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Haiti confirms candidates for presidential runoff

Port-au-prince - Haiti confirmed Tuesday the top two finishers in first round presidential voting, formally setting the stage for a runoff next month.

One killed in post-election protest in Haiti

Port-au-prince - One person was shot dead and another was wounded by a machete blow to the head Friday during post-election skirmishes that erupted in Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince.

Man burned to death in Haiti vigilante violence

Port-au-prince - Haitians angered by a series of rapes and robberies in Port-au-Prince burned alive a man they suspected of criminal connections early Thursday in an upscale suburb of the capital.

Thousands protest in Haiti over 'electoral coup'

Port-au-prince - Thousands of people aligned with the political opposition demonstrated in the Haitian capital on Wednesday against President Michel Martelly, accusing him of orchestrating an "electoral coup d'etat.

Haiti parliament headed for no clear majority: Results

Port-au-prince - Haiti's notoriously unstable politics was plunged into fresh uncertainty Sunday after preliminary results showed that no party won a clear majority in parliament.

Haiti runoff candidate calls election results a 'farce'

Port-au-prince - One of the candidates in Haiti's presidential runoff called the first-round results of October 25 elections a "farce", amid growing opposition protests in the impoverished Caribbean country.

Moise, Celestin into Haiti presidential run-off

Port-au-prince - Haiti's presidential election will go to a runoff between ruling party candidate Jovenel Moise and Jude Celestin, close to former president Rene Preval, officials said Thursday.

Polls open in Haiti election amid security concerns

Port-au-prince - Polling stations opened in Haiti early Sunday, with some 5.8 million people eligible to vote for a new president amid serious security concerns.

Haitians cast votes for new leader without violence

Port-au-prince - Haitians voted for a new president Sunday as the poorest country in the Americas seeks to shed chronic political instability and get back on its feet.

Jittery Haiti to elect new president

Port-au-prince - Haitians vote Sunday for a new president as the poorest country in the Americas seeks to shed chronic political instability and get back on its feet.

Haiti: The poorest country in the Americas

Port-au-prince - Haiti, which votes Sunday for a new president and lawmakers, is the poorest country in the Americas, crippled by long-term political instability and a devastating quake in 2010.

Haitian cholera victims call for UN accountability

Port-au-prince - Hundreds of activists and victims of Haiti's cholera epidemic staged a demonstration Thursday in Port-au-Prince to demand an apology and compensation from the United Nations, whose peacekeepers are accused of accidentally introducing the disease five y...

Lackluster campaign augurs ill for Haiti presidential vote

Port-au-prince - The legitimacy of the future Haitian president is already compromised two weeks before the vote gets underway, with a lackluster electoral campaign and a very low expected turnout.

Kerry urges Haiti to get behind upcoming vote

Port-au-prince - Three weeks before Haiti holds polls that could make or break its recovery from disaster and political crisis, US Secretary of State John Kerry checked in Tuesday to urge the country to get behind the vote.

Former Haiti president Aristide breaks his silence

Port-au-prince - Haiti's former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has spoken in public for the first time since returning from exile in 2011, calling on Haitians to elect his party's candidate as president.

Andre Berto blasts Mayweather for anemic PPV buys

Two-time world welterweight champion Andre Berto is blaming unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for the very low pay-per-view sales of their recently-concluded title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena last May 2.

Haiti pays tribute to late voodoo chief

Port-au-prince - Officials and dignitaries representing all of Haiti's different religions paid tribute to the "rare unifying genius" of Max Gesner Beauvoir, the supreme leader of the voodoo faith.

Deportation of Haitians must stop: UN official

Port-au-prince - The Dominican Republic must stop deporting undocumented people of Haitian descent until a bilateral agreement is reached, a UN human rights envoy said Tuesday.

Head of Haiti's voodoo religion dies

Port-au-prince - Max Gesner Beauvoir, the supreme chief of the voodoo religion, died at the age of 79 in the Haitian capital, his relatives announced.Beauvoir, a biochemist by training, was named in 2008 the "National Ati," or spiritual guide for voodoo practitioners.

U.S. hospital ship brings care, hope to poor Haitians

Port-au-prince - The huge white hospital ship anchored in the Port-au-Prince bay is impossible to miss, drawing Haitians from all over in hopes of a chance to see a doctor and get medical treatment.
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