Exit of last elected senator leaves the Caribbean nation's future uncertain as gangs run amok across the crime-ravaged country.
Gangsters had been ejected from Cabaret town north of capital Port-au-Prince several days ago but they returned, killing 12 people and burning many houses, says mayor.
"At least 89 people were killed and 16 others are missing," says a human rights group, while aid agencies report seeing burned and rotting corpses in impoverished suburb of the capital Port-au-Prince.
Clashes between rival gangs near capital Port-au-Prince leave more than 50 dead and over 100 wounded, local official says.
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.
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.
Armed gangs controlling nearly half of the capital, Port-au-Prince, also block the country’s largest fuel terminal, leading to a nationwide fuel shortage.
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.
A group of between 15 and 17 people, including children, were kidnapped by an armed gang in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, security sources say.
The Provisional Electoral Council was selected by slain president Moise and faced strong criticism by the public. Before its dismissal, it had set the first round of voting in elections and a constitutional referendum for November 7.
Chief prosecutor asks a judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in a case pertaining to the murder of President Jovenel Moïse.
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