Haiti

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 There was a “culture of poor behaviour” among Oxfam staff sent to help victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, with serious allegations of wrongdoing including sexual abuse of children which were not fully disclosed, a UK Charity Commission inquiry has found. Photograph:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

There was a “culture of poor behaviour” among Oxfam staff sent to help victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, with serious allegations of wrongdoing in(...)

Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International:  ‘I think we are in a better place, although we still have a journey.’ Photograph: Oxfam International

The executive director of Oxfam International, Winnie Byanyima, says the charity is still working hard to regain the trust of its supporters after a s(...)

Digicel said it had ‘always conducted its business in Haiti consistent with all applicable laws and regulations’.

Digicel, the Caribbean telecoms company owned by Denis O’Brien, has become embroiled in a $1.5 billion US lawsuit over allegations it is a “co-conspir(...)

Children wait to receive food rations in Sana’a, Yemen. War-torn Yemen is one of six countries identified in a new report as having ‘alarming’ levels of hunger. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/ EPA

Hunger is a persistent threat to the lives of almost 70 million forcibly displaced people across the globe – the highest number since records began, a(...)

 A handout photo  shows the location of a 5.9-magnitude earthquake  near Port-de-Paix, Haiti. Photograph: USGS handout/EPA

An earthquake hit northern Haiti late on Saturday, killing at least 11 people and sparking an overnight scramble to help towns in the impoverished Ca(...)

President Donald Trump speaks White House in Washington on  Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday night he had asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to study South African “land and farm seizures” and “kil(...)

epA man mocks Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega during an anti-government protest in Managua on August 11th. Photograph: Esteban Biba/EPA

Juan José is digging a latrine on the small, 8m by 25m plot the government of Daniel Ortega has given him to build a house. It is prime real estate, a(...)

Pope Francis reaches to hug prominent US archbishop emeritus Theodore McCarrick back in 2015:  McCarrick has resigned following allegations of sexual abuse. Photograph: Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post

The UK House of Commons International Development Committee published an important and troubling report this week, Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in th(...)

Ilac Centre Library. Photograph:  Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Shortly before 10am, 40 people are waiting at the steps that lead to the Central Library in the Ilac Centre, Dublin. “Some mornings you’d think there’(...)

Denis O’Brien: The Story So Far:  David Murphy’s RTÉ documentary touched on the businessman’s immense philanthropic work rebuilding infrastructure in a battered Haiti. Photograph: Antonio Bolfo/Getty

What can you say about Denis O’Brien, “Ireland’s most controversial businessman”? It is not a trivial question. The man has, to put the matter at its (...)

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