Human Rights

2019 saw violent crackdown on protesters across Americas: Amnesty

Amnesty International says last year 'brought a renewed assault on human rights across much of the Americas'.

2019 saw violent crackdown on protesters across Americas: Amnesty

Podcast

Haiti's unnatural disasters

The magnitude 7.0 earthquake that devastated Haiti 10 years ago continues to have consequences today.

Haiti's unnatural disasters

Haiti

Death toll in Haiti orphanage fire rises to 15 children

The orphanage had been using candles for light due to problems with its generator and inverter, the home's workers say.

Haiti orphanage fire: 15 children dead, health workers say

Latin America

Haiti orphanage fire: 13 children killed in blaze near capital

Government closed around 160 orphanages in the past five years and hundreds more operate without official authorisation.

Talk to Al Jazeera

President Jovenel Moise: What is next for Haiti?

Haiti's president discusses the challenges his country faces 10 years after the devastating earthquake.

Latin America

Haiti hunger: 1 in 3 people need urgent food aid

Already lacking water and basic services, residents of Canaan, Haiti, are now finding that food is becoming a luxury.

Latin America

Political vacuum in Haiti could let president rule by decree

Protesters have vowed to return to the streets to demand President Jovenel Moise step down.

Political vacuum in Haiti could let president rule by decree

Latin America

Haiti earthquake: Sadness and anger on 10th anniversary

Haitians pay tribute to nearly 300,000 people killed in the devastating earthquake 10 years ago.

Humanitarian crises

In pictures: 10 years since Haiti's devastating earthquake

A decade after a powerful earthquake, Haiti still struggles to recover from the destruction it left behind.

In pictures: 10 years since Haiti's devastating earthquake

Latin America

Haiti quake: 'We are paying for 10 years later'

Ten years after Haiti quake, President Jovenel Moise says aid system needs overhaul.

Latin America

Victims still struggle 10 years after Haiti earthquake

Many never saw benefits of humanitarian aid that flowed in and see little chance of that changing.

Corruption

Latin America in 2020: Stories to watch

As elections loom and protests rattle the region, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2020: Stories to watch

Latin America

Two dead as hundreds of police, supporters march in Haiti

Anger has been growing in the country since August due to a national fuel shortage, as protests turn violent.

Two dead as hundreds of police, supporters march in Haiti

AJ Impact

Is boom, then slump, behind fiery Latin American protests?

Economic concerns have seen thousands take to the streets of Chile, Bolivia, Haiti and Ecuador in the past month.

Is boom, then slump, behind fiery Latin American protests?

Latin America

Haiti protests: President Moise under pressure to resign

Protesters set up barricades and throw rocks at police, who respond with tear gas and shotgun pellets. They scatter, regroup and start again.