  • Florida editorial roundup 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 11:05 am

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

  • In Haiti, president of regional bank tours new schools 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 6:16 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The president of the Inter-American Development Bank on Tuesday visited the first batch of new or remodeled schools in Haiti to replace those demolished by the devastating 2010 earthquake and said the bank is on track to see about 100 schools built over the next three years.

  • Haiti's capital gets 1st movie theater in years 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 9:43 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The first movie theater to operate in the Haitian capital in years has opened its doors off a renovated downtown square, a welcome sign of revival in a city shattered by an earthquake more than five years ago.

  • Dominican Republic offers help to migrants willing to leave 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 6:31 pm

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Migrants who would like to leave the Dominican Republic ahead of a wave of expected deportations are being offered help from the government of the Caribbean country.

  • Haiti cuts 2 more names from presidential candidate list 
    Updated: Jun-20-15 11:23 am

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's electoral council has eliminated two more people from the list of presidential candidates, but voters will still have lots of choices: 56 people tentatively remain on the ballot.

  • Haitians booted from Dominican Republic uncertain of future story has photos
    Updated: Jun-19-15 4:47 pm

    FONBAYA, Haiti - Saint-Soi Souverin sat on a bench resting and thinking about his plight after being uprooted from his longtime home on the other side of the border in the Dominican Republic, far from the Haitian shelter where he is staying.

  • Defamation lawsuit leads to tense confrontation in Maine 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 2:14 pm

    PORTLAND, Maine - The lawyer for an orphanage founder accused of sexually abusing boys in Haiti got into a heated confrontation with a man who advocates for child victims, shouting "Shut up!" as the sides met in Maine for a deposition in a defamation lawsuit.

  • UN: Sex exploitation by peacekeepers strongly underreported 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 8:56 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Members of a U.N. peacekeeping mission engaged in "transactional sex" with more than 225 Haitian women who said they needed to do so to obtain things like food and medication, a sign that sexual exploitation remains significantly underreported in such missions, according to a new report obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Stevenson Jacobs, former AP correspondent, dies at 37 story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 7:04 pm

    NEW YORK - Stevenson Jacobs, a former Associated Press journalist who covered political turmoil in Haiti and breaking news throughout the Caribbean before joining the news cooperative's business desk, has died. He was 37.

  • In northern Haiti, conservation efforts focus on coastlines story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-15 12:35 am

    CARACOL, Haiti - Only little fish are pulled from the coastal waters off Haiti.