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Digicel chairman Denis O’Brien: company enlisted  help of  Haitian police. Photograph: Swoan Parker/Reuters

A US company being sued for alleged fraud by Denis O’Brien’s telecoms company Digicel has asked a US court to throw out the case. UPM Telecom, which (...)

Gena Heraty and Maeve Bracken, who work at an orphanage in Haiti: Ms Heraty will receive an award this week from Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl

Mayo woman Gena Heraty (45) is to receive the Oireachtas Human Dignity Award from Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl at a ceremony in Leinster House on (...)

Victim of the cholera outbreak, the cause of which was blamed on Nepali peacekeepers who dumped infected sewage into a river. Photograph: The New York Times

Outgoing United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon apologised to the people of Haiti on Thursday for the world body’s role in a deadly cholera outb(...)

What the stolen private emails do NOT show yet is any improper or other direct enrichment of Bill or Hillary out of the Clinton Foundation. On the contrary, they show that Chelsea Clinton was sensitive to the foundation’s reputation. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomerg

In a remarkable US election, one of the most remarkable facts is how little outrage there has been about that other Clinton email scandal – someone st(...)

Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms, according to authorities, who launched a ma(...)

Democratic US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton looks at Republican nominee Donald Trump as he speaks during the Alfred E Smith Memorial Foundation dinner in New York, on Thursday. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

For Donald Trump, there were more punches than punchlines at a traditional dinner “roast” for the US presidential candidates as his jokes about Hillar(...)

Republican US presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks as Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens during their third and final 2016 presidential campaign debate at UNLV in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, October 19th, 2016. Photograph: Mark Ralston/Reuters

Donald Trump’s claims “We will have a second amendment that is a very small replica of what it is now” in a Clinton administration Trump is being (...)

Barry Andrews with children in Syria: he has stepped down as CEO of Goal which is one of a number of aid agencies being investigated by the US Office of Inspector General. Photograph: courtesy of Goal

It started with a single lorry. In it were Goal field workers, bringing their first supplies to Harem town, in Idlib province in north Syria. Winter w(...)

On the small island of Île á Vache, where many of Haven’s livelihood programmes are based, the problem is significantly exacerbated. Lying just off the south-west coast of Haiti, it found itself engulfed in the eye of the storm, submerged in up to four foot of flooding.

October 9th, 2016 It is now a week since Hurricane Matthew first commenced its brutal, destructive path through Haiti, and every day that passes bri(...)

 Local residents walk on a part of closed A1A highway washed out by Hurricane Matthew in Flagler Beach, Florida, on October 9th, 2016. Photograph: Jewel Samad/EPA/Getty

Residents of the southeastern United States ravaged by Hurricane Matthew turned their focus on Monday toward recovery and clean-up, while Haiti start(...)

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