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Former Haiti coup leader, wanted in US, arrested

Port-au-prince - Onetime Haiti coup leader Guy Philippe, who has long been wanted by US authorities on drug trafficking charges but was recently elected to the country's senate, was arrested, police said.

Jovenel Moise: banana businessman now Haiti president

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise, a Haitian banana exporter who has never held political office, has survived the country's long-running electoral nightmare to become its next president.

Losers in Haitian election cry foul

Port-au-prince - The losers in Haiti's presidential election insisted Wednesday they will not recognise political neophyte Jovenel Moise as the winner, calling the officially declared result a political coup.

Haiti's president-elect faces daunting challenges

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise, the winner of Haiti's presidential elections, now faces the daunting challenge of leading a desperately poor and politically-divided Caribbean nation.

Jovenel Moise confirmed as Haiti's new president: official

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise won Haiti's presidential elections with 55.6 percent of the first round vote held on November 20, according to official results.

Jovenel Moise confirmed as Haiti's new president: official

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise won Haiti's presidential elections with 55.6 percent of the first round vote held on November 20, according to official results released Tuesday.

Fighting Haiti's cholera outbreak requires more funds: UN

Port-au-prince - The cholera outbreak that hit Haiti after Hurricane Matthew slammed the island has been contained but persists due to lack of funding, according to the United Nations.

Haiti's political uncertainty stunts economic growth

Port-au-prince - Haiti's economy expanded by only 1.4 percent this year, according to official figures released Wednesday, as the impoverished country's electoral crisis is discouraging investment, with prospects for 2017 even more dismal.

Haiti orders review of presidential vote results

Port-au-prince - Haiti's three main opposition parties won a victory in their challenge to last month's presidential election after the country's electoral court ordered a review of the preliminary results Monday night.

Haiti presidential candidates challenge vote results

Port-au-prince - Three Haitian presidential candidates have formally contested the election's preliminary results, their parties said Friday, after the vote count gave the ruling party's Jovenel Moise an outright victory in last month's first-round.

New Haiti leader claims victory and calls for order

Port-au-prince - Jovenel Moise, the provisional winner of Haiti's presidential election with 55 percent of the vote in the first round, has claimed victory, calling on demonstrators to stand down and restore order in the capital.

Demonstrators against Haiti vote outcome clash with police

Port-au-prince - Haitian police stopped hundreds of demonstrators challenging the presidential election's outcome on Wednesday, blocking them, clashing with stone-throwers and lobbing tear gas to disperse the crowds.

Haiti vote results contested, spark protests

Port-au-prince - Businessman Jovenel Moise's election as Haiti's next president was challenged by losing rival candidates, signaling more political upheaval in the troubled nation as sporadic protests erupted in the capital.

Presidential frontrunner wants to lift Haiti's fortunes with farming

Port-au-prince - The man who appears to have won the first round of Haiti's presidential election, Jovenel Moise, says he wants to lift the Caribbean country out of poverty by reviving its agricultural sector.

Moise wants to lift Haiti's fortunes with farming

Port-au-prince - The man who appears to have won the first round of Haiti's presidential election, Jovenel Moise, says he wants to lift the Caribbean country out of poverty by reviving its agricultural sector.

Moise wins Haiti presidential vote in first round: early results

Port-au-prince - Businessman Jovenel Moise appealed for unity after official preliminary results showed he won Haiti's presidential election in the first round.

Haiti's leader calls for calm before election results released

Port-au-prince - Haiti's interim leader Jocelerme Privert on Monday called for calm before preliminary results from the first round of the Caribbean country's presidential election are released later in the day.

Haiti parties claim wins even as votes counted

Port-au-prince - Two of Haiti's biggest parties stoked tension on Monday by claiming victory for their candidates in a long-delayed presidential election days before official results are due to be released.Nearly 6.

Haitians vote in hopes of restoring constitutional order

Port-au-prince - Haitians cast their ballots Sunday for president and members of the legislature in elections that had been delayed for more than a year by a constitutional crisis.Nearly 6.

Haitians vote hoping to restore constitutional order

Port-au-prince - Haitians go to the polls Sunday to elect a president and lawmakers, in hopes of restoring the country to constitutional order after more than a year of political crisis.Nearly 6.
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