Tag: <span>Michel Martelly</span>

Accident in Haiti Kills at Least 29 and Injures more than 60

Today in Latin America Top Story — A dump truck carrying gravel collided with a bus in Port-au-Prince, Haiti late Monday night, killing at least 29 people and injuring 67 more, […] Read More >

Haiti Still Recovering Two Years After Earthquake

Today in Latin America Top Story — Tuesday marked the second anniversary of the Magnitude 7 earthquake that destroyed much of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince and left around 316,000 people […] Read More >

Haiti: Document Shows Martelly’s Plans For New Army

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haitian President   plans to push ahead with a controversial plan to restore the country’s disbanded military, according to a document obtained by […] Read More >

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 >

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 >

Haiti Will Recount Votes In Disputed Election, Amid Protests And Confrontation

Top Story — Haiti will recount the votes in a hotly disputed election, the president of the country’s electoral council said Thursday. The decision follows protests and violent confrontations, after […] Read More >