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Latin America

Haiti protesters call for President Moise to step down

The recent price hike - which has been scrapped - was the last straw for Haitians who have been struggling with poverty for years.

Haiti

Haiti suspends fuel price hike after deadly protests

Haiti's president tells protesters to 'go home' after suspending fuel price increases that triggered violent protests.

Latin America

Deadly protests in Haiti against fuel prices increases

In a country where a majority of workers receive less than two dollars a day, many are saying they cannot handle the increases which have driven petrol prices to nearly five dollars a litre.

Haiti

Haiti bans Oxfam over sexual misconduct

The NGO is declared persona non grata for "violating Haitian legislation and breaching the principle of human dignity."

UK charity Oxfam permanently banned from Haiti

Opinion

NGOs should not be allowed to operate above the law

The Oxfam sex abuse scandal demonstrates the urgent need for legal accountability in the humanitarian aid sector.

Sienna Merope-Synge

by Sienna Merope-Synge

Sienna Merope-Synge

Haiti

Oxfam boss reveals 26 new claims of sexual misconduct

British charity has received more than two dozen new sexual misconduct allegations since the Haiti scandal broke out.

Haiti

Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex abuse allegations

Oxfam issues its first direct apology to Haiti over prostitution scandal that has shaken the charity.

Haiti

Oxfam: Witness 'threatened' in sexual misconduct probe

Internal inquiry report from 2011 also reveals charity's former Haiti director 'admitted to using prostitutes'.

Oxfam: Witness 'threatened' in sexual misconduct probe

Humanitarian crises

Oxfam deputy resigns over aid mission sex scandals

UK charity's second-in-command steps down as handling of prostitute scandals threatens crucial government funding.

Oxfam's Penny Lawrence quits over charity's scandals

Haiti

Haitian appeal: Help us get clean drinking water

Haitians now have to buy clean drinking water. Those that can't afford it are drinking contaminated water and risking serious diseases.

Donald Trump

Global fury over Trump's racist remark on Africa, Haiti

US president referred to El Salvador, Haiti and Africa as 'shithole countries' in conversation about immigration.

Haiti

Haiti prisons: Overcrowding a major problem

Haiti has some of the most overcrowded prisons in the world. Human rights groups say around 11,000 inmates live in inhumane conditions. Their plight is just one of the many problems being addressed by the new UN mission to the country.

Haiti

Haiti creativity: Turning garbage into political art

Artists in Haiti are turning garbage into politically-infused art that gives a voice to the poorest in society. A resistance movement that originated in the slums of the capital, Port-au-Prince, is adding a creative twist to everyday objects.

Maternal health

The midwives helping women on the US-Mexico border

In Tijuana, two women who call themselves 'frontier midwives' are supporting women neglected by the healthcare system.

The midwives helping women on the US-Mexico border

Haiti

Millions at risk of famine in post-hurricane Haiti

Jovenel Moise, Haiti's new president, is pleading for international assistance as millions face the risk of famine in the south of the country.