And then came Grace, a brutal coup de grace, it seemed. Struggling still to dig out victims from Saturday’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake, whose death toll(...)

A video grab shows men suspected of being members of a 28-member hit-squad involved in the assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse this week. Photograph: Handout/ESN/AFP via Getty Images

Police and intelligence agencies in the United States and Colombia are investigating links to the assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse, af(...)

Haitian president Jovenel Moise pictured at  a military parade in Port au Prince, Haiti, in November, 2019. Photograph: EPA

Haiti has declared a state of emergency after the assassination of its president Jovenel Moïse, who was shot dead during the night in his private home(...)

Leslie Buckley, the chairman of Haven Community Foundation, in Haiti.

Haven Community Foundation, an Irish charity co-founded by Irish businessman Leslie Buckley, spent more than €1.33 million on charitable causes in Hai(...)

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(...)

Cathy Tobin: ‘The rain is here now and the trees are starting a slow dance.’

Cathy Tobin, who has lived in Florida for more than 20 years, sent this report as Hurricane Matthew approached her home in Orlando last night. Hurric(...)

The first outer bands of rain from Hurricane Matthew pass over downtown Orlando, Florida. Photograph: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP

1. ‘Irish Times’ poll: Majority want repeal of Eighth Amendment to allow abortion in some circumstances A significant majority of voters are in fav(...)

Rob Birch at his flooded his car which had floated out of his driveway as Hurricane Matthew passed near St Augustine, Florida. Photograph Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Hurricane Matthew killed more than 840 people and left tens of thousands homeless in its rampage through Haiti earlier this week before it lashed Flor(...)

Motorists wait in a line of cars to buy gas at a Chevron petrol station, on Wednesday in Florida. Hurricane Matthew marched toward Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas and nearly 2 million people along the coast were urged to evacuate their homes, a mass exodus ahead of a major storm packing power the US hasn’t seen in more than a decade. Photograph:  Wilfredo Lee/AP

1. Fianna Fáil is level with Fine Gael after seven-point drop in support, 'Irish Times' poll shows Fianna Fáil has suffered a big drop in support ove(...)

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