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Mirlande Manigat

Haiti Election: Why Martelly Stood to Win

Dyane Jean François | Posted 06.05.2011 | World
Dyane Jean François

This may be one most significant elections in the Haiti's history. Visibility was especially important in this election because on paper the two candidates are rather similar.

Haiti's New President Facing Specter of de Facto 'Housing Apartheid'

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

For Haiti, it might not matter who wins the presidency, but how the new president will address the mammoth challenges facing the nation.

How Do You Spell Democracy?

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Peacekeepers and observers may produce fairer elections in Haiti -- but education is the first step towards democracy.

Haiti Stumbles Toward Second Round of Flawed Elections

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

The decision by the Haitian government to go ahead with voting in the absence of conditions for free and fair elections has shaken an already fragile Haitian democracy.

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...

U.S., France, Increase Pressure On Haiti to Accept Their Choices for Presidential Candidates

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

As the infamous dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier returns to Haiti after 25 years in exile in the south of France, pressure is increasing on the impoverished, earthquake-destroyed, and cholera stricken country of Haiti.

Was Brazilian Diplomat in Haiti Fired for Slamming UN and NGOs?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

When Brazilian diplomat Ricardo Seitenfus was abruptly ousted as special representative of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Haiti on Christmas day, timing proved to be everything.

Top Ten Private Initiatives in Haiti Supplement Big Players in 2010-11

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haiti needs hope -- and so many private initiatives doing so much could do even more -- with your support. There is so much hope for Haiti. Let's fund it.

Despite Spectre Of Violence, Haitians Are Eager To Vote

Emily Schmall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emily Schmall

Port-au-Prince - The spectre of violence hung in the air like a storm cloud on the eve of Haiti's general elections, threatening to shatter an unusual...