ELECTIONS & POLITICS

In-depth analysis and reporting on politics in Haiti

Keep up to date with the latest developments on politics and elections in Haiti.

The Jacobin Reports: Haiti’s Eroding Democracy
Democracy Discouraged: HSG Report on 2015 Elections
Political Crisis in Haiti Worsens: Presidential Deadline Missed
Election update: the “international community” gives its orders
Electoral Farce. But who is laughing?
Fixing Elections: A Beginner’s Guide
Webinar: Haiti Elections Crisis
Cheering the Athletes, Booing the Government
Aristide Statement to International Press
Foreign-led Commission now governs Haiti
Wyclef Jean’s uncle to run for president of Haiti
First Observations on Port-au-Prince Streets
Impressions on reactions to the election results
Duvalier Departs. Martelly’s Duvalierism Marches On.
Pushed out for airing dirty laundry?
Death of U.S.-Backed Ex-Dictator “Baby Doc” Duvalier
No Presidency for Wyclef
Van Rompuy in Haiti this Week – An Update
STOP PRESS: Duvalierist Diktat and Disdain
Comments on the run-off election on 20 March
Real Elections Winner?
Candidates for 2010 Presidential Elections
Interim government paves way for return of the military
Martelly and Washington Push For Another “Electoral Hold-Up”
Foreign policy chief urged to aid accountability
Democracy and Disarmament in Haiti: BBC Investigates
Special Edition New Internationalist: Haiti Two Years On
Seitenfus: Haiti’s Doctored Elections from the Inside
Interim Government Uses ‘Terrorist’ Smear to Repress Opponents
NEWS FLASH: way paved for “Baby Doc” Duvalier to stand trial
Duvalier on Trial: Justice or Joke?
HSG Election blog
HSG Election blog
Haiti’s Presidential Candidates’ Quest for Unity. For now.
Reality of Post-Aristide Haiti
Duvalier Must Face Justice
OAS with “shopping list” for Martelly
Few Answers at Presidential Debate
Double standards: The UN Condemns Baby Doc, but Exonerates Itself
Martelly Disguises Inexperience with Easy Charm
Haitian Protesters Demand President Resign
Duvalier Hearing Could be Historic Despite U.S. Obstruction
Lawmakers Urge Clinton to Ensure Haiti Elections are Inclusive
Justice pour Jean Dominique et Jean Claude Louissaint!
Better Class of Dictator? Rebelling against Lies and Illegalities
M. Pierre-Louis Speaking in London
Next Haitian President: Who Will It Be?
Delivering on the Elections: Haiti Grassroots Watch
Protests Erupt as Haiti Election goes to Run-Off
The Poor always Pay: Electoral Crisis in Haiti
Olympic Records – Lamothe Style
Baby Doc’s Return to Haiti Revives Dark Memories of Duvalier Era
Singer Faces Former First Lady in Presidential Runoff
Aristide Return: Haiti Spoiler or Savior?
Mobilization against Martelly: Point of No Return?
Haiti’s Constitutional Horror Show
Personality, not Politics, Divides Haiti’s Presidential Candidates
Reports on Aristide’s return to Haiti
Considérations au Niveau des Secteurs de Droits Humains
Haitian elections: split reactions to Martelly victory
Martelly: Making the Grade?
Haiti Brief on Political Situation March 2012
Delays Certifying Election Results
Haitian Diaspora Allowed to Vote
‘Killing Democracy’ in Haiti, Canadian-Style
Return of Aristide: Homecoming or Comeback?
Martelly PM Pick had Rocky Tenure as Top Cop
Haïti: Clinton, décoré et remis en selle
No Major Haiti Risk Seen from Wyclef Election Bar
Port-au-Prince or Port-au-President?
Discours du Président Martelly à la CIRH
Travaux de Refonte de la Loi Électorale encore Incertaines
Haïti: 100 jours sans aucun gouvernement formel
Gary Conille est officiellement désigné Premier Ministre
Conille gets Crucial