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Haiti's Scouts set up mobile hand washing sinks to ward off coronavirus

Mar 24 2020

PORT-AU-PRINCE In impoverished Haiti, where access to clean water is tricky and education is lacking, Boy and Girl Scouts are taking to the streets with portable sinks to allow passersby to wash their hands and teach them the importance of doing so to ward off the novel coronavirus. | Video

Haiti's Scouts set up mobile hand washing sinks to ward off coronavirus

Mar 24 2020

PORT-AU-PRINCE In impoverished Haiti, where access to clean water is tricky and education is lacking, Boy and Girl Scouts are taking to the streets with portable sinks to allow passersby to wash their hands and teach them the importance of doing so to ward off the novel coronavirus.

Haiti's Scouts set up mobile hand washing sinks to ward off coronavirus

Mar 24 2020

PORT-AU-PRINCE, March 24 In impoverished Haiti, where access to clean water is tricky and education is lacking, Boy and Girl Scouts are taking to the streets with portable sinks to allow passersby to wash their hands and teach them the importance of doing so to ward off the novel coronavirus.

Gunfire rocks Haitian capital in Carnival police protest

Feb 24 2020

PORT-AU-PRINCE Violent clashes erupted in the Haitian capital on Sunday, with two Reuters witnesses observing shots being fired until late at night, as police stepped up their protest over pay and conditions. | Video

Migrants stranded in Mexico cling on to hopes of reaching U.S. border

Jan 26 2020

TAPACHULA, Mexico Guatemalan migrant Wilfredo Gomez said on Saturday he had been asking God to make him "invisible" as Mexican security forces started rounding up and detaining other U.S.-bound Central Americans who had illegally crossed into the country. | Video

Mexican security forces detain 800 Central American migrants

Jan 24 2020

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico Mexican authorities on Thursday adopted tougher measures against Central American migrants, detaining 800 of them who had entered Mexico illegally from Guatemala intending to reach the border with the United States. | Video

Haiti's cyclists brave protests and poor roads in race for gold

Nov 08 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE Ousline Georges, 22, only started to take cycling seriously a year ago, wary of the many hurdles she faced such as the prohibitive cost of a decent bicycle and the treacherous roads in her home country of Haiti, the poorest in the Americas.

RPT-WIDER IMAGE-Haiti's cyclists brave protests and poor roads in race for gold

Nov 08 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Nov 8 Ousline Georges, 22, only started to take cycling seriously a year ago, wary of the many hurdles she faced such as the prohibitive cost of a decent bicycle and the treacherous roads in her home country of Haiti, the poorest in the Americas.

Haitian Catholics march for political reform as protests spread

Oct 22 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE As Haiti entered a sixth week of violent anti-government protests over corruption and economic woes, Catholic leaders held a rare march on Tuesday calling for a resolution to the crisis that has paralyzed the country and sweeping political reform.

Haiti opposition rejects president's assurances he will fight corruption

Oct 15 2019

HAVANA Haitian President Jovenel Moise said on Tuesday he was making moves to end the country's corrupt political and economic system, acknowledging one of the opposition's demands yet failing to convince protesters, who again took to the streets.

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