Haiti's Martelly vows 'rule of law'

2011-05-06 15:31

Haiti's president-elect Michel Martelly has vowed to impose a legal crackdown after his inauguration amid a lingering dispute over legislative election results.

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.

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.

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: 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 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: 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.

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.

Haiti: Still in ruins a year after quake

2011-01-11 14:04

Exactly a year after a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, less than 5% of debris has been cleared and most Haitians are still reeling from the tragedy.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

Where did all that Haiti aid money go?

2011-01-12 14:01

International donors pledged almost 10 billion dollars to reconstruct Haiti. So, one year after the earthquake, where is all that money and why has so little progress been made?

Haiti mourning earthquake dead

2011-01-11 19:39

Haiti has begun two days of remembrance ceremonies in honour of the nearly quarter million people who died in an earthquake a year ago.

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