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UN offers to help Haiti prosecute Duvalier crimes

February 2nd, 2011 - 2:55 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations human rights chief on Tuesday said it had offered Haitian authorities assistance for prosecuting crimes committed during the 15-year rule of former president Jean-Claude ... Read more...

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Search for survivors ends as Haiti toll at 111,000

January 24th, 2010 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 24 (DPA) The Haitian government declared the search-and-rescue phase over Saturday as the first official estimate put the toll from the devastating earthquake at more than 111,000 people. Yet even as ... Read more...

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Eleven killed as U.N. plane crashes in Haiti

October 10th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) – Eleven people were killed on Friday when the plane they were on crashed into a mountain in western Haiti, officials told BNO News.Eleven peacekeepers were on board ... Read more...

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