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.


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.

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