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Haiti ombudsman demands PM resignation amid slaying probe

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 h...

Vaccine inequity: Inside the cutthroat race to secure doses

PARIS (AP) — No one disputes that the world is unfair. But no one expected a vaccine gap between the global rich and poor that was this bad, this far into the pandemic. Inequity is e...

Vaccine inequity: Inside the cutthroat race to secure doses

PARIS (AP) — When the race for coronavirus vaccines started, health officials knew the competition between rich and poor countries would be lopsided. But few expected poor countries...

Biden: US will protect Haiti embassy, won't send troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday that the U.S. will bolster security at its embassy in Haiti following last week's assassination of that country's president, but sending American tr...

EXPLAINER: Who's who in the probe of Haiti's assassination

WASHINGTON (AP) — The investigation into the July 7 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has so far resulted in at least 23 arrests, with three suspects killed, but no clear picture yet of...

Haiti's future uncertain after brazen slaying of president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An already struggling and chaotic Haiti stumbled into an uncertain future Thursday, reeling from the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse followed by a reported gunbat...

Vaccine deserts: Some countries have no COVID-19 jabs at all

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — At the small hospital where Dr. Oumaima Djarma works in Chad's capital, there are no debates over which coronavirus vaccine is the best. There are simply no va...

Haiti braces for unrest as opposition demands new president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Flying rocks. Burning tires. Acrid smoke. Deadly gunfire. Haiti braced for a fresh round of widespread protests starting Friday, with opposition leaders ...

Tropical Storm Arthur crawls closer to North Carolina coast

MIAMI (AP) — Life-threatening surf and rip currents will spread along U.S. East coast beaches in the days ahead as Tropical Storm Arthur kicks up ocean swells offshore, the National Hurricane Center w...

Tropical Storm Arthur inches closer to U.S. East Coast

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Arthur inched closer to the U.S. East Coast on Sunday and was expected to strengthen as it starts to impact North Carolina later in the day. Arthur formed...

US ruling means former Puerto Rico teacher gets new trial

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A former elementary school teacher found guilty of lewd acts by a divided jury is the first person in Puerto Rico to be awarded a new trial after the U.S. Supreme Court ru...

Judge to hear lawsuit on Puerto Rico school food crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A judge on Thursday agreed to consider a lawsuit filed by a group of mothers and nonprofits who accuse the U.S. territory’s government of dodging its responsibility to fee...

Puerto Rico files fiscal plan, rejects austerity measures

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s government said Monday it has asked a federal control board to delay austerity measures for at least two years and warned it doesn’t have enough money to pay...

Puerto Rico to partially reopen despite coronavirus concerns

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico is taking its first tentative steps in relaxing a nearly two-month lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic, while health officials warn that the U.S. territory i...

Activists: 2 killed in Puerto Rico were transgender women

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Activists said Thursday that the two bodies found inside a charred car in southeast Puerto Rico were of transgender women, marking four such deaths in the past two months....