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Haiti Policeman Released from Jail After Violent Demonstrations

WASHINGTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haitian National policeman Pascal Alexandre is a free man -- for now -- after being conditionally released Friday from the National Penitentiary, where he had been held (Haiti Sun)


US Rapper Kanye West Makes Surprise Visit to Haiti

WASHINGTON - American rap star and third-party U.S. presidential candidate Kanye West visited Haiti on Friday, Haitian President Jovenel Moise announced on Twitter.

"I'm with famous American (Haiti Sun)


Swafford builds 2-shot lead at Corales

Hudson Swafford leads by two shots at the midway point of the Corales Puntacana Resort Club Championship in the Dominican Republic after shooting a 5-under-par 67 on Friday. Swafford held a share of (Haiti Sun)


Four-way tie for lead at PGA Puntacana Championship

Austrian Sepp Straka soared with an eagle and five birdies on Thursday to join a four-way tie for the lead on seven-under 65 in the PGA Tour's Corales Puntacana Championship.

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How US disease control shaped colonial power politics in the Caribbean

A year ago, it would have seemed bizarre to suggest that a virus could reorder the global balance of power. But today, many are wondering whether the US failure to manage COVID-19 and the aggressiv (Haiti Sun)


Brathwaite and Hope frustrate England in second Test

Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope proved a thorn in England's side once again as the West Indies lost just one wicket on the fourth morning of the second Test at Old (Haiti Sun)


Trump Doesnt Like You

By Henry Cruz

Our current Commander in Chief has been calling people that look like me For a Nerd like me, that's an upgrade. (I'm strongly considering tattooing bad hombre over my belly). I (Haiti Sun)


England victory chances hit after Old Trafford washout

9:47 PM IST

West Indies 32 for 1 (Joseph 14*, Brathwaite 6*) trail England 469 for 9 (dec.) by 437 runs

England need to take 19 wickets in two days if they are to keep their series aliv (Haiti Sun)


Haiti Sentences Mexican Drug Traffickers to 5 Years in Prison

A Haitian judge sentenced Mexican nationals Juan Jose Avila, 38, and Andres Vargas Flores, 43, to five years in prison Wednesday after convicting them of drug trafficking. The men were also fined 2 (Haiti Sun)


Xinhua Photos of the Day (June 21)

Beijing, June 21 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

A worker is busy at the construction site of the Yellow River bridge in Mengz (Haiti Sun)


6th Iranian Ship en Route to Venezuela - Economy news

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An Iranian cargo ship is expected to dock in Venezuela soon, an arrival that comes shortly after Tehran sent five tankers loaded with gasoline to relieve its fuel-starved South Am (Haiti Sun)


6th Iranian Ship en Route to Venezuela

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An Iranian cargo ship is expected to dock in Venezuela soon, an arrival that comes shortly after Tehran sent five tankers loaded with gasoline to relieve its fuel-starved South Am (Haiti Sun)


Cuba highlights importance of int'l cooperation amid coronavirus outbreak

HAVANA, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez on Friday highlighted the importance of international cooperation and solidarity amid global efforts to address the cor (Haiti Sun)


Costa Rica postpones football final amid new coronavirus outbreak

SAN JOSE, June 19 (Xinhua) -- The final of Costa Rica's first division Clausura football tournament between Saprissa and Alajuelense has been suspended because of a new outbreak of COVID-19 cases, (Haiti Sun)


Ireland name Paul Stirling as vice-captain

3:56 PM IST

Ireland have appointed Paul Stirling as vice-captain, providing support to Andy Balbirnie after he took charge across all formats last year.

Stirling is one of Ireland's mos (Haiti Sun)


Mexican Highway Sinkhole Reveals Fossil-Filled Cave

A sinkhole on a Mexican highway has exposed a water-filled cave teaming with fossils of sea life and rock formations dating as far back as 2.5 million years.

Cave explorers are using the larg (Haiti Sun)


Protesters Demand Guatemala Ease Coronavirus Lockdown Rules

Scores of demonstrators in Guatemala are demanding President Alejandro Giammattei ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions, even as the death toll in the Central American nation tops 400.

A mot (Haiti Sun)


UK firms apologise for slave links

Global protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd are pushing the UK to acknowledge past links to slavery and racism.

In the space of less than 24 hours, insurance marketplace Lloyd's of (Haiti Sun)


West Indies defeat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets, win T20I series

Pallekele [Sri Lanka], Mar 7 (ANI): Shimron Hetmyer and Andre Russell shine as West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by seven-wickets in the second T20I at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Fri (Haiti Sun)


Governments Should Fulfill Women's Rights Pledges

(New York) - Governments should mark International Women's Day on March 8, 2020 with moves to expedite progress on gender equality, Human Rights Watch said today. They should plan for concerted act (Haiti Sun)


Virus Fears Grip Markets Again; Stocks, Bond Yields Slide

NEW YORK - Fear dominated financial markets again Thursday, and stocks fell sharply on worries about the fast-spreading virus outbreak. It was the latest shudder in Wall Street's wildest week in mo (Haiti Sun)


Haiti cholera outbreak 'stopped in its tracks

This was achieved following concerted efforts from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Haitian Government and others, to address the root causes of cholera.

"Cholera is a disease (Haiti Sun)


Haiti reaches one-year free of Cholera

Washington D.C. / Port au Prince. 23 January 2020 (PAHO/WHO) - The cholera outbreak in Haiti that began in October 2010, affecting over 820,000 people and killing 9,792, has been stopped in its tra (Haiti Sun)


Haiti's Leader Marks Independence Day Amid Security Concerns

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Haitian President Jovenel Moise broke with tradition on Wednesday and celebrated the country's independence day in the capital for security reasons following months of polit (Haiti Sun)


Ollie Pope fit and raring to make Test spot his own

Ollie Pope knows how suddenly opportunity can come knocking... then turn around and slam the door in your face.

So, rather than panic when illness robbed him of a fifth Test appearance for En (Haiti Sun)


Ravi Shastri wishes Team India a 'Happy New Year'

New Delhi [India], Dec 31 (ANI): India head coach Ravi Shastri on Tuesday shared a picture of Team India and wished them a Happy New Year. Shastri took to Twitter to write: "Happy New Year! Guys, you (Haiti Sun)


Climate change and empowering women top aid agencies' 2020 to-do list

We asked 10 organisations which two key issues they would focus on in the coming year

By Emma Batha

LONDON, Dec 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tackling climate change and addressing (Haiti Sun)


Lucknow Test: West Indies defeat Afghanistan by nine wickets

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 29 (ANI): West Indies defeated Afghanistan by nine wickets on the third day of the one-off Test on Friday here at the Ekana Cricket Stadium. Chasing 31, West Indie (Haiti Sun)


Afghanistan lead by 19-run after bundling Windies on 277

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 28 (ANI): Afghanistan were at a lead of 19 runs after bundling out West Indies at 277 in the first Test at Ekana Cricket Stadium here on Thursday. At the end of pl (Haiti Sun)


Study suggests animals could help humans monitor oceans

Washington D.C [USA], Nov 28 (ANI): Sea animals including sharks, penguins, turtles and other seagoing species could help humans monitor the oceans by transmitting oceanographic information from elect (Haiti Sun)


DHS Lacked Technology to Track Separated Migrant Families

WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security lacked a technology system to efficiently track separated migrant families during the execution of the zero tolerance immigration policy in 2018, a (Haiti Sun)