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Runaway bus in Haiti kills 34, injures 15: Officials

A runaway bus plowed into a crowd of people in the Haitian city of Gonaives early today, killing 34 people and injuring 15 others, officials said.

Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 23 in Haiti: official

Hurricane Matthew has left 23 dead and three missing in Haiti, an official said, warning the toll could rise as communications were re-established with the hardest-hit part of the country.

Slow start as Haiti votes for new president

Haitians began voting on Sunday for a new president -- with a choice of 54 candidates -- as the poorest country in the Americas seeks to shed chronic political instability and get back on its feet.

US hospital ship brings care, hope to poor Haitians

 The huge white hospital ship anchored in the Port-au-Prince bay is impossible to miss, drawing Haitians from all over in hopes of a chance to see a doctor and get medical treatment.

Breaking a vicious circle in once-lush Haiti

Every day, come rain or shine, Yvon Elie checks on the tens of thousands of seedlings that hope to herald a greener future for Haiti, a once-verdant land stripped bare by deforestation.