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LGBTQ festival canceled in Haiti amid threats, gov't order

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:45:40 GMT2016-09-27T23:45:40Z

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Organizers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said Tuesday that it has been called off due to numerous threats of violence and a subsequent prohibition by a government commissioner....

Former President Aristide leaps from behind scenes in Haiti

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:17:42 GMT2016-09-27T16:17:42Z

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide has leaped from behind the scenes to take a major role in campaigning for next month's presidential election, leading many to believe the most polarizing figure in the tumultuous world of Haitian politics is poised to regain influence if his party wins....

Mexico sees surge of migrants from Haiti, Africa and Asia

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:14:09 GMT2016-09-25T01:14:09Z

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican immigration authorities said Saturday they have been hit by a surge of almost 5,000 Haitian, African and Asian migrants entering by the southern border in just a few days....

US toughens stance on Haitians seeking entry at border

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:22:26 GMT2016-09-22T18:22:26Z

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday that it was widening efforts to deport Haitians, a response to thousands of immigrants from the Caribbean nation who have overwhelmed California border crossings with Mexico in recent months....

The Latest: Official says 40,000 Haitians may be going to US

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:35:46 GMT2016-09-22T16:35:46Z

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. efforts to resume regular deportations of Haitians amid a surge of new arrivals at California border crossings with Mexico (all times local):...