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Tropical Storm Isaac lashed Haiti early Saturday, bringing gale-force winds and potential flooding to a nation where hundreds of thousands still live in tent cities following a 2010 earthquake.

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Haiti: Thousands in tents as storm nearsupdated: Fri Aug 24 2012 19:57:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman: "I've never gone to a city, and a capitol like Port au Prince, and seen no preparations whatsoever."

Culture of rape in Haitiupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 14:53:00

As if the conditions in Haiti aren't bad enough, women and girls are being raped and assaulted in high numbers.

Seeking justice for Haiti's rape victimsupdated: Thu Apr 26 2012 18:41:00

Three days after a massive earthquake threw Haiti into chaos, Alvana was homeless, along with her two children.

3 Pakistani police officers found guilty of sex exploitation of 14-year-old in Haitiupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 14:18:00

Three Pakistani police officers were found guilty of sexual exploitation and abuse of a 14-year-old Haitian boy while they were serving in a U.N. police mission in Haiti, a U.N. spokesman told reporters Tuesday.

Their Dominican dreams dashed, Haiti quake survivors return homeupdated: Thu Mar 01 2012 11:32:00

"I walked for three days through the jungle to get here."

Secrets behind Haiti film projectupdated: Wed Feb 01 2012 07:22:00

Jon Bougher is a filmmaker who is teaching Haitians how to report their own stories.

U.N. investigates abuse claims against Haiti peacekeepersupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 20:13:00

Several police officers serving with the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti have been relieved of their duties after they were accused of sexually abusing minors, a spokesman said Monday.

Creating confidence in Haitiupdated: Sun Jan 15 2012 13:30:00

Two years after the earthquake, Anderson Cooper speaks with President Michel Martelly about his plan for recovery.

How women are lifting up Haitiupdated: Sun Jan 15 2012 13:30:00

A few days ago we observed the two-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, killing an estimated 220,000 people, injuring 300,000, and leaving more than 1 million homeless. Since that day, blame for Haiti's acute vulnerability and subsequent slow recovery has been traded among the government, international donors and humanitarian organizations.

Looking back at the Haiti quakeupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 10:02:00

The morning after the earthquake, Anderson Cooper was on the ground in Haiti reporting on the catastrophic impact.

Two years on, Haiti still reeling from quakeupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 10:02:00

Fabiola Leocal's story ought to be uncommon, but in post-earthquake Haiti, it's not.

Haiti transitions from relief to rebuildingupdated: Tue Jan 10 2012 17:11:00

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti two years ago, sending an already struggling nation into a tailspin.

Clinton Foundation facilitates $45 million Haiti hotel deal updated: Mon Nov 28 2011 19:28:00

Two years after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake leveled Haiti's capital, a deal brokered by former President Bill Clinton's charitable foundation will add new lodging for aid workers and other travelers to Port-au-Prince -- in the form of a $45 million hotel.

Lack of soap means illness, death for millions of childrenupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 13:47:00

It still makes Fatoma Dia's eyes widen whenever the Hilton hotel cleaning worker sees a bar of barely used soap on a bathroom counter.

U.N. cutting peacekeepers in Haitiupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 14:34:00

The United Nations Security Council has decided to reduce the number of soldiers and police serving as peacekeepers in Haiti.

CNN Hero Helping Haiti's youthupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 17:19:00

Actor Rainn Wilson introduces Top 10 CNN Hero Patrice Millet, whose soccer program teaches some of Haiti's poorest kids.

'Peanut butter medicine' giving hope to Haiti's hungryupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 12:02:00

With his ribs showing and his skin practically hanging off him, Pierre Wisny is painfully thin.

Helping Haiti's malnourished childrenupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 12:02:00

Gary Strieker reports on the fight against malnutrition in Haiti's youngest citizens

Alleged assault victim in Haiti is receiving care, official saysupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 05:31:00

An 18-year-old Haitian man allegedly assaulted by troops serving as U.N. peacekeepers in the Caribbean nation is traumatized and receiving medical care, according to a spokesman for Haitian President Michel Martelly.

