Haiti's pop star president takes the helm

2011-04-21 11:42

Michel Martelly, a Haitian popular singer known by the stage name "Sweet Micky", has officially been declared Haiti's next president, say officials.

Troubles ahead for Haiti victor Martelly

2011-04-06 13:29

The landslide election victory of Haiti's next president Michel Martelly looks like the easy part as a host of difficulties lie ahead.

Haiti run-off mostly calm

2011-03-21 08:30

Haitians have voted to elect a president for their country, choosing between a singer and a former first lady in a run-off called generally peaceful by observers.

Intractable problems beset Haiti

2011-03-17 11:56

Haiti has defied numerous attempts to dredge it from a seemingly endless cycle of political and economic mismanagement.

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.

US: No plans to stop Haiti aid

2011-01-31 13:02

The US says it has no plans to halt aid to Haiti in spite of a crisis over who will be the nation's next leader but does insist the president's candidate be dropped from the race.

Haiti's 'Sweet Mickey' takes centre stage

2011-01-27 10:34

Flamboyant Haitian singer Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly has been propelled to the forefront of the quake-hit nation's presidential race.

Haitian authorities delay vote results

2010-12-20 08:59

Electoral authorities in Haiti say they have decided to delay publication of final presidential election results until a probe of the controversial vote is finished.

Haiti risking aid freeze: US

2010-12-14 14:53

The United States and Canada have signalled mounting impatience with the leaders of Haiti warning them to make greater efforts to resolve their nation's problems or risk an aid freeze.

Four dead in Haiti vote protests

2010-12-09 09:33

Thousands of protesters have rampaged through Haitian towns, torching buildings in clashes that have left four dead after election results triggered accusations of vote-rigging.

2 left in Haiti presidential race

2010-12-08 13:04

Haitian voters face a stark choice in the presidential run-off between an academic vying to be the nation's first female leader and a government technocrat who is 22 years her junior.


Haiti vote result goes unchallenged

2011-04-08 10:26

The loser in the second-round presidential runoff in Haiti, former first lady Mirlande Manigat, says she will not challenge the results that give the office to Michel Martelly.

Haiti's new president faces vast challenges

2011-04-05 13:27

Musician Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly has scored a come-from-behind victory in Haiti's presidential run-off, easily defeating a former first lady for the leadership of a country facing enormous challenges.

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.

Haiti presidential hopefuls start campaigns

2011-02-18 10:55

The two candidates in Haiti's presidential runoff election have launched their official campaigns, providing voters with a sharp contrast in tone and style.

Haiti, pressured, sets presidency run-off

2011-02-04 09:25

Haiti has heeded foreign pressure and amended the results of its election, setting up a presidential run-off that excludes a candidate hit by fraud allegations.

Haiti candidate refuses to confirm exit

2011-01-28 10:03

Presidential candidate Jude Celestin has refused to confirm that he is withdrawing from Haiti's disputed electoral race after the ruling party pulled its support for him.

Haiti grieves its quarter million dead

2011-01-12 10:13

Haitians are grieving for the nearly quarter of a million people wiped out in last year's earthquake, while praying for their beleaguered country to be given another chance.

Bill Clinton urges objectivity in Haiti

2010-12-15 11:01

Former US president Bill Clinton has called for an "objective" recount in disputed Haiti elections, saying a transparently fair result is imperative for the nation's recovery.

Election results appeal urged in Haiti

2010-12-13 11:57

Key ambassadors to Haiti and other international organisations have urged Haiti's presidential candidates to avoid violence by pursuing legal means to challenge the election results.

Protests greet Haiti election results

2010-12-08 15:23

Furious supporters of eliminated candidates have set fires and put up barricades in the streets of Haiti's capital following the announcement of election results.

Fraud concerns ahead of Haiti vote

2010-11-26 14:03

Fraud fears have dogged the run-up to presidential elections in Haiti, a nation gripped by cholera and struggling to rebuild after a devastating earthquake.

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