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At least one dead, dozens hurt as thousands protest graft in Haiti

10 October, 2018 9:20 am 9:20 am

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – At least one person was killed and dozens injured as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Haiti on Wednesday over a corruption scandal and some marchers called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise. A report by Haiti’s Senate accused former government officials of embezzlement, abuse of authority and forgery … Read More

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Magnitude 5.9 quake strikes northern Haiti, causing injuries

10 October, 2018 9:12 am 9:12 am

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck near the northernmost tip of Haiti , injuring a number of people and causing some damage to buildings including an auditorium that collapsed, authorities and media reported. The quake struck about 12.3 miles (20 kms), west-northwest of the port of Port-de-Paix, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. … Read More