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By Nick Schifrin
The U.S. and Canada sent armored vehicles and other supplies to Haiti on Saturday to help police fight a powerful gang amid a pending request from the Haitian government for the immediate deployment of foreign troops.
By Dánica Coto, Associated Press
A standoff between a powerful gang federation and Haiti’s government is testing how much power both sides wield and threatens to further derail a paralyzed country where millions of people are struggling to find fuel and water.
Senior U.S. officials say the U.S. government will revoke visas from current and former Haitian government officials involved with criminal organizations.
Fuel, water and other basic supplies have dwindled nearly a month after one of Haiti's most powerful gangs blocked access to a fuel terminal holding millions of gallons of gasoline and diesel.
Haiti's government has agreed to request the help of international armed forces as gangs and protesters paralyze the country and basic supplies including fuel and water dwindle, a top ranking Haitian official has told The Associated Press.
By Evens Sanon, Dánica Coto, Associated Press
Daily life in Haiti began to spin out of control last month just hours after Prime Minister Ariel Henry said fuel subsidies would be eliminated, causing prices to double.
In our news wrap Saturday, the Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to restore its access to the classified materials found at Mar-a-Lago while an independent arbiter conducts his review, Puerto Rico is under a hurricane warning as Tropical…
By PBS NewsHour
On Monday, the term of Haiti’s American-backed prime minister, Ariel Henry officially ends. It will also be seven months since the island nation’s president was assassinated, raising concerns over another crisis in a nation struggling to contain gang-violence in its…
By Dánica Coto, Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
Haiti's prime minister says he plans to hold a referendum to modify the country's constitution by February, and he hopes to organize presidential and legislative elections early next year.
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