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Malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti’s largest prison, most too weak to stand. The corpse of an inmate who died miserably of malnutrition is shrouded beneath a plastic tarp.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

At 454% capacity, Haiti's rat-infested prisons see surge in malnutrition deaths as inmates wait in limbo.

Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti's largest prison, most too weak to stand. The corpse of an inmate who died miserably of malnutrition is shrouded beneath a plastic tarp. Elsewhere, prisoners are crammed shoulder-to-shoulder in cellblocks so overcrowded they ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails.

Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti's largest prison,...

- Deseret News - US

AP Exclusive" Malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti's largest...

- Townhall.com - US

Living hell: Officials alarmed by upsurge of inmates dying in Haiti prisons.

The mortality rate behind bars is reaching alarming levels, with 21 inmates dead at the Port-au-Prince penitentiary just last month.

- FOX News - US

A look inside Haiti’s horrifying prisons, where most end up dead or insane.

The mortality rate behind bars in Haiti is reaching alarming levels, with 21 inmates dead at the Port-au-Prince penitentiary just last month.

- FOX News - US

These Haitian Refugees Are Stranded at the U.S.-Mexico Border.

Magnum photographer Jerome Sessini reports back from Tijuana, Mexico

- TIME Magazine - US

Prosecutors say malnutrition killing inmates in Haiti jails.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti " Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks andprotruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti's largest prison, most too weak to stand. The corpse of an inmate who died miserably of malnutrition...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ex-Haitian rebel leader argues case from US jail cell.

MIAMI, USA — Former Haiti rebel leader and elected senator, Guy Philippe, has been arguing his case from a United States jail call.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Dozens Starve to Death in Caribbean Prison.

"Straight up: This is hell. Getting locked up in Haiti will drive you crazy if it doesn't kill you first," homicide suspect Vangeliste Bazile tells the AP from Haiti's National Penitentiary. The crumbling facility houses around 5,000 prisoners, 80% of which are in extended pretrial detention. Overcrowding, malnutrition, ...

- Newser - US

United Nations Peacekeepers Could Leave Haiti After Nearly 13 Years.

The U.N. is in talks about taking peacekeepers out of Haiti. Miami Herald Caribbean Correspondent Jacqueline Charles says Haitian officials are negotiating how to maintain peace on their own.

- NPR - US

A lesson on UN peacekeeping – from Haiti

The Trump administration promises big changes at the United Nations, especially in its peacekeeping missions, which are now in 16 countries. The head of UN peacekeeping, Hervé Ladsous, said Haiti has made so much progress that he would recommend the Security Council pull out the nearly 5,000 multinational troops and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

A lesson on UN peacekeeping – from Haiti

Security in Haiti has improved enough that the UN might soon pull out its forces. One reason: a novel approach to reducing neighborhood violence by listening to community concerns.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Haitian man admits role in scheme to stage dozens of crashes

A Haitian man has admitted in federal court he was involved in a scheme to stage dozens of car crashes in Connecticut and collected up to $30,000 per wreck by … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Haitian man admits role in scheme to stage dozens of crashes

NEW HAVEN, Conn. " A Haitian man has admitted in federal court he was involved in a scheme to stage dozens of car crashes in Connecticut and collected up to $30,000 per wreck by submitting bogus insurance claims.Jacques Fleurijeune,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Haiti: Peacekeeping chief points to changes in mandate of UN mission

While the security situation in Haiti is “not perfect,” solid progress has been made over the past few years, the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations has said, stressing that the Organization is considering a change in the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in the island nation, known as MINUSTAH.

- UN - INT

Haitian Government, UN and partners launch two-year plan aimed at saving lives, building resilience

The United Nations together with relief organizations in Haiti have launched a two-year, $291 million response plan with the Government to reach more than 2.4 million people across the island that was struck by a devastating hurricane last October.

- UN - INT

Aid community seeks $291.5 million to assist 2.4 million Haitians

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Country Team in Haiti Country: Dominican Republic, Haiti Haiti is still affected by a convergence of humanitarian crises, further aggravated by the devastating October 2016 category-4 Hurricane Matthew. THE HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN AT A GLANCE STRATEGIC ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

The humanitarian community seeks US$ 291.5 million to assist 2.4 million Haitians

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Country Team in Haiti Country: Dominican Republic, Haiti Haiti is still affected by a convergence of humanitarian crises, further aggravated by the devastating October 2016 category-4 Hurricane Matthew. THE HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN AT A GLANCE STRATEGIC ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

The humanitarian community seeks US$ 291.5 million to provide assistance to 2.4 million Haitians

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Country Team in Haiti Country: Dominican Republic, Haiti Haiti is still affected by a convergence of humanitarian crises, further aggravated by the devastating October 2016 category-4 Hurricane Matthew. THE HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN AT A GLANCE STRATEGIC ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Mauritania: Blogger Faces Execution for Apostasy

– A Mauritanian blogger convicted of apostasy faces execution unless the Supreme Court cancels or commutes his death sentence in a ruling expected on January 31, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The Mauritanian authorities should drop the charges against Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mkhaitir and repeal the provision of its ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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