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No word from Haiti’s president as fear paralyses capital

Sporadic gunfire echoed through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Monday as the government remained silent in the face of protests

Singer Martelly tipped to win in Haiti

Partial results suggested Monday that carnival singer Michel Martelly was on course for a landslide win in Haiti's presidential run-off election.

One year on, Haiti honours earthquake dead

Haiti on Tuesday began two days of remembrance ceremonies in honour of the thousands of people who died in an earthquake a year ago.

Quake amputees embody resilience in broken Haiti

Sprinting on their crutches at breakneck speed, the young soccer players who lost legs in Haiti's earthquake last year project a symbol of hope.

Fear grows as cholera reaches Haiti’s capital

Haiti desperately sought on Wednesday to halt a cholera epidemic that threatens to spiral out of control after reaching the capital's crowded slums.

Haiti battles cholera epidemic, nearly 200 dead

Quake-hit Haiti and its aid partners fought on Friday to stem a cholera epidemic that has killed nearly 200 people and sickened more than 2 000.

Haitians who survived destruction face new fear

Haitians who survived last month's devastating earthquake that killed more than 200 000 now face a fear: rain.

Sarkozy’s Haiti visit a first ever by a French President

France's national anthem blared across the tarmac on as Nicolas Sarkozy made the first visit ever by a French president to Haiti.

More than a million remain with no shelter in Haiti as rains loom

For the hundreds of thousands still ­living on the streets, fears are now turning to what the next few months of downpours will bring.

Haiti mourns one month after devastating quake

Haiti on Friday marks the one-month anniversary of the devastating quake that killed more than 210 000 people.

Haiti: More than 217 000 killed in earthquake

Haiti has raised the death toll from January's quake to more than 217 000, while the focus turned to providing shelter for the homeless.

Haiti quake death toll reaches 212 000

The death toll from Haiti's catastrophic earthquake last month has reached 212 000, the prime minister said on Thursday.

Haiti death toll tops 200 000 as aid anger mounts

The death toll in the Haiti quake has swelled to 200 000, Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive said on Wednesday.

Haiti doctors fear malaria and typhoid as rains arrive

With a million Haitians homeless and disease spreading, the earthquake-shattered island is threatened by other natural forces.

Disease spreads in quake-hit Haiti

Haiti's desperate earthquake survivors faced a new deadly threat on Friday as the UN reported a rise in cases of diarrhea, measles and tetanus.

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