Haitian leader Martelly bids farewell

2016-02-08 07:41

President Michel Martelly has made his farewell speech to Haiti as he departed office with no successor yet chosen because a runoff election was again delayed.

Haiti leader names Evans Paul as new PM

2014-12-26 10:00

Haitian President Michel Martelly has named veteran politician Evans Paul prime minister to lead a new government, as he seeks to defuse a crisis over long-delayed elections.

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.

Haiti creates body for elections

2013-04-13 20:00

The government of President Michel Martelly has formed a nine-member electoral council in charge of laying out an electoral calendar and registering political parties and voters.

US hails Haiti post-quake reconstruction

2012-10-23 10:50

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has hailed reconstruction after the devastating 2010 earthquake, drawing parallels between the "American dream" and the "Haitian dream".

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 announces new govt amid political crisis

2015-01-19 16:30

Haitian President Michel Martelly has announced the formation of a new government via Facebook in a bid to rescue the impoverished Caribbean nation from political crisis.

Haitian president urges unity for 2014

2014-01-02 10:19

Haiti's President Michel Martelly has urged his fellow citizens to come together to rebuild the poverty-stricken country devastated by an earthquake nearly four years ago.

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.

Christmas misery in Haiti camp

2012-12-24 09:06

While people around the world celebrate the arrival of Christmas, residents of a refugee camp in Haiti say hunger and want will mark the holiday, like every other day of the year.

Tropical Storm makes landfall in Haiti

2012-08-25 12:00

Tropical Storm Isaac has hit Haiti with driving rain and gale-force winds in the impoverished nation still reeling from the effects of a devastating 2010 earthquake.

Haiti president attacked during carnival

2012-02-18 10:00

Haitian President Michel Martelly has been attacked as he walked in a Carnival procession in downtown Port-au-Prince, but he escaped unharmed.

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