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  • Haiti: Michel Martelly wins presidential election, but who will be prime minister?

    Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly appears to be the winner in Haiti’s presidential election. The popular Kompa singer turned political candidate captured nearly twice as many votes as his opponent, former first lady and academic Mirlande Manigat, according to Hait
  • Haiti's exiled former president offers to return

    By Robyn Dixon Reporting from Johannesburg — Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, deposed and exiled in a 2004 coup, offered today to return to Haiti, saying he could not wait to go home and rebuild his country after Tuesday's devastating...

    Literary Haiti

    Since last week's devastating earthquake in Haiti, the world's attention has turned to the country as it rarely has before. Yet it's been the focus of literary explorations for decades. In the 1930s, Zora Neale Hurston traveled to Jamaica and...

    'If I Was President': Wyclef Jean sets eyes on Haiti

    Only a day into his run, the entertainer is already facing resistance in the thorny world of Haitian politics. For starters, an electoral council must validate whether Jean meets the qualifications to be a candidate. If he is certified as a candidate, he'...

    Haiti: `The world doesn't have any idea how bad this situation is getting'

    Haiti: `The world doesn't have any idea how bad this situation is getting'
    PORT-AU-PRINCE--The floods that blight the seaside slum known as God's Village arrive with a vengeance, even on days when the rains are light. Waves of coffee-colored mud slide off the mountains into canals heaping with garbage. Sewers overflow and stone...