The country’s prime minister was linked to the president’s assassination. A senator tried taking power. A shooting meant to stop the takeover paralyzed the center of the capital, Port-au-Prince. The dramatic sequence of events unfolded over a single day, Tuesday. But most Haitians carried on with a shrug, seeing theContinue Reading

The country’s prime minister was linked to the president’s assassination. A senator tried taking power. A shooting meant to stop the takeover paralyzed the center of the capital, Port-au-Prince. The dramatic sequence of events unfolded over a single day, Tuesday. But most Haitians carried on with a shrug, seeing theContinue Reading

Good morning. We’re covering climate change in Australia, a Times investigation into U.S. airstrikes in Syria and a possible motive for the assassination of the Haitian president. Climate crises batter Australia Many of the same areas that suffered through the Black Summer bush fires in 2019 and 2020, the worstContinue Reading

Two of the 17 people with an American missionary group who were kidnapped in Haiti more than a month ago have been released, the organization said Sunday. The hostages, who included women and children, were seized by one of Haiti’s most fearsome gangs on Oct. 16 as the missionary groupContinue Reading

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Two officers with Haiti’s rapid-reaction force pulled up to a bridge in the capital, Port-au-Prince, to set up a checkpoint and do an afternoon’s worth of work searching for guns, drugs, wanted criminals and kidnapping victims. On each side of the bridge were neighborhoods under siege byContinue Reading

As many as 17 Christian missionaries from the United States and their family members, including children, were kidnapped on Saturday by a gang in Port-au-Prince as they were leaving an orphanage, according to Haitian security officials. Details of the kidnapping remained unclear, but local officials said the missionaries were abductedContinue Reading