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May 25, 2024 at 3:17 PM

American missionaries killed amid gang violence in Haiti

Two American missionaries were kidnapped and killed after leaving a church youth group in Port-au-Prince.
May 25, 2024 at 3:17 PM
VIDEO: American missionaries killed amid gang violence in Haiti
May 25, 2024 at 3:04 AM

Lawmaker says daughter, son-in-law killed in Haiti: 'My heart is broken'

Missouri state representative Ben Baker said his daughter and son-in-law were killed while serving as missionaries in Haiti.
May 25, 2024 at 3:04 AM
An undated photo of Natalie Lloyd and Davy Lloyd, missionaries in Haiti.
May 25, 2024 at 1:37 AM

Young US missionary couple among 3 killed by gunmen in Haiti's capital

A U.S. missionary couple was shot and killed by criminal gang members in Haiti's capital as they left a youth group activity at a local church.
May 25, 2024 at 1:37 AM
VIDEO: Young US missionary couple among 3 killed by gunmen in Haiti's capital
May 22, 2024 at 5:50 PM

Rare tornado hits Haiti, injuring more than 50 people and leaving hundreds homeless

A rare tornado in northern Haiti has injured more than 50 people and destroyed more than 200 homes
May 22, 2024 at 5:50 PM
May 21, 2024 at 12:43 AM

Haiti’s Port-au-Prince airport reopens for first time in 3 months

Haiti’s Port-au-Prince airport has been reopened after being closed for nearly three months after unprecedented gang violence forced it to close.
May 21, 2024 at 12:43 AM
A view of the Toussaint Louverture International Airport which reopened after nearly three months closed due to gang violence, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, May 20, 2024.
1 month ago

Father's visit to Haitian birthplace becomes a fight to escape

All Frantzy Saintelus wanted was to visit the country where he was born. But once he arrived, he ended up risking his life trying to escape.
1 month ago
Frantzy Saintelus’ eldest son, Alex (right), enlisted the help of the U.S. State Department to get his father out of Haiti.
1 month ago

How an American escaped Haiti after uprising

Frantzy Saintelus, 56, used the help of his son, Alex, to flee the Caribbean nation after criminal gangs took over the capital.
1 month ago
Frantzy Saintelus, 56, used the help of his son, Alex, to flee the Caribbean nation after criminal gangs took over the capital.
2 months ago

US airlifts more than 230 citizens out of Haiti amid gang rebellion

The Department of State has facilitated the safe departure of over 230 U.S. citizens out of Haiti since March 17
2 months ago
The State Department's Diplomatic Security Services posts photos to their X account showing security operations to ensure the safe departure of U.S. citizens from Haiti, March 20, 2024.
2 months ago

90 Americans leave Haiti amid unrest

The CEO of Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Jean Marc deMatteis, joins ABC News Live from Deschapelles, Haiti
2 months ago
VIDEO: 90 Americans leave Haiti amid unrest
2 months ago

Americans reunited after being evacuated from Haiti

New images show rescues chartered by the State Department airlifting stranded Americans.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Americans reunited after being evacuated from Haiti
2 months ago

More Americans evacuated from Haiti while hundreds remain

Thirty Americans are back on U.S. soil from Haiti, but hundreds more are still trapped there as the World Food Programme says the country is on the verge of famine.
2 months ago
VIDEO: More Americans evacuated from Haiti while hundreds remain
2 months ago

Americans return home from Haiti, with hundreds still trapped in the country

Officials are planning four more evacuation flights on Thursday but say chaos on the ground is putting it into jeopardy.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Americans return home from Haiti, with hundreds still trapped in the country
2 months ago

With an existing hunger crisis, Haiti is running out of time: Reporter's notebook

With ports closed and an already existing hunger crisis, Haiti is running out of time: Reporter's notebook
2 months ago
A woman carrying a child runs from the area after gunshots were heard in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on March 20, 2024.
2 months ago

US rescues Americans from Haiti as violence increases

More than 15 U.S. citizens were choppered out of Port-au-Prince Wednesday, according to the U.S. State Department.
2 months ago
VIDEO: US rescues Americans from Haiti as violence increases
2 months ago

Inside Haiti’s uncertain future

ABC News’ Matt Rivers reports from Haiti on the ongoing gang violence and the critical need for aid, as thousands are displaced from their homes in desperate need of shelter.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Inside Haiti’s uncertain future
2 months ago

