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US group sues ex-Haitian mayor over human rights claims

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:45:15 GMT2017-03-23T18:45:15Z

BOSTON (AP) -- A U.S. human rights organization has filed a federal lawsuit in Massachusetts against a former mayor in Haiti on behalf of three Haitian citizens who allege he violently persecuted them....

New prime minister urges Haitians to heal deep divisions

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:34:32 GMT2017-03-22T00:34:32Z

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Haiti's new prime minister on Tuesday urged this deeply polarized country to bridge divisions, and he vowed to bring steady advances even while acknowledging that the struggling nation has no shortage of accelerating problems....

Haiti police dispute there was attempt on Aristide's life

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:03:16 GMT2017-03-22T00:03:16Z

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Haitian police on Tuesday rejected claims by ex-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide's lawyers and associates that the twice-elected, twice-ousted former leader was the target of an assassination attempt....

Uruguay pulling troops out of UN mission in Haiti

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:36:34 GMT2017-03-20T23:36:34Z

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- Uruguay will soon pull its soldiers out of a United Nations stabilization mission in Haiti that began operations in 2004 and is facing sharp cutbacks, the leader of the South American country announced Monday....

UN chief calls for Haiti peacekeeping mission to end Oct. 15

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:34:28 GMT2017-03-20T23:34:28Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is recommending that the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti wrap up with the departure of all 2,370 military personnel by Oct. 15....