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#Haiti

# haiti - Monday 19 February, 2018

Oxfam internal probe 'cannot rule out' possibility Haiti officials hired underage sex workers

The charity has released a redacted copy of a 2011 internal report into the scandal.

# haiti - Friday 16 February, 2018

Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal

The charity is looking to rebuild its global reputation after the recent scandal.

# haiti - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal

A statement said he was “deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality”.

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.

# haiti - Monday 12 February, 2018

Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti

Penny Lawrence said that she was “desperately sorry” for the harm and distress that had been caused.

# haiti - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Theresa May calls for Oxfam probe over 'shocking' Haiti prostitutes allegations

The Prime Minister has called the UK’s charity regulator to launch a “full and urgent investigation of these very serious allegations”.

# haiti - Friday 9 February, 2018

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims

A spokesperson has confirmed that no staff employed by Oxfam Ireland were involved in the case.

# haiti - Saturday 13 January, 2018

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur

The US President has denied making the comment, though he admits that his language had been “tough”.

# haiti - Saturday 15 April, 2017

UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them

The United Nations has been badly shaken by a wave of allegations of sex abuse by troops.

# haiti - Monday 13 March, 2017

38 killed after bus in Haiti ploughs into street musicians while fleeing hit-and-run

Police are still searching for the bus driver, who fled the scene.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# haiti - Sunday 25 December, 2016

The gift of giving: Ireland's €25 million to this year's worst crises

Even though these international crises are overseas, Ireland has shown that these are issues close to home through their 2016 donations.

# haiti - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Charity boss praises Ireland's response to Haiti disaster, while calling world response a 'disgrace'

“This is a country that we have access to. There is no war, no bombs dropping and no excuses. The appeal must be met.”

After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti

Families with destroyed homes and shattered livelihoods waited and prayed for help. Food and clean water were scarce to nonexistent.

# haiti - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man shot dead in search for flood victims, as Hurricane Matthew's death toll mounts

The hurricane has now claimed 34 lives in the US as well over 500 lives in Haiti.

# haiti - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Scale of devastation begins to emerge as Haiti death toll passes 800

Footage from the hardest-hit towns shows a ruined landscape with roofs blown away and downed trees everywhere.

# haiti - Friday 7 October, 2016

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

The US is now bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, with states of emergencies declared in a number of places.

# haiti - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean

The death toll is expected to rise as the storm pummels the Bahamas on its way to the US.

# haiti - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti

In nearby Jamaica, officials said the army and military reserves were called up to help deal with hurricane damage.

# haiti - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Haiti's President has released a sexually suggestive song called "Give Them The Banana"

He was a popstar called Sweet Micky before his election.

# haiti - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

‘Grave concern’ for Irish citizens in Tunisia, Gay Pride and the heatwave we won’t be having.

'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'

And there’s been a 190% increase in the disease in Haiti this year.

# haiti - Thursday 11 June, 2015

UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'

About a third of alleged sexual abuse involves minors under 18.

# haiti - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland

‘Clinton Cash’, a book by conservative Peter Schweizer, claimed that Bill Clinton had been paid for speeches in Ireland.

# haiti - Friday 10 April, 2015

No survivors found in searches after deadly shipwreck

About a dozen people managed to swim to safety after the accident.

# haiti - Monday 12 January, 2015

Column: Rebuilding a shattered country – Haiti, five years later

The poorest country in the western hemisphere was brought to its knees in 2010, but now it has other threats to deal with amid the efforts to rebuild.

Lives reduced to rubble: Remembering the Haiti earthquake five years on

More than 220,000 people lost their lives in the disaster.

# haiti - Friday 18 July, 2014

Bill Clinton sought extra information on Bin Laden back in the 1990's

Records released today from Bill’s years in the White House concern the August 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

# haiti - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Ireland tops Forbes list of 'Best Countries for Business'

The business magazine’s annual list shows Ireland moving up six places. The UK is in 12th place this year. Germany is 24th.

# haiti - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL

Since arriving on Monday Gleeson has visited a number of the facilities supported by GOAL.

# haiti - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Game of Thrones’ evil King Joffrey gives back with visit to Haiti

The young actor’s uncle worked with GOAL in the 1980s and 1990s.

# haiti - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

# haiti - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm

Cuba’s government has been asked to help victims of Hurricane Sandy by suspending duties on imports of basic necessities such as food and medicine.

# haiti - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Read Me: The Irish have not always been the victims of history

Joe O’Shea’s book throws light on the lesser-known bad boys of Irish antiquity, including one Kilkenny man who captured 12,000 slaves and launched 40 cross-Atlantic slave voyages in the early 18th century.

# haiti - Friday 26 October, 2012

Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean

Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.

# haiti - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets Firstworldproblems This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets

Charity turns Twitter hashtag on its head – what’s your reaction to it?

# haiti - Monday 27 August, 2012

Tropical storm Isaac heads towards Gulf Coast

It is seven years – almost to the day – since Hurrican Katrina devastated the same area in 2005.

# haiti - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US Isaac This post contains videos

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US

Storm continues to make its way towards the US coast after bringing heavy winds, rains and flooding to Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

# haiti - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Tropical storm Isaac makes landfall in Haiti

The Caribbean nation is still reeling from an earthquake over two years ago.

# haiti - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From Business ETC Denis O’Brien’s Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn Denis O'Brien

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn

It’s the first time the telecoms group has reached profits of this level. It operates across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific.

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