Unrest continues in Haiti

U.N. designated expert Willian O’Neill joins ABC News Live.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Unrest continues in Haiti
2 months ago

UN report: Haiti’s health sector is crumbling

United Nations human rights expert William O'Neill speaks on the health sector in Haiti amid political turmoil in the country.
2 months ago
VIDEO: UN report: Haiti’s health sector is crumbling
2 months ago

Haiti nonprofits suffer from resource shortages

ABC News’ Matt Rivers reports from Port-au-Prince as a UN office says Haiti’s health system is struggling from a lack of medical supplies, healthcare workers and blood supplies.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Haiti's health sector is crumbling: UN report
2 months ago

Growing humanitarian crisis in Haiti

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Laurent Uwumuremyi, the Mercy Corps Country Director for Haiti about the desperate need for humanitarian aid amidst gang violence in Port au Prince.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Growing humanitarian crisis in Haiti
2 months ago

Gang warfare intensifies in Haiti

Gangs attacked several power stations in the country, knocking out power for thousands.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Gang warfare intensifies in Haiti
2 months ago

Inside the gang violence in Haiti

ABC News correspondent Matt Rivers talks about the gang violence in Port-au-Prince, and U.S. evacuation flights.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Inside the gang violence in Haiti
2 months ago

Thousands displaced in Haiti in need of 'immediate humanitarian assistance'

The World Food Programme has not been able to get aid into Port-au-Prince because gangs have taken control of the roads and ports.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Thousands displaced in Haiti in need of 'immediate humanitarian assistance'
2 months ago

Americans trapped in Haiti reach out for help

The U.S. State Department sent a notice to Americans in Haiti overnight, saying evacuations from the U.S. embassy could begin soon.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Americans trapped in Haiti reach out for help
2 months ago

Situation in Haiti grows more dire as violence escalates: Officials

Relief agencies warn nearly 1.5 million people in the country are now facing famine.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Situation in Haiti grows more dire as violence escalates: Officials
2 months ago

US government evacuates ‘more than 30’ Americans from Haiti

ABC News’ Matt Rivers has the latest on efforts to evacuate Americans amid chaos in the country.
2 months ago
VIDEO: US government evacuates ‘more than 30’ Americans from Haiti
2 months ago

State Department helps more than 30 US citizens leave Haiti on charter flight

More than 30 U.S. citizens were returned to the United States from Haiti on a flight chartered by the U.S. State Department Sunday, a department spokesperson said.
2 months ago
More than 30 U.S. citizens were returned to the United States from Haiti on a flight chartered by the U.S. State Department Sunday, a department spokesperson said.
2 months ago

Civil unrest in Haiti

Americans have been desperate to flee Port-au-Prince after weeks of deadly gang violence. The State Department is offering a charter flight to U.S. citizens with valid passports.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Civil unrest in Haiti
2 months ago

Mitch Albom talks about his rescue from Haiti

Author Mitch Albom talks about being rescued from Haiti amid civil unrest and his book “The Little Liar.”
2 months ago
VIDEO: Mitch Albom talks about his rescue from Haiti
2 months ago

Humanitarian aid efforts on the ground in Haiti

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos speaks with Garry Calixte from CORE Response on their ongoing efforts to provide humanitarian aid in Haiti.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Humanitarian aid efforts on the ground in Haiti
3 months ago

New leadership plan in Haiti falls apart

Political parties rejected the plan to create a presidential council.
3 months ago
VIDEO: New leadership plan in Haiti falls apart
3 months ago

Urgent efforts continue to extract Americans from Haiti

Marines were choppered into Port-au-Prince to reinforce security at the U.S. embassy, while members of Congress organized a private evacuation of 10 Americans, including author Mitch Albom.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Urgent efforts continue to extract Americans from Haiti
3 months ago

US Marines deployed to Haiti as unrest continues

Marines arrived in Port-au-Prince to reinforce security at the U.S. Embassy amid weeks of gang violence.
3 months ago
VIDEO: US Marines deployed to Haiti as unrest continues
3 months ago

US Marines sent to provide more security at US Embassy in Haiti

For the second time this week, U.S. military forces have been called to protect embassy personnel in Haiti.
3 months ago
VIDEO: US Marines sent to provide more security at US Embassy in Haiti
3 months ago

US tactical teams race to save Americans in Haiti

As Haiti continues to spiral, the defense department has sent a team of Marines to the U.S. embassy in Port-au-Prince, a sign of how dire things have become.
3 months ago
VIDEO: US tactical teams race to save Americans in Haiti
3 months ago

