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Stories with place: Port-au-Prince
  • AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti government story has photos
    Updated: Feb-06-16 9:35 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Top Haitian leaders negotiated an agreement to install a short-term provisional government less than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States and local authorities announced Saturday.

  • Former soldiers clash with protesters in Haiti; 1 dead story has photos
    Updated: Feb-05-16 8:09 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A band of former Haitian soldiers clashed Friday with a far larger gathering of anti-government demonstrators in the troubled country's capital, resulting in the killing of an ex-member of the abolished military amid an ongoing political crisis.

  • Song by Haiti's outgoing leader jeers at female journalist story has photos
    Updated: Feb-02-16 9:52 am

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's outgoing president has released a brash pop song jeering at his critics and aiming sexually suggestive lyrics at his main target, an award-winning female journalist.

  • OAS to send special mission to Haiti amid political crisis story has photos
    Updated: Jan-27-16 9:17 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The threat of instability in Haiti prompted the Organization of American States on Wednesday to authorize a special mission to help the troubled nation find a way out of a simmering political crisis and set a new date for a runoff election.

  • International community appeals for dialogue, calm in Haiti story has photos
    Updated: Jan-23-16 11:18 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The international community appealed for dialogue and calm in Haiti on Saturday after a presidential and legislative runoff was put on hold indefinitely.

  • For 2nd day in row, protest turns violent in Haiti capital story has photos
    Updated: Jan-19-16 10:16 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - For a second straight day, opposition protesters erected burning roadblocks and shattered windows in a section of Haiti's capital on Tuesday to press for new elections less than a week before a Jan. 24 presidential and legislative runoff.

  • Several election offices attacked in Haiti as runoff nears story has photos
    Updated: Jan-18-16 10:23 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Stone-throwing demonstrators on Monday smashed car windows and set at least two vehicles ablaze in Haiti's capital, hours after several electoral offices were attacked in northern towns as the country prepares for a Jan. 24 presidential and legislative runoff.

  • Boycotting candidate says Jan. 24 runoff will set Haiti back story has photos
    Updated: Jan-17-16 2:59 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's opposition candidate for president is warning that if a runoff is held next weekend as scheduled it will be a big step back for the country's fragile democracy and lead to increased turmoil in the sharply divided nation.

  • Haiti reports its first cases of mosquito-borne Zika virus 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 5:46 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti is reporting its first cases of a mosquito-borne virus that is rapidly spreading in the Americas and is suspected of causing over 3,500 birth defects in Brazil.