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Haitians on Texas border undeterred by US plan to expel them

Sep. 18, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Haitian migrants seeking to escape poverty, hunger and a feeling of hopelessness in their home country said they will not be deterred by U.S. plans to speedily send them back, as thousands of people remained encamped on the Texas border Saturday after crossing from...

Official: US to expel Haitians from border, fly to Haiti

Sep. 18, 2021 05:04 AM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration plans the widescale expulsion of Haitian migrants from a small Texas border city by putting them on flights to Haiti starting Sunday, an official said Friday, representing a swift and dramatic response to thousands who suddenly crossed the...

US official: Government plans to send “massive" number of migrants from Texas border to Haiti on flights starting Sunday

Sep. 17, 2021 20:30 PM EDT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — US official: Government plans to send “massive" number of migrants from Texas border to Haiti on flights starting Sunday.

Haiti PM, under fire, addresses evidence in leader's slaying

Sep. 16, 2021 20:50 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The office of Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry issued its first public statement Thursday about evidence authorities say they have of phone calls between him and a key suspect in the presidential assassination, saying he received countless calls from people...

UN: Tens of thousands await help 1 month after Haiti quake

Sep. 16, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tens of thousands of Haitians are still awaiting help more than a month after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the country’s southern region, a U.N. official said Thursday. Bruno Lemarquis, resident and humanitarian coordinator in Haiti,...

Haiti faces fresh instability as PM comes under scrutiny

Sep. 15, 2021 21:53 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s government is starting to crumble as Prime Minister Ariel Henry faces increased scrutiny from authorities investigating the president’s slaying, with Henry firing the justice minister late Wednesday, just hours after another top official resigned and...

Frustration grows for migrants stuck in southern Mexico

Sep. 15, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Caribe Dorvil wakes up at 3 a.m. each day to prepare food to sell in a small street market with dozens of other Haitian migrants in this southern Mexican city. Unable to find other work because they still lack legal status, Dorvil and Haitian...

Haiti prosecutor seeks to charge PM in killing, is replaced

Sep. 14, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A new chief prosecutor was sworn in Tuesday just hours after his predecessor asked a judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in the slaying of the president and to bar him from leaving Haiti, a move that could further destabilize a country roiled by turmoil...

Haiti prosecutor asks judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in president's slaying

Sep. 14, 2021 12:40 PM EDT
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti prosecutor asks judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in president's slaying.

Haiti ombudsman demands PM resignation amid slaying probe

Sep. 13, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s Office of Citizen Protection posted a video Monday demanding that Prime Minister Ariel Henry step down as authorities seek to interview him about telephone calls he allegedly had with a key suspect in the president’s assassination. ...