Ex-Haitian president to be questioned over graft

2014-08-13 10:15

Former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has been summoned to appear before an examining magistrate over alleged money laundering and drug trafficking, judicial documents show.

Aristide 'developing' political party

2013-05-06 11:02

Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is trying to rebuild his political party as the Caribbean nation prepares for legislative and local elections, says a prominent hotelier.

Haiti protest signals political tension

2012-03-01 10:18

Several thousand supporters of two-time president Jean-Bertrand Aristide have filled the streets of Haiti’s capital, accusing the country’s leader of not doing enough to improve their lives.

Haiti poll problems - Caricom

2011-03-20 23:15

Haiti election observers have found 'irregularities' at some polling stations as the Caribbean nation votes in a crucial presidential run-off.

My return fulfils 'dream' – Aristide

2011-03-18 15:13

Winging his way toward Haiti after seven years in exile in Africa, former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide says his return fulfils a "dream" of the Haitian people.

Joyous welcome awaits Aristide in Haiti

2011-03-18 10:03

Jean-Bertrand Aristide's most ardent followers are waiting joyously in the last few hours until the former president, considered by many a champion of the poor, returns from exile.

SA cannot hold Aristide back: Chabane

2011-03-17 15:14

The SA government cannot hold former Haitian president Jean-Betrand Aristide "hostage" if he wanted to return to his homeland, says minister in the presidency Collins Chabane.

Aristide heading home

2011-03-15 22:39

Ex-president Jean-Bertrand Aristide is to end seven years in exile in South Africa and return to Haiti three days ahead of a presidential run-off election, a source says.

US urges Aristide to delay Haiti return

2011-03-14 22:36

The Obama administration says ex-Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide risks destabilizing Haiti if he returns from exile ahead of a presidential run off vote.

Aristide supporters rally for his return

2011-02-19 12:05

Several thousand young Haitians have rallied peacefully in the streets of Port-au-Prince in support of the expected return of former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Aristide's return to distract from poll: US

2011-02-10 09:41

The US has warned former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide that he will cause an "unfortunate distraction" if he returns to Haiti before next month's run-off elections.

Aristide gets new Haiti passport

2011-02-09 11:23

A new Haitian passport has been handed to Jean-Bertrand Aristide's lawyer, smoothing the way for the former president's return from exile, says a senior government official.

New passport for ex-Haiti leader Aristide

2011-02-07 22:24

The Haitian government has issued a new passport to former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, enabling him to end his exile in South Africa.

Haiti: Aristide eligible for passport

2011-02-01 09:00

Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is eligible for a passport but has not applied for one, say Haitian officials.

Haiti: Aristide also 'ready to return'

2011-01-20 10:00

Haitians adjusting to the sudden return of one exiled ex-president could soon have another on their hands.

Former Haitian dictator 'Baby Doc' returns

2011-01-17 10:02

Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier has returned to Haiti nearly 25 years after a popular uprising against his brutal dictatorship forced him into exile.

Earthquake a tragedy: Aristide

2010-01-13 17:01

Haiti's former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has described as a "tragedy that defies expression" the earthquake that hit the Caribbean nation, killing hundreds of people.


Haiti's Martelly meets with ex-president Aristide

2013-09-19 10:03

Haitian President Michel Martelly has held a private meeting with his predecessor, two-time President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

US plans to build 2 prisons in Haiti

2013-02-16 11:30

The US plans to build two prisons in Haiti's countryside in an effort to stem severe overcrowding, disease and violence in the poor Caribbean nation's prison system, a US official says.

Haiti leader's 2nd pick for PM rejected

2011-08-03 10:05

Lawmakers have rejected Haitian President Michel Martelly's new choice for prime minister, blocking his efforts to install a government and move ahead with rebuilding the country.

Aristide returns to celebrity welcome

2011-03-18 22:17

Former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has returned home from seven years in exile to a celebrity welcome.

Aristide's plane refuels in Senegal

2011-03-18 11:38

The international relations department says the plane carrying former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide is refuelling in Dakar, Senegal, before flying directly to Haiti.

Obama concerned over Haitian situation

2011-03-17 18:06

A White House spokesperson says President Barack Obama has "deep concerns" over the return from exile of the former Haitian president.

Danny Glover arrives in SA for Aristide

2011-03-17 11:46

Danny Glover has reportedly arrived in South Africa to escort exiled former Haiti president Jean-Bertrand Aristide home.

US needs to speak to Aristide - SA

2011-03-15 17:23

SA will not press exiled former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide to delay his return to his country, and the US should take the matter up with Haiti directly, says Deputy International Relations Minister Marius Fransman.

Aristide to leave for Haiti soon

2011-03-11 22:47

An SA official says ousted ex-president Jean-Bertrand Aristide will return to Haiti within days, after seven years in exile.

Supporters in Haiti prepare for Aristide

2011-02-16 09:17

Excitement has gripped Jean-Bertrand Aristide supporters in Haiti's slums while workers spruce up his private villa in anticipation of his possible return.

Aristide stay in South Africa may end in days

2011-02-09 19:49

Former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide is hoping to return to Haiti in the coming days ending some seven years in exile in South Africa.

Duvalier 'dreams' of Haiti reconciliation

2011-02-08 11:48

Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier has said in a radio interview that he dreams of "national reconciliation" led by all of Haiti's former presidents.

Duvalier claims Hatian democratic process

2011-02-02 13:46

Former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier credits himself with starting Haiti's democratic process with his 1986 flight into exile, it has emerged in an interview.

Aristide: I'm ready to return to Haiti

2011-01-20 16:13

Ousted Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has repeated his statement that he is ready to end his exile in South Africa and return to his country.

'Baby Doc' adds new twist to Haiti's woes

2011-01-18 10:35

The return of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier has left many wondering if this will prompt renewed conflict in the troubled country.

Haiti government criticised

2010-02-02 21:39

At a gravel pit where countless earthquake victims have been dumped, mourners turned a remembrance ceremony into one of the first political rallies since the disaster.

Aristide's party barred

2009-11-26 14:10

The political party of former Haiti president Jean-Bertrand Aristide will be barred from legislative elections scheduled for February 28.

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