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Thousands are without food, shelter and communication after Hurricane Matthew tears through Haiti, leaving hundreds dead.

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Sitting President Michael Martelly is accused of having rigged the election in his support of candidate Jovenel Moise in the first round of voting last October.

Tens of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian-descent are set to be deported tomorrow as Hispaniola sits on the brink of a war.

  via:christianpost   A megachurch in Phoenix, Ariz., kicked off a clean water campaign today by having its college students walk for 12 miles across the city to raise money to build water wells in developing countries.  Palmcroft Church is behind a campaign to raise thousands of dollars to bring clean water to those in […]

Chaos reigned north of Haiti’s capital Friday as hospitals overflowed with people rushing to get help from a fast-moving cholera break that has killed at least 138 people. Terry Snow, Haiti director for the non-profit Youth With a Mission, saw people lined up outside hospitals and clinics, many in stretchers, waiting 24 hours or more […]

A group of scholars and activists including Cornel West and Noam Chomsky are urging France to pay the billions of dollars of debt that Haiti paid them for Haitian independence. The UK Guardian reports : The open letter to the French president says the debt, now worth more than €17bn (£14bn), would cover the rebuilding […]

A mother broke down in tears as she was reunited with her baby girl six months after the earthquake that devastated Haiti.

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Wyclef announced the creation of Yéle Corps, a new program that will provide jobs to nearly 1,000 people a day cleaning the streets and removing garbage.