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Haiti in renewed political turmoil as premier resigns


Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille offered his surprise resignation on Friday after just four months in office, amid tension between the premier and government ministers over issues of dual national

Pop star declared Haiti president


Michel Martelly, a Haitian popular singer known by the stage name 'Sweet Micky', was officially declared the earthquake-devastated country's next president, election officials said on Wednesday.

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Haiti braces for fresh protests over vote

Residents in the Haitian capital braced for more unrest on Sunday, with presidential candidates calling for street protests to annul November elections marred by fraud allegations.

Haiti's Duvalier apologises for past, urges unity

Like a ghost from the past, ousted Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier apologised to the victims of his 15-year regime and said he had returned to work for national reconciliation.

US turns up pressure on Haiti leaders

The United States warned Haiti its foreign aid is being imperiled by political stalemate following disputed elections, spelling more trouble for a nation struggling to recover from a huge earthquake a

Leading Haiti candidates are study in contrasts

Haitian voters mulled a stark choice Saturday as they prepared to pick a new leader to rebuild a nation crippled by mismanagement, natural disaster, economic stagnation, and now cholera.

Haitian candidate wants UN peacekeepers out

Haiti election favorite Mirlande Manigat, a longtime opposition leader and erstwhile first lady, is bracing for "massive fraud" in this weekend's vote and wants UN peacekeepers out.

Deaths from Cholera in Haiti Increase to 796

The Haitian ministry of health reported that the cholera death toll rose to 796, including 13 in Port au Prince, where the disease spreads rapidly despite strong sanitary measures.

135 people dead from cholera outbreak in Haiti

A suspected cholera outbreak north of the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, has killed up to 135 people, health officials and news reports said on Thursday.

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