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Haiti

U. S. to Haiti: Pay for your own elections

After shelling out $33 million last year for Haiti’s disputed legislative and presidential elections, the U.S. government informs Haiti it is suspending elections aid for the upcoming ballot. That’s O.K., the country responds.

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Forget Zika, Haiti has bigger problems — a doctors’ strike

More than three months after medical residents went on strike following a physical altercation with the administrator of Haiti’s largest public hospital, the facility remains closed along with several others around the country. The strike is overwhelming medical organizations such as Doctors Without Borders and Boston-based Partners In Health.

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How one woman is bringing hygiene to Haiti

Myrtha Vilbon, the owner of Glory Industries, shows off her toilet paper company in Haiti. She’ll be among four Haitian entrepreneurs attending the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, with President Barack Obama.

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U.S., EU criticize Haiti presidential elections rerun

While the European Union protested Haiti’s decision to rerun its contested presidential elections by pulling its observers, the Organization of American States says it remains committed to the electoral process. The U.S. State Department also joined the criticism.

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Haiti awaits elections-council decision

As Haitians wait to see if the country’s revamped elections body will annul last year’s disputed presidential vote, opposition candidate Jude Célestin broke his silence and called for the electoral law on fraud to be applied.

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Videos

U.S. banks pullout in the Caribbean creating financial shock waves

Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders meeting meeting in Georgetown, Guyana in July said the pull out of U.S. banks is the biggest risk facing their nations.
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U.S. banks pullout in the Caribbean creating financial shock waves 2:44

U.S. banks pullout in the Caribbean creating financial shock waves

How one woman is bringing hygiene to Haiti 4:03

How one woman is bringing hygiene to Haiti

Interview with Michel Joseph Martelly, former president of Haiti 4:39

Interview with Michel Joseph Martelly, former president of Haiti

Former Haitian president speaks at Miami Dade College event 1:18

Former Haitian president speaks at Miami Dade College event