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Must Read - the Root of Haitian Misery

Democratic Underground 21 May 2022
Aristide asked during a rare interview with The Times at his home office in the ...
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Haitians protest murderous gang war

La Prensa Latina 20 May 2022
Port-au-Prince, May 19 (EFE).- Hundreds of people took to the streets of Port-au-Prince on Thursday to protest a spate of kidnappings and the mounting civilian death toll from a turf battle between gangs in the Haitian capital.
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Why Haiti’s Gang War Keeps On Getting Worse

InSight Crime 20 May 2022
After the vicious 12-day gang war that rocked the northern communes of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, a new report has emerged that details the full extent of the violence ... 400 Mawozo ... SEE ALSO ... the G9 ... The criminal federalization of Port-au-Prince’s gangs means that today most gangs in the capital belong to either the G9 or the G-PEP alliances ... ....
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First Person: Sweet taste of modern beekeeping

Beijing News 20 May 2022
Beekeepers in the southern Haitian commune of Bonbon are creating a buzz around honey in an area which is recovering from an earthquake in 2021 ... "I used to be a traditional beekeeper ... I love honey it is good to taste and is rich in proteins and is also medicinal ... Bees do the hard work ... Right now, I sell it locally and in the capital Port-au-Prince ... ....
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As more doctors are kidnapped in Haiti, more hospitals protest by refusing new patients

Finger Lakes Times 20 May 2022
In a public statement, Bernard Mevs said it will keep its emergency room open for extreme cases ... Kidnapping, they say, has become such an epidemic that no one is safe — not even them ... He’s selfless ... Pierre-Pierre was grabbed in front of a boutique in Port-au-Prince while running an errand after leaving the hospital, according to his family ... ———. .
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Nearly 60m people million internally displaced last year

Taipei Times 19 May 2022
AFP, GENEVA, Switzerland ... Children teach younger children at a shelter for internally displaced people due to gang warfare in a district in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. That marks the second-highest annual number of new internal displacements in a decade after 2020, which saw record-breaking movement due to a string of natural disasters ... .
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Advocates worry Haitian and Black migrants could still face discrimination after Title 42 ends

The Grio 19 May 2022
A woman holds a Haitian flag and roses as people pray together during a church service that is set up outdoors near an encampment after numerous churches were destroyed during the massive earthquake on January 24, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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UN rights chief condemns violence in Haiti

One India 18 May 2022
Port-au-Prince, May 18 ... capital Port-au-Prince.
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UN High Commissioner says armed violence has reached ‘unimaginable and intolerable levels’ in Haiti

Jamaica Observer 18 May 2022
UNITED NATIONS, CMCThe United Nations (UN) High Commissioner, Michelle Bachelet, says armed violence has reached “unimaginable and intolerable levels” in Haiti and that the surge in violence is being fuelled by heavily armed gangs in Port-au-Prince ... gangs in Port-au-Prince.
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Haiti: Armed violence reaches unimaginable and intolerable levels

Beijing News 18 May 2022
A surge in violence fuelled by heavily armed gangs in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, prompted the UN rights chief on Tuesday to express her deep concern over its severe impact on human rights across the Caribbean nation ... Downward spiralling situation ... Bachelet. Gruesome brutality ... Child gang recruits have also been reported. Rippling effects of violence ... ....
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Cash in the City : The Case of Port-au-Prince (World Bank Group)

Public Technologies 17 May 2022
Abstract Following the 2010 devastating earthquake and subsequent cholera epidemic, Port-au-Prince's residents have been increasingly affected by food insecurity, socio-economic unrest including periods of complete lock-down, and gang violence ... The Case of Port-au-Prince.
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12 days after one of their doctors was abducted, these Haiti hospitals are still closed

Finger Lakes Times 17 May 2022
Dr ... Damien Hospital in the Tabarre community of Port-au-Prince at around 6.30 a.m. on May 5 when she was abducted just outside her gate in the Laboule 12 neighborhood in Petionville ... After violence flared up on the eastern edge of Port-au-Prince 21 days later, the charity said it had no choice but to hastily reopen the emergency center in Cité Soleil.
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Haiti: Armed violence reaches ‘unimaginable and intolerable levels’

United Nations 17 May 2022
A surge in violence fuelled by heavily armed gangs in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, prompted the UN rights chief on Tuesday to express her deep concern over ...
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Rising gang violence cripples Haiti economy

Business Day 14 May 2022
Port-au-PrinceHaitian Jonas Joseph juggled running a busy hairdressing salon and a small bar in the capital Port-au-Prince for five years, allowing him to provide for his young family ... In downtown Port-au-Prince — usually a bustling market of clothes and food stalls — shop ...
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As world marks Earth Day, trash still big problem

Jamaica Observer 14 May 2022
A group of wild elephants sift through garbage looking for food at a landfill in Sri Lanka ... And in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a woman sells greens in front of a field of decomposing trash, some burning in piles ... — AP. A woman selling greens waits for customers in the Croix des Bosalles market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, September 22, 2021 ... AP</strong>.

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