Haitians hold nationwide strike to protest wave of kidnappings, days after abduction of a group of missionaries and amid concerns over gang violence in the crisis-stricken Caribbean nation.
Chief prosecutor asks a judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in a case pertaining to the murder of President Jovenel Moïse.
The storm couldn't have come at a worse time for Haitians struggling to deal with the effects of Saturday's 7.2 magnitude earthquake, blamed for an estimated 1,400 deaths.
Haiti earthquake killed at least 1,419 people as it nearly razed some towns and triggered landslides that hampered rescue efforts in a country that is the poorest in the Western Hemisphere.
Churches, businesses, schools and homes crumbled in the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that trapped hundreds of victims under rubble and left at least 1,800 people injured.
At least 304 people died and hundreds were injured or missing after a major earthquake struck southwestern Haiti, authorities say, reducing churches, hotels and homes to rubble in the latest tragedy.
The Caribbean nation plunged into instability as tensions spiked after Jovenel Moise was shot dead in his home in Port-au-Prince in the early hours of July 7.
Haiti's police have killed or apprehended suspected killers of President Jovenel Moise, officials say, and are hunting for masterminds behind the assassination.
Setting an emergency meeting over the crisis, the UN Security Council. members unanimously called "for the perpetrators of this abhorrent crime to be swiftly brought to justice," and for "all parties to remain calm, exercise restraint."
Haitian authorities have announced that more than 400 inmates have escaped and 25 people are dead in a prison break, making it the country's largest and deadliest in a decade.
Police arrest more than 20 people accused of trying to kill President Jovenel Moise and overthrow his government, officials say.
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