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Haitian migrants get residency extension from Dominican govt

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:01:51 GMT2017-07-25T21:01:51Z

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- The Dominican Republic on Tuesday granted a one-year extension to some 230,000 Haitian migrants trying to renew or obtain residency permits, an issue that has soured relations between the neighboring countries....

Haiti, Dominican Republic face off in bodybuilding showdown

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:26:04 GMT2017-07-24T16:26:04Z

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- The muscles glistened as bodybuilders from Haiti and the Dominican Republic flexed and strutted onstage in the first such showdown between the neighboring countries whose relations are often tense....

UN official says Haiti peacekeeping a mission accomplished

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:27:57 GMT2017-07-21T23:27:57Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The top U.N. official for Haiti is urging the Caribbean country's new government to keep its promises to fight corruption, improve justice, and combat poverty especially in rural areas, saying peacekeepers have accomplished their mission of stabilizing the Western hemisphere's poorest nation....

UN Assembly backs $40.5 million for Haiti cholera victims

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:01:40 GMT2017-07-13T23:01:40Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday backing the U.N. chief's appeal to member states to transfer $40.5 million in unspent funds from Haiti's peacekeeping mission to help victims of a cholera outbreak that has afflicted over 800,000 people....

Coast Guard repatriates 102 Haitian migrants found at sea

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:51:15 GMT2017-07-13T16:51:15Z

MIAMI (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard repatriated 102 Haitian migrants found in the Atlantic Ocean, the largest repatriation of migrants in more than a year....