Category: Haiti

Haiti: Protest Erupts Over Alleged Attack By U.N. Peacekeepers

Today in Latin America Top Story — Several hundred Haitians took to the streets of a coastal town Monday to protest the alleged sexual assault of an 18-year old man […] Read More >

Uruguay Recalls Commander In Haiti Over Alleged Sexual Assault

Uruguay’s defense ministry said Sunday it would recall its commander and at least five officers from Haiti, in response to a controversy over alleged acts of sexual abuse. The ministry […] Read More >

Haiti: Port-au-Prince Mayor to Clear Tent Camp

Today in Latin America Top Story — Port-au-Prince Mayor Jean Yves Jason announced Wednesday that he intends to move nearly 20,000 Haitians living in one of the country’s largest refugee […] Read More >

Haiti Delays Results For 19 Legislative Races, After U.N. and U.S. Question Results

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haiti’s Electoral Council delayed certifying the results from 19 legislative races Monday, after the United States and the United Nations questioned several vote […] Read More >

Hillary Clinton Meets With Haitian President-Elect Michel Martelly

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haitian President-elect Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly met Wednesday with senior U.S. officials in Washington, including Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, to discuss […] Read More >

Michel Martelly Wins Haitian Presidential Elections, According To Preliminary Results

Today in Latin America Top Story — Musician and Carnival entertainer Michel Martelly won Haiti’s presidential elections Monday, according to official preliminary results. “Martelly won,” an official at the Provisional […] Read More >

Haiti To Announce Preliminary Runoff Election Results Today

Today in Latin America Top Story — Today Haiti’s electoral council plans to announce the preliminary results from the country’s runoff election held last month. The United Nations peacekeeping forces […] Read More >

Fraud Delays Haitian Election Results; Final Results Due In April

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haiti’s election agency said Wednesday it will not release preliminary results of the recent runoff until Monday, citing higher than expected turnout and […] Read More >

Jean-Bertrand Aristide To Return To Haiti Ahead Of Runoff Election

Today in Latin America Top Story — Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide left South Africa on Thursday and is headed toward Haiti, The New York Times reports. He is expected […] Read More >

Haiti Issues Ousted President Aristide A New Passport

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haiti issued a diplomatic passport to ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, which his American lawyer picked up Tuesday from government authorities. Aristide’s Miami attorney, […] Read More >