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Stories with place: Haiti
  • 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.

  • Donation of surplus peanuts from US dismays Haiti farmers story has photos
    Updated: Apr-15-16 9:26 am

    MIREBALAIS, Haiti - The barefoot farmer oversees three teenage workers as they attack weeds with spades in a sunbaked field of peanut plants, a vital cash crop often grown on Haiti's marginal farmland.

  • Haiti artists forge int'l reputation with art made of junk story has photos
    Updated: Apr-11-16 1:49 am

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Amid a maze of car repair shops in Haiti's gritty capital, Andre Eugene pitches a shredded tire he found atop a towering sculpture he built out of rusty engine parts, bed springs and other cast-off junk.

  • Official: Numerous hurdles to concluding Haiti elections story has photos
    Updated: Apr-05-16 6:28 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The head of Haiti's revamped electoral council said Tuesday that the nine-member body is facing numerous hurdles in concluding a troubled election cycle that began last year.