Uruguayan peacekeepers in Haiti investigated for alleged assaultupdated: Mon Sep 05 2011 11:50:00

The Uruguayan Ministry of Defense confirmed Sunday it has opened an investigation into an alleged assault in Haiti involving at least five Uruguayan troops deployed in the Caribbean nation as United Nations peacekeepers.

Haiti one year laterupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 07:35:00

World Bank TV's James Martone reports on cleanup efforts in Port-au-Prince and the threat of disease-spreading waste.

Five ways you can still help in Haitiupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 07:35:00

It's been more than a year since Haiti was rocked by an earthquake, leaving about 230,000 people dead, hundreds of thousands injured and more than a million homeless. The international community was quick to provide aid, especially in the first few months after the earthquake.

Rains, flooding a threat in Haiti as Emily disintegratesupdated: Fri Aug 05 2011 18:34:00

Heavy rain and potential flooding threatened hundreds of thousands of Haitians living in temporary quarters early Friday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Emily made a final stand across the central Caribbean.

Emily diminishes over mountains, heavy rains still possibleupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 18:13:00

What was once Tropical Storm Emily has diminished into a low pressure system, but heavy rain and potential flooding still threaten hundreds of thousands of Haitians living in temporary quarters.

Tropical Storm Emily approaches the Dominican Republic, Haitiupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 00:08:00

Nearly 12,000 United Nations peacekeepers are on emergency standby in Haiti, as Tropical Storm Emily churns towards the Caribbean island, the United Nations said.

He buried the dead in Haiti; now he is poised to lead the livingupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 11:48:00

Two weeks after Haiti's devastating earthquake, Daniel Rouzier stood in front of heaps of bodies, dumped unceremoniously in the valleys of Titanyen. He clutched a mahogany rosary and covered his face with a sterile mask -- the stench of decomposing human flesh carried with the breeze.

Cholera cases spike in Haitiupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 21:21:00

Beat Rohr of CARE discusses how torrential rains are bringing new misery to the people of Haiti.

Haitian flooding kills 23, at least 6 missingupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 21:21:00

The death toll from flooding and landslides after torrential rains hit Haiti earlier this week climbed to 23 Wednesday, the country's civil protection department said.

Cholera cases spike, 20 killed as torrential rains hit Haitiupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 06:30:00

At least 20 people have died due to torrential downpours in Haiti, authorities said Tuesday, and aid agencies are scrambling to respond to a resurgence of cholera triggered by the heavy rain.

Cholera cases spike in Haitiupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 15:45:00

Aid agencies are scrambling to respond to a resurgence of cholera cases in Haiti triggered by heavy rain.

Haiti, Iraq show for first time at political Venice Biennaleupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 08:29:00

Some of the world's most troubled nations, including Haiti, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe and Iraq, are to take part in the prestigious Venice Biennale art exhibition from June 4.

New report links Haiti cholera outbreak to U.N. peacekeepersupdated: Fri May 06 2011 09:12:00

The cholera outbreak that killed more than 4,500 people in Haiti last year was linked to peacekeepers from Nepal, a new report says, a conclusion previously resisted by at least some United Nations officials.

2010: Cholera outbreak in Haitiupdated: Fri May 06 2011 09:12:00

CNN's Paula Newton reported the U.N. worried a cholera outbreak in Haiti could spread.

Florent Malouda helping in Haitiupdated: Tue May 03 2011 13:36:00

Music icon Wyclef Jean and Chelsea midfielder Florent Malouda on raising money to aid Haiti.

Human rights group presses for Duvalier trial in Haitiupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 18:24:00

Haiti has an opportunity to address the worst crimes of its past in prosecuting former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, a leading human rights monitoring agency says.

Survival tools in Haiti: Truth and deceptionupdated: Sat Apr 09 2011 16:08:00

We found him on a Sunday morning, as an outdoor service came to a close at what was once the Notre Dame cathedral. When the hymns faded, we picked through the carcass of the building, and there he was among the collapsed walls, his slender body framed by piles of rubble and blue sky attempting to peek through after a hard rain.

President Clinton returns to Haiti to help in ongoing recoveryupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 22:34:00

As Haiti still struggles to recover from a devastating earthquake that struck 15 months ago, former President Bill Clinton is once again headed there.

