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Pope Francis prays for "martyr" nun Luisa Dell'Orto, killed in Haiti

WorldNews.com 27 Jun 2022
Hailed as a "martyr" by the Pope, Sister Luisa Dell'Orto was slain “during an armed aggression, probably with the aim of robbery,” in Port-au-Prince, the diocese of Milan said ... Speaking at St ... The Milan diocese further said the nun, who was born in Lombardy, northern Italy, had run a home for children in a very poor suburb of Port-au-Prince.
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Italian nun slain in Haiti is hailed by pope as martyr

Info News 26 Jun 2022
The diocese of Milan says Sister Luisa DellOrto, 64, was slain “during an armed aggression, probably with the aim of robbery," in Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital ... in a very poor suburb of Port-au-Prince, the Milan diocese said.
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Italian Nun Slain in Haiti Hailed by Pope as Martyr

Voa News 26 Jun 2022
The diocese of Milan says Sister Luisa Dell'Orto, 64, was slain "during an armed aggression, probably with the aim of robbery," in Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital ... a very poor suburb of Port-au-Prince, the Milan diocese said.
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Pope Francis urges calm in protest-hit Ecuador

Arab News 26 Jun 2022
VATICAN CITY ... “I encourage all parties to abandon violence and extreme positions ... Pope Francis also highlighted the death of sister Luisa DellOrto, an Italian missionary who he said was killed on Saturday in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince ... ....
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‘So Long Daddy, See You In Hell’: Munich Review

Screen Daily 26 Jun 2022
Told with a mixture of punk-like exuberance and lyrical reserve, the film struggles to contain all the intriguing elements of a chilling true story. Festivals may welcome Roth’s distinctive vision of the material, and local audiences could be intrigued when Port Au Prince releases in Germay.  Visually impressive with some striking scenes ... .
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Official: 8 more die as Haiti prisons lack food, water

Jamaica Observer 25 Jun 2022
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An official said Thursday that at least eight inmates have died at an overcrowded prison in Haiti that ran out of food two months ago, adding to dozens of similar deaths this year as the country's institutions crumble ... He said the prison houses 833 inmates ... But the situation has since deteriorated ... ... They can't sit back ... .
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Sex for a job: the scandal of Haiti’s exploited US garment workers

The Guardian 23 Jun 2022
Women paid a pittance for making clothes for top US brands are often forced to have sex by bosses to keep ...
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Official: Eight more die as Haiti prisons lack food, water

The Gleaner 23 Jun 2022
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An official said Thursday that at least eight inmates have died at an overcrowded prison in Haiti that ran out of food two months ago, adding to dozens of similar deaths this year as the country's institutions... .
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World Bank approves funds to strengthen primary health care in Haiti

Jamaica Observer 19 Jun 2022
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The World Bank’s board of directors has approved additional financing of US$20 million for the Strengthening of Primary Health Care and Surveillance in Haiti Project (PROSYS), which aims to increase utilisation of primary health care services in ...
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Armed bandits now control Haiti’s largest courthouse after violent takeover

Finger Lakes Times 17 Jun 2022
Due to the timing, there is no mention of the takeover of the courthouse, which includes the Court of First Instance of Port-au-Prince ... Also under the control of the bandits are registries, archives of the Court of Port-au-Prince, the library and certain offices of the Court of Appeal of Port-au-Prince.
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UN: Haiti police need immediate help amid surge in violence

San Francisco Chronicle 17 Jun 2022
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.N ... Helen La Lime, the top U.N ... In May alone, she said more than 200 killings and 198 abductions were reported ... Security Council report ... The warning comes just days after a gang targeted the Court of First Instance in the capital of Port-au-Prince, looting and burning case files and pieces of evidence, she said ... .
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Armed bandits take over Haiti’s largest courthouse

The Keene Sentinel 17 Jun 2022
SWAT and other specialized units of the Haiti National Police were moving in and out of Port-au-Prince’s main courthouse as they tried to figure out how to carry an oversized safe with sensitive ...
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Haiti Gang Has Occupied Supreme Court for Almost a Week

InSight Crime 17 Jun 2022
On June 14, the Palais de Justice, the highest seat of the Haitian judicial system, was still occupied by heavily armed members of the “5 Seconds” (5 Segond) gang, one of the two main crime groups from the Village-de-Dieu neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, unnamed government sources told news outlet Le Nouvelliste ... SEE ALSO ... InSight Crime Analysis ... ....
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Haiti Film festival at Tribeca’s The Flea

AM New York 15 Jun 2022
HCX, founded in 2009, sponsors a wide variety of arts programming reflecting artistic expressions of the Haitian homeland and its diaspora ... (Directed by Gessica Généus, this is a heart-felt film displaying everyday life in Port-au-Prince) ... This film depicts life in Haiti after the devastating January 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince ... RSVP REQUIRED.
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US-expelled Haitians fuel charter business to Latin America

The Roanoke Times 15 Jun 2022
As he waited in Port-au-Prince for a charter flight back to Santiago, news from northern Chile underscored why he wanted to go to the United States in the first place ...It’s tough to sell tickets from Santiago to Port-au-Prince ... 14, 2020, from Port-au-Prince to Manaus, Brazil.

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