Latest from Anthony Faiola

A Haitian prosecutor sought charges against the prime minister in the president’s assassination. He was fired.

The action in connection with the killing of President Jovenel Moïse in July adds fresh uncertainty to a nation reeling from political instability, gang violence and the aftermath of a major earthquake.
  • Sep 14, 2021

Venezuelan opposition declares end to boycott, agrees to participate in local and state elections

Opposition leaders acknowledged the likelihood that the elections in November would again be rigged against them.
  • Sep 1, 2021

In Haiti, a brutal reckoning over an all too familiar task: Rebuilding

The volume of broken infrastructure and housing after the earthquake struck the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation is an omen of new hardship ahead.
  • Aug 21, 2021
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Disaster on repeat in Haiti

Haitians face devastation after two natural disasters hit the island. And what the tragedies have exposed about the country’s preparedness.
  • Aug 19, 2021

A lament for Haiti: ‘It is as if we are cursed’

As mourners gathered for yet another hastily arranged funeral, an untold number of townspeople still lay buried under collapsed concrete.
  • Aug 18, 2021

Death toll in Haiti earthquake jumps past 1,900

Some areas saw 15 inches of rain, causing flooding and mudslides that hindered relief efforts.
  • Aug 17, 2021

Death toll from massive Haiti earthquake soars

Haitian authorities sought aid from U.S. first responders as a looming tropical storm threaten to complicate relief efforts.
  • Aug 15, 2021

At least 304 dead in Haiti in wake of 7.2-magnitude earthquake

The number of fatalities is expected to rise; residents pour into hospitals, bringing the injured in cars and beds of pickup trucks.
  • Aug 15, 2021

Maduro and Venezuela’s opposition launch fresh talks. He seems to have the upper hand.

The latest round of negotiations, aimed at restoring democracy and easing a humanitarian crisis in the South American country, began Friday evening in Mexico City.
  • Aug 13, 2021

In Peru, a rural schoolteacher rises from obscurity to the presidency

“This is the first time that our country will be ruled by a peasant,” Pedro Castillo told lawmakers Thursday. He described a Peru where universities would be free, but unemployed youth not in school would be conscripted by a military redeployed for engineering and public works projects.
  • Jul 28, 2021