Crisis in Haiti

ABC News’ Matt Rivers reports on the harrowing conditions inside Haiti and the struggle for power between police, politicians, and gangs.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Crisis in Haiti
3 months ago

Haitian prime minister to resign amid unrest

Acting Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry announced he would resign, saying he would cede power to a presidential council.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Haitian prime minister to resign amid unrest
3 months ago

Haiti prime minister resigns amid tumult

Acting Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry is set to resign amid soaring gang violence.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Haiti prime minister resigns amid tumult
3 months ago

Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry to resign

At the conclusion of an emergency series of meetings Monday in Jamaica, CARICOM Chair Irfaan Ali said acting Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry has resigned.
3 months ago
Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry, speaks to students during a public lecture on bilateral engangement between Kenya and Haiti, at the United States International University (USIU) Africa, in Nairobi on March 1, 2024. (Photo by SIMON MAINA/AFP via Getty Images)
3 months ago

Haitian prime minister set to resign

Ariel Henry's announcement came after gangs launched an armed rebellion earlier this month.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Haitian prime minister set to resign
3 months ago

Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry to resign

At the conclusion of an emergency series of meetings Monday in Jamaica, CARICOM Chair Irfaan Ali said acting Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry has resigned.
3 months ago
At the conclusion of an emergency series of meetings Monday in Jamaica, CARICOM Chair Irfaan Ali said acting Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry has resigned.
3 months ago

More flee Haiti as violence grows

The U.S. military launched helicopters to evacuate non-essential personnel from the U.S. embassy in Port-au-Prince after gangs attacked the national palace.
3 months ago
VIDEO: More flee Haiti as violence grows
3 months ago

US military airlifts some American embassy personnel in Haiti

U.S. military crews airlifted nonessential U.S. Embassy personnel in Haiti out of harm's way amid a surge of gang-related violence against the government, the U.S. Southern Command said.
3 months ago
VIDEO: US marines airlift American personnel in Haiti
3 months ago

Haiti's most notorious gang leader plots its future amid rebellion

The most prominent leader behind the ongoing armed rebellion in Haiti says acting Prime Minister Ariel Henry needs to step down, at least temporarily.
3 months ago
Barbecue, the leader of the "G9 and Family" gang, stands with his fellow gang members after speaking to journalists in the Delmas 6 neighborhood of Port-au-Prince in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, March 5, 2024. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph)
3 months ago

US military evacuates some US Embassy personnel in Haiti amid ongoing violence

U.S. military crews airlifted nonessential personnel out of harm's way, the U.S. Southern Command said.
3 months ago
A man walks in front of burned vehicles due to violence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Mar. 9 2024.
3 months ago

US Marines fly in forces to beef up security around US embassy in Haiti

The situation in Haiti is becoming increasingly violent as armed gangs attempt to topple the government.
3 months ago
VIDEO: US Marines fly in forces to beef up security around US embassy in Haiti
3 months ago

Gangs attack Haiti's national palace in Port-au-Prince: Source

Haiti's Presidential Palace has come under attack by a coordinated effort by gangs Friday evening, a law enforcement source told ABC News.
3 months ago
The capitol building of Haiti. Where the president lived. Taken in May of 2009 while visiting a couple missionaries near Port-au-Prince.  As of January 2010 an earthquake in Haiti has completely destroyed this building.
3 months ago

State Department urges Americans to get out of Haiti, but how is the question

The U.S. State Department is asking American citizens to leave Haiti following a spate of ongoing gang violence.
3 months ago
Police officers patrol outside the police headquarters as Haiti continues in a state of emergency, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on March 6, 2024.
3 months ago

US State Department urges American citizens to leave Haiti

The U.S. State Department is asking American citizens to leave Haiti following a spate of ongoing gang violence.
3 months ago
The U.S. State Department is asking American citizens to leave Haiti following a spate of ongoing gang violence.
3 months ago

It's not just gang violence surging in Haiti. It's a rebellion: ANALYSIS

An analysis of the state of emergency that is plaguing Haiti as gang violence surges.
3 months ago
Members of the police and army guard the Toussaint Louverture international airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, March 4, 2024.
3 months ago

Gangs attempt to seize control of Haiti's main airport

The ongoing violence at the airport has prevented acting Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry from returning to the country.
3 months ago
The ongoing violence at the airport has prevented acting Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry from returning to the country.