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29
AUG
2021

Strengthening Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall on US Gulf Coast

Hurricane Ida made landfall in the U.S. Gulf Coast state of Louisiana Sunday as a Category Four storm, with 240-kilometer-per hour winds on the Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane intensity. The storm’s arrival comes 16 years after Hurricane Katrina’s onslaught. As Arash Arabasadi reports, memories of Katrina still loom large. 
27
AUG
2021

Burials Continue Nearly Two Weeks After Quake Hit Haiti 

As Haiti recovers from a quake that struck the country nearly two weeks ago, relatives bury a girl near the ruins of her house. She’s among the more than 2,200 people killed by the 7.2 magnitude quake. Elsewhere, women say they fear for their safety and that of their children. More with VOA Correspondent Mariama Diallo.
23
AUG
2021

Surge of Migrants Heading North Gather Along Colombia-Panama Border

Migrants from Latin America, Africa and Asia are flooding the streets of Necoclí, a town in Colombia across the Gulf of Urabá from the Panamanian border. More than 11,000 migrants are stranded at the port as more arrive with plans to travel north to the United States. Jair Diaz filed this report from Necoclí, narrated by Cristina Caicedo Smits.Camera: Oscar Cavadia  
David Parra also contributed to this report.
14
AUG
2021

Powerful, Deadly Earthquake Hits Haiti

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook southwestern Haiti on Saturday morning, leaving hundreds dead, injured or missing, taking down buildings and cutting off communication to at least two cities. VOA's Carolyn Presutti tells us more.
23
JUL
2021

Slain Haitian President Jovenel Moise Laid to Rest

The body of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moise was laid to rest in the northern port city of Cap-Haitien today. Moise was gunned down in his home in Port-au-Prince on July 7. The assassination underscored the continuing influence of foreign actors in the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country.  VOA’s Laurel Bowman has our story.
14
JUL
2021

Hundreds in Miami’s Little Havana Support Cuba Protests

When widespread protests broke out in Cuba Sunday, hundreds of Cuban Americans in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood took to the streets in support. Those street demonstrations in Miami have continued.  Liliya Anisimova has the story, narrated by Anna Rice.Camera: Liliya Anisimova  
08
JUL
2021

US Pledges to Help Haiti in Assassination Investigation

One day after the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, the U.S. said it would respond to requests for help in investigating the attack. Experts said the U.S. should resist any temptation to intervene militarily in Haiti as it has in times of past upheaval.  VOA’s Senior Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports.
18
JUN
2021

UN Refugee Report Tallies Record Number of People on the Move

The United Nations reports that by the end of 2020, the number of people around the world who had been forcibly displaced from their homes totaled 82.4 million, the highest number on record. VOA's Laurel Bowman has more on the U.N.'s annual report ahead of World Refugee Day on Sunday, June 20.
15
JUN
2021

As Pandemic Pushes Brazil Deeper into Poverty, Favela Residents Adapt

As the pandemic advances in Brazil, poverty gains ground.  Despite having one of the world’s largest economies, nearly 13 percent of the country’s population is surviving on just over eight dollars a day.  For VOA, Edgar Maciel in Sao Paulo visited one of Brazil’s poorest favelas — and reports on how families are coping. Camera: Edgar Maciel

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