El Salvador has enacted a state of emergency to fight a new spike in homicides while thousands of Haitians demonstrate against a lack of governmental support to protect their population from gangs.
Citing conflicts in Yemen, Syria, Myanmar and Sudan to Haiti, Africa's Sahel, "and now the war in Ukraine", UN chief Antonio Guterres says, "there are fewer political settlements to conflicts" with Colombia a notable exception.
Thousands protest to demand the government of PM Ariel Henry do more to address gang violence including constant kidnappings in the Caribbean country.
Health professionals throughout Haiti have shut down health care facilities in protest against a sharp increase in gang-related kidnappings, which have affected people across all societies.
Migrants entered Summerland Key in southern Florida state, a few days after more than 350 Haitians landed in the same place, officials say.
Nearly 36 hours of rain have caused flooding, primarily in the north of the Caribbean country, with water filling the historic centre of the city of Cap-Haitien.
Jamaica Police said former senator John Joël Joseph and others were arrested and that authorities were trying to determine whether they are family members.
Mario Antonio Palacios has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder or kidnapping outside the US in connection with the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise.
Ariel Henry's office says that "bandits and terrorists" had tried to shoot the prime minister at a church in the northern city of Gonaives during an event to mark the 218th anniversary of independence.
The missionaries were abducted on October 16 while returning from an orphanage in an area east of the capital Port-au-Prince controlled by one of Haiti's most powerful gangs.
A truck carrying petrol exploded in the Haitian city of Cap-Haitien, killing at least 60 people and injuring dozens of others, officials said.
Turkish authorities have issued a 40-day temporary custody order for Samir Handal, a “suspect of great interest” in the July 7 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise.
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