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At least 133 deaths in protests during 14 months
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At least 133 deaths in protests during 14 months

At least 133 people were killed and 551 injured during opposition-led protests between October 2018 and December 2019, according to the United Nations.

Hurricane
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Hurricane

Hundreds of charities directed their focus to the country when the hurricanes hit. Mike and I received calls and emails from our connections involved with international relief. They knew emergency procedures, but not the island. They were heading to the northwest sector, near Gonaives, where the most severe destruction occurred. We asked, but no one was interested in the south where Lamontay lay.

At least nine Haitians dead, two missing, scores of homes destroyed in Laura’s wake
Haiti, Latest News

At least nine Haitians dead, two missing, scores of homes destroyed in Laura’s wake

At least nine people died and two went missing in Haiti as Tropical Storm Laura made its way through the country on Sunday, according to Le Nouvelliste. Countless homes also crumbled as high winds and floodwaters raced through towns in Laura’s path — causing some residents to flee for safety in the middle of the night and government officials to issue a red alert.