Tag: <span>Rene Preval</span>

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 Announces Run-Off Candidates; Martelly In, Célestin Out

Today in Latin America Top Story — Election officials in Haiti announced that the two candidates in upcoming run-off elections will be popular singer Michel Sweet “Micky” Martelly and former […] Read More >

Hillary Clinton In Haiti To Discuss Elections And Cholera Outbreak

Today in Latin America Top Story — United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that the U.S. will not suspend aid to Haiti after meetings in the capital of […] Read More >

Préval Says Baby Doc Must Face Investigation In Haiti; No Comment On Elections

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haitian President René Préval said Saturday that ex-dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier had every right to return home from exile, but must now […] Read More >

Haitian Earthquake;The Country Struggles To Rebuild One Year After

Today in Latin America Top Story — One year ago today a magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, with its epicenter about 16 miles form the capital of Port-au-Prince. The earthquake […] Read More >

OAS Panel Gives Haiti Elections Results; Martelly Should Be In Run-Off

Today in Latin America Top Story — A pop star and not a member of the country’s ruling party should advance to Haiti’s presidential run-off, according to an international panel […] Read More >

Presidential Runoff In Haiti Delayed Until February

Today in Latin America Top Story — The presidential runoff in Haiti will delayed at least until the end of February, as the country awaits of report from the Organization […] 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 >

Haiti Presidential Elections Go To Run-Off; Government Candidate To Face Former First Lady

Today in Latin America Top Story — Haiti’s contested presidential elections will go to a second round run-off, with the government-backed candidate and a former first lady ready to square off. […] Read More >

U.N. Asks Haiti To Ignore Unofficial Elections Results; Cholera Death Toll Tops 1,800

Today in Latin America Top Story — The United Nations has asked Haitians to ignore unofficial results from the country’s contested elections over the weekend and wait until next week […] Read More >