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Once-Condemned Doctor Turns to Helping Haitians with HIV

HIV/AIDS | By Jennifer Kay | Dec 17
Arthur Fournier’s work with Haitians had mixed consequences, but he spent his life working to provide better health care.

HIV Rates in Haiti Drop Over Decade

HIV/AIDS | Dec 4
The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince says the number of Haitians who have tested positive for HIV has declined over the past decade.

Amnesty Int’l: Gay Rights Office in Haiti Attacked

Amnesty International says the office of a gay rights group in Haiti has been ransacked and two of its members beaten.

UN Condemns Hatred, Violence Against Gays in Haiti

The United Nations mission in Haiti is condemning acts of hatred and violence aimed at homosexuals in the Caribbean nation.

More Than 1,000 Show Up for Haiti Anti-Gay Protest

More than 1,000 people in Haiti participated Friday in a rare street demonstration to protest homosexuality and a proposal to legalize gay marriage in the Caribbean nation.

Groups Condemn Threats Against Haiti’s Gay Society

Watchdog groups in Haiti on Wednesday condemned what they say has been a series of threats targeting the Caribbean nation’s small gay community.

Seattle PrideFest Director Egan Orion Takes a Trip to Haiti, Builds Houses

LOCAL | By Shaun Knittel | Jan 5
Touched by the destruction of the Haiti earthquake, Seattle PrideFest organizer Egan Orion joined Habitat for Humanity to help build new homes for people devastated by disasters.

Haitians Launch Country’s First LGBT Rights Organization

INTERNATIONAL | By Joe Siegel | Mar 1
KOURAJ opened in the Haitian capital late last year with the help of recent Tufts University graduate Nick Stratton.

U.N. Peacekeeping Nations Consider Haiti Abuse Case

INTERNATIONAL | By Raul O. Garces | Sep 8
Foreign ministers and defense chiefs from the Latin American countries that have more than 12,000 peacekeepers in Haiti called a meeting to consider how the alleged sex abuse of a Haitian teenager by Uruguayan sailors might affect the U.N. mission.

U.N., Haiti, Uruguay Probe Sexual Assault Claim

INTERNATIONAL | By Edith M. Lederer | Sep 7
The United Nations, Haiti and Uruguay are investigating allegations that U.N. peacekeepers from Uruguay sexually abused an 18-year-old Haitian man, the United Nations said Tuesday.

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