Arcade Fire play surprise show in Haitiupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 09:56:00

Fresh off their Grammy and Juno victories, Arcade Fire played a surprise show on Tuesday at the Hotel Oloffson in earthquake-battered Port-Au-Prince, Haiti.

Haiti's presidential election results delayed by fraudupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 02:16:00

Fraud has forced Haiti's election council to delay results of a highly anticipated runoff intended to decide the next leader of the troubled Caribbean nation.

Soccer salvation: How Haitian football is healing after its earthquakeupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 09:57:00

When an earthquake hit Haiti in 2010 a quarter of a million people lost their lives, homes were flattened and communities torn apart. The capital Port-au-Prince became a sea of devastation in which shelter was hard to find.

People.com: Wyclef Jean Shot in Haitiupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 11:19:00

The hip-hop artist is "doing well" after he was shot in his hand the night before the nation's runoff election

Haitians pick president amid uncertainty, turmoilupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 21:53:00

Voting in the second round of Haiti's presidential runoff was mostly calm Sunday, although two shooting deaths were linked to election violence, according to the head of Haiti's national police.

Haiti's presidential election under wayupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 21:53:00

Haitians are choosing between a former first lady and a popular musician in a pivotal presidential runoff vote.

Forged in adversity: Haiti's teen tennis hope aims for the topupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 12:06:00

Vickie Duval has been tipped to be the next Venus Williams, but tennis was the last thing on the teenager's mind when the devastating earthquake struck her native Haiti in 2010.

Building 'Earth ships' for Haitiupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 10:28:00

Architects are in Haiti helping villages build eco-friendly homes that are entirely water and energy self-sufficient.

'Earthship' homes rise from Haiti's rubbleupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 10:28:00

Built from the rubble of the 2010 earthquake, new homes are slowly taking shape in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Haiti revamps runoff ballot; controversial candidate replacedupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 17:36:00

Former Haitian first lady Mirlande Manigat will face popular musician Michel Martelly in the second round of presidential elections in Haiti, the electoral commission announced Thursday. The government-backed candidate, Jude Celestin, was eliminated from the race.

2010: Protest fires erupt in Haitiupdated: Mon Jan 31 2011 11:23:00

In December 2010, protesters in Haiti set fires in response to an announcement of a presidential runoff election.

Clinton: Major concerns surround Haiti presidential electionsupdated: Mon Jan 31 2011 11:23:00

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton returned early Monday from a one-day visit to Haiti with major concerns about the Caribbean nation's presidential elections.

Haiti sets date for second round of votingupdated: Sat Jan 29 2011 17:13:00

Haiti's political crisis will not be resolved until well into spring as the nation's election panel announced a timetable for a runoff and subsequent vote tally.

'Baby Doc' charged in Haiti courtupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 15:43:00

Haiti's former leader was charged with several crimes but it's not clear what those charges are. John Zarrella reports.

Duvalier's millions in Switzerland likely to return to Haitiupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 18:58:00

The sun had not risen yet on that February day in 1986 when Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier's eight-vehicle motorcade of luxury cars and jeeps arrived at the Port-au-Prince airport, then named for his father.

Lawyer: 'Baby Doc' Duvalier plans to stay in Haitiupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 14:10:00

Though he faces charges of financial wrongdoing and possibly human rights abuses, former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier has no plans to leave his homeland, one of his lawyers said Wednesday.

Charges filed against 'Baby Doc' Duvalier in Haitiupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 12:08:00

Extraordinary drama unfolded Tuesday in Port-au-Prince as charges were filed against former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, government sources told CNN.

SI.com: Jon Wertheim: Why Hit for Haiti outshone Rally for Relief, more mailupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 11:26:00

While envisioning Dinara Safina, Donald Young, Ernests Gulbis and Ana Ivanovic in the same corner of the Melbourne watering hole last night, complaining about their rough days at the office ...

Haiti recovery stalled?updated: Fri Jan 14 2011 06:55:00

CNN's Anna Coren talks with the head of the U.N. mission in Haiti about quake recovery efforts and the cholera outbreak.

Story of survival, reunion in Haitiupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 06:54:00

Falone Maxi was buried for six days after the earthquake. She reunites with the woman trapped with her.

In Haiti earthquake aftermath, survivors include tiny 'lost' frogsupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 07:18:00

Even as much of Haiti struggles to recover from last year's devastating earthquake, scientists have found some survivors who are coming back from the edge.

Haiti orphanage gets makeoverupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 07:18:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta follows up on the Haiti orphanage which got a facelift thanks to donations by CNN viewers.

Haiti: Hope emerges from the rubbleupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 07:13:00

A New Zealand woman who lost her husband and two daughters to the devastating earthquake sets up a foundation.

To recover, Haiti needs leadersupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 06:04:00

I've worked in Port-au-Prince for nearly a year, but yesterday was the first time I've seen large-scale rubble removal in this collapsed city. As I stood next to the owner of a house that had been finally demolished and watched the remains being carted away by massive earth-moving machines, I felt thrilled -- but frustrated, too.

'Adopting Haiti'updated: Wed Jan 12 2011 20:56:00

CNN's Soledad O'Brien reports on orphaned Haitian children after the earthquake in the documentary "Adopting Haiti."

A year on, Haitians cope with wretched memoriesupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 18:13:00

They filled the grounds in front of the collapsed cathedral in Haiti's capital. To remember. To cope. To pray.

Haiti's cholera originupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 18:13:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman on a trek to investigate the possible cause of the cholera outbreak in Haiti.

Haiti one year after the earthquakeupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 13:40:00

CNN's Moni Basu and Jim Spellman revisit pivotal sites in Haiti one year after the devastating earthquake.

Industrial park project will create 20,000 new jobs in Haitiupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 10:05:00

Haiti's economy is getting a boost thanks to a venture with one of Korea's largest companies that promises to bring 20,000 garment industry jobs to a new industrial park in the north of the country.

Haiti struggles with cholera epidemicupdated: Sat Jan 01 2011 00:27:00

CNN's Ivan Watson reports on another grim day of work in the war to stem Haiti's deadly cholera epidemic.

Cholera death toll in Haiti rises to more than 3,000updated: Sat Jan 01 2011 00:27:00

In the 10 weeks since an epidemic erupted in Haiti, cholera has killed more than 3,000 people -- partly because the distribution of health supplies remains a logistical nightmare.

Cholera outbreak could hurt Haiti's rice productionupdated: Wed Dec 29 2010 20:46:00

Cholera has already killed almost 3,000 Haitians. Now it is threatening to cause misery in another vital way.

A chance for a prosperous, stable Haitiupdated: Mon Dec 27 2010 09:39:00

The images coming out of Haiti since a devastating earthquake rocked the country almost a year ago show death, disease and political uncertainty. Yet these images don't portray the whole story.

Looking back at Haiti quakeupdated: Mon Dec 27 2010 09:39:00

As 2010 draws to a close, we take a look at back at the devastating earthquake that rocked parts of Haiti.

Officials: 45 people lynched in Haiti amid cholera fearsupdated: Fri Dec 24 2010 08:45:00

At least 45 people, most of them voodoo priests, have been lynched in Haiti since the beginning of the cholera epidemic by angry mobs blaming them for the spread of the disease, officials said.

U.N. panel to investigate sources of Haiti cholera outbreakupdated: Fri Dec 17 2010 12:54:00

An international scientific panel will investigate the cause of a cholera outbreak in Haiti, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said Friday.

Bill Clinton to visit Haitiupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 09:09:00

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton plans to visit Haiti on Wednesday to discuss the recent cholera outbreak and efforts to rebuild after a punishing earthquake, the Clinton Foundation said.

A flamboyant performer, 'Sweet Mickey' is now Haiti's favorite sonupdated: Tue Dec 14 2010 22:33:00

Michel Martelly is not used to being confined to his home.

DNA test: Haiti cholera from South Asiaupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 18:53:00

Scientists say the cholera in Haiti is linked to a South Asian strain, which suggests it did not originate in Haiti.

Palin arrives in Haiti with humanitarian delegationupdated: Sun Dec 12 2010 08:18:00

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin arrived in Haiti on Saturday as part of a humanitarian delegation led by evangelist Franklin Graham and his relief organization Samaritan's Purse.

Officials: French report about origin of cholera in Haiti inconclusiveupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 11:00:00

A French doctor's report suggests that the strain of cholera ravaging Haiti may have originated with United Nations peacekeepers from Nepal, but U.N. officials and others cautioned that the report was inconclusive.

U.N. chief makes urgent appeal to fight cholera in Haitiupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 14:49:00

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon made an urgent appeal Friday for more money to fight the cholera epidemic in Haiti that has claimed more than 1,800 lives.

Election problems in Haitiupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 07:09:00

Problems develop as Haitians head to the polls in the first general election since the massive earthquake.

Demonstrators, police clash in the wake of Haiti's electionsupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 07:09:00

Riot police fired tear gas and sent hundreds of demonstrators running a day after Haiti's national elections ended in turmoil amid allegations of widespread fraud.

Haiti gears up for elections amid reports of violenceupdated: Sat Nov 27 2010 18:33:00

Candidates wound up a flurry of election campaigning before a midnight deadline Friday night amid reports of a violent attack on one of the candidates' campaigns.

Cuba to send medical reinforcements to Haitiupdated: Sat Nov 27 2010 13:32:00

Fidel Castro announced Saturday that Cuba will send another 300 doctors and health specialists to cholera-stricken Haiti, where the Communist country has maintained a strong presence even before the devastating earthquake in January.

Haiti prepares for presidential elections amid cholera outbreakupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 14:28:00

Within a year that saw a massive earthquake, a spreading cholera epidemic and recurring signs of government instability, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is gearing up for its latest battle: presidential elections.

A CNN Hero, one year laterupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 12:54:00

A 2009 CNN Hero provides clean water to Haiti residents after a massive earthquake.

Health organization hikes cholera outbreak planning to 400,000updated: Fri Nov 26 2010 05:25:00

The Pan American Health Organization announced Tuesday it is increasing its planning to treat 400,000 cholera cases within the next year, up from a previous estimate of 270,000 over several years, as a result of the outbreak in Haiti.

Spreading cholera has claimed at least 1,415 lives in Haitiupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 13:59:00

Pivotal elections will proceed as planned in Haiti despite the cholera outbreak that has now sickened more than 60,000 people and threatens to keep spreading.

Cholera, violence spread across Haitiupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 17:30:00

CNN's Ivan Watson reports from a Haitian town gripped by fear and disease.

Death toll in Haiti cholera outbreak rises to 1,344updated: Mon Nov 22 2010 17:30:00

The death toll has risen to at least 1,344 in the cholera outbreak in Haiti that has sickened nearly 57,000 people, the Haitian government said Monday.

Rioters cause havoc in Haitian cityupdated: Sat Nov 20 2010 19:46:00

CNN's Ivan Watson reports angry locals are attacking U.N. peacekeepers who they blame for Haiti's cholera epidemic.

Medical group blasts 'inadequate' response to Haiti cholera outbreakupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 21:01:00

While the United Nations warned that protests were hampering efforts to save lives in the Haiti cholera outbreak, a leading non-profit group lashed out at organizations for what it called an "inadequate" response.

Cholera reported in Florida as Haiti death toll climbsupdated: Thu Nov 18 2010 06:04:00

Haiti reported more cholera deaths Wednesday as chaos reigned in this country's second-largest city, and cases among people who had traveled from Haiti were reported in Florida and the Dominican Republic.

Florida woman diagnosed with choleraupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 16:59:00

A woman who recently returned to Florida from Haiti has been diagnosed with cholera, the Florida Department of Health announced Wednesday.

Protests over Haiti's cholera outbreak turn violentupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 18:47:00

Protesters angry over the government's handling of a cholera outbreak clashed Monday with peacekeepers in two towns in northern Haiti, where the outbreak began last month.

Haiti cholera death toll passes 900updated: Mon Nov 15 2010 12:56:00

The death toll from Haiti's month-old cholera outbreak continues to grow.

Health workers alarmed over trend in Haiti's cholera outbreakupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 21:19:00

Medical workers expressed alarm Friday over the increase in hospitalizations and deaths in Haiti's cholera outbreak as the earthquake-devastated nation's already strained health system overflowed with the sick.

Haiti: Misery after hurricaneupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 21:19:00

Hurricane Tomas may be behind them but Haitians are left with more misery. CNN's Paula newton Reports.

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