Haiti

Magnitude-5.9 earthquake hits Haiti, at least 11 dead

Relief efforts are under way as casualties climb in Haiti's northwest region.

Magnitude-5.9 earthquake hits Haiti, at least 11 dead

Latin America

Haitians resurrect honour for historic heroes

Newer generation reminded of roots by statues of iconic figures that went unnoticed for long time.

Latin America

Chile imposes tough new immigration measures

Chile imposes tougher immigration measures to cope with the influx of migrants from neighbouring countries.

Latin America

Haiti PM quits amid fuel price increase fallout

Embattled prime minister steps down following days of violent protests sparked by a botched bid to raise fuel prices.

Latin America

Haiti government faces no-confidence vote amid violent protests

The streets of Port-au-Prince are calmer now, but Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant faces a vote of no confidence in Parliament.

Latin America

Haitians plan protests despite govt scrapping fuel price hike

The International Monetary Fund has recommended Haiti raise fuel prices by up to 50 percent.

Latin America

Haiti unrest: Protesters call for PM's resignation

A vote of confidence has been scheduled in the parliament for Saturday, but there is intense pressure on the prime minister to step down before then.

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