In the spotlight: feast of the Epiphany, House Speaker election, Pope Benedict funeral, Buffalo Bills rally around teammate
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In focus: Respect for Marriage Act heads to president, protected status extended for Haitian immigrants, Peru bishops speak out against attempted coup
U.N. reports significant rise in hunger in Latin America, Caribbean
A report released in late November by several United Nations’ agencies warned that the number of those suffering from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean is at its highest point in 15 years.
Photos of the Week: Nov. 15, 2021
In the spotlight: World Day of the Poor, Veterans Day, Astroworld Festival memorial.
Photos of the Week: Sept. 7, 2021
In the spotlight: Tropical Storm Ida damage, Afghan refugees, Haiti relief
Relief workers: Haiti earthquake complicated by economy, gangs, weather
Relief workers in Haiti said the Aug. 14 earthquake might not be as catastrophic as the 2010 quake that was closer to the capital, but recovery will be complicated because the quake came on the heels of July’s presidential assassination, of an economic and ongoing political crisis, the coronavirus pandemic and an active storm season now underway.
CRS gradually restores services in Haiti amid series of crises
A series of debilitating crises in recent weeks — from a surge in COVID-19 cases to the assassination of a president — has left Haiti reeling again in uncertainty and forced Catholic Relief Services to curtail its outreach efforts.
Haitians granted reprieve with immigration extension to stay in U.S.
On May 22, 2021, the Biden administration granted eligible Haitian nationals living in the United States the chance to apply for a new 18-month TPS designation.