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Stories with place: Port-au-Prince
  • Cheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti story has photos
    Updated: May-27-15 8:47 am

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of the buzzing vehicles cut through the chaotic Haitian capital. He has a prosthetic leg to prove it.

  • Haiti grants appeal of abuse case against US man story has photos
    Updated: May-18-15 6:40 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haitian justice authorities are making plans for a new criminal trial against a U.S. citizen who has been accused of physically and sexually abusing boys in an orphanage that he has run for decades in the impoverished Caribbean country, a top government official and lawyers said Monday.

  • French president makes unprecedented state visit to Haiti story has photos
    Updated: May-12-15 5:22 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Francois Hollande on Tuesday became the first president of France to make a formal state visit to Haiti, where bountiful resources and brutal plantation slavery made it the European nation's most profitable colony before an independence uprising more than two centuries ago.

  • Alleged abuse victims in Haiti to get day in court in Maine 
    Updated: May-01-15 2:13 am

    PORTLAND, Maine - A federal defamation lawsuit may become the only venue for young men from Haiti to air abuse allegations in open court following the dismissal of a case against the orphanage founder accused of assaulting them when they were boys in Port-au-Prince, according to the target of the defamation lawsuit.