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Haiti's New Prime Minister Faces Instability And Protests

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 01.15.2015 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti has a new prime minister as it enters a phase of political uncertainty, with its parliament dissolved, opposition...

Haiti's Anti-Government Protests Heat Up

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 01.11.2015 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Protesters burned tires and threw rocks and glass bottles at riot police during another anti-government demonstration i...

To Be or Not to Be: Political Suicide and Non­‐Being in Haiti

Luis Perez-Simon | Posted 05.19.2012 | World
Luis Perez-Simon

It all started with a two-sentence letter, "I feel obliged to render my resignation as prime minister of the government of the republic of Haiti. Please receive my respectful and patriotic wishes to you, M. le président." It was signed Garry Conille.

Haiti President To Meet With Ousted Former Leaders

AP | TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti's new president met with former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvali...

Haitian President Reportedly Seeks To Restore Disbanded Army

AP | TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti's president is moving forward with a controversial campaign pledge to restore the country's disbanded military wit...

Haiti's New Hope, and New President, Michel Martelly

James S. Gordon | Posted 07.18.2011 | World
James S. Gordon

May 14, 2011 in Port-au-Prince felt like January 20, 2009 in Washington DC: a new president producing unexpected smiles, and tears, too -- and in devastated Haiti, a sense of new life.

Haiti's Pop Star-Turned-President Looks To Rebuild Embattled Nation

csmonitor.com | Ezra Fieser | Posted 07.17.2011 | World

Back in 1995 when he was a flamboyant musician with few political aspirations, Michel Martelly quipped that he'd dance naked atop Haiti's National Pal...

Preliminary Returns Show Winner In Haiti Presidential Election

Posted 06.04.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Musician Michel Martelly is the winner of Haiti's presidential election, according to official preliminary results, a seni...

Haiti Protests Erupt As Presidential Candidates Advance

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Government-backed candidate Jude Celestin and former first lady Mirlande Manigat will advance to a second-round runoff i...

Haiti Presidential Candidates Lead Protest To Nullify Election

AP | JACOB KUSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Frustrated presidential candidates led a march through Haiti's capital Thursday to demand officials annul an election th...

Haiti Presidential Debates: Vague Answers As Power Twice Goes Out

AP | EVENS SANON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PETIONVILLE, Haiti — Haiti held its second presidential debate ever Saturday, a sparsely attended event that was short on detailed responses fro...

Wyclef Jean Responds To Sean Penn Criticism Of Haiti Presidential Bid: 'Even If I Lose, I Win'

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — After the hip-hop party was over, the cheering supporters back in their tents and the speaker trucks parked for the nigh...

Wyclef Jean Officially Running For President Of Haiti After Filing Papers

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Singer Wyclef Jean officially announced his bid to be president of Haiti to a roaring crowd of supporters on Thursday, t...

Wyclef Resigns From Charity Before Haiti Campaign

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Singer Wyclef Jean officially announced his bid to be president of Haiti to a roaring crowd of supporters on Thursday, t...

President Wyclef? Ex-Fugee Mulling Haiti Campaign

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Singer Wyclef Jean is considering a run for president of Haiti but has not decided whether to seek a five-year term as l...