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  • Haiti leader vows action on documents for migrants

    Haiti's government will soon begin a campaign to provide documents to thousands of its citizens seeking legal residency in the Dominican Republic, the Haitian prime minister said Thursday, addressing complaints that have sparked angry protests in recent weeks.

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FILE--Workers washes the exterior windows of Digicel office in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on January 11, 2011.

    Caribbean

    Cellular providers block ‘free’ call apps in Caribbean angering consumers

    A decision by one of the Caribbean’s largest cell phone companies to block popular Internet call apps from using its network is catching the wrath of consumers.

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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2014, file photo, Haitian President Michel Martelly speaks to the media during a photo opportunity with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Leading opposition factions alleged Thursday July 10, 2014, that Haiti's presidentially appointed electoral council is stacking the deck in favor of President Michel Martelly, who has scheduled long-delayed legislative and municipal elections for October.

    Opposition sides claim Haiti elections jeopardized

    Leading opposition factions are alleging that Haiti's presidentially appointed electoral council is stacking the deck in favor of President Michel Martelly, who has scheduled long-delayed legislative and municipal elections for October.

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In this June 30, 2014 photo, Evelyn Melisma holds her 7-month-old baby outside their tent home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as his fever spikes with a newly arrived mosquito-borne illness. This latest scourge in Haiti is chikungunya. It’s a rarely fatal but intensely painful mosquito-borne virus that has spread rapidly through the Caribbean and parts of Latin America after local transmission first started in tiny French St. Martin late last year, likely brought in by an infected air traveler.

    Virus strikes hard in Haiti's crowded shantytowns

    Within a dense cluster of flimsy shacks made mostly of plastic tarp and wooden planks, a young mother cradles her sick, whimpering toddler while trying to guard against a fierce tropical sun.

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves addresses the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at U.N. headquarters.

    Caribbean

    Caribbean leaders open summit in Antigua

    Caribbean leaders opened a four-day summit in Antigua with a packed agenda that looks at the future of their regional bloc to the impact of the economic slowdown to a new citizenship law in the Dominican Republic.

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Former Haitian President Leslie Manigat, who was ousted after 4 1/2 months in office after winning controversial military-organized presidential elections in January 1988, died Friday after a long illness. He was 83.

    Haiti

    Former Haiti President Leslie Manigat dead at 83

    Former Haitian President Leslie François Manigat, who had been in declining health for years, died Friday. Fluent in four languages, he was a political scientist, historian and an internationally recognized intellectual.

  • Haiti

    Canada, U.S. issue Haiti travel advisory

    U.S. and Canadian governments warn citizens about an increase in crime in Haiti ahead of the country’s busy summer travel season, and amid an ongoing political impasse over delayed elections.

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Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (right) and Finance Minister Peter Phillips during the budget speech in the House of Parliament in Jamaica, Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

    Jamaica

    Jamaica’s Simpson Miller sidelines nationals in Miami visit

    Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is in South Florida, but local Jamaicans shouldn’t expect a meet-and-greet beyond her commencement address at a local university.

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U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a news conference at United Nations headquarters, prior to the opening of the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.

    Haiti

    U.N. head served in Haiti cholera lawsuit

    Attorneys for Haitian cholera victims say United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has been served with a lawsuit seeking to get the global body to take responsibility for the disease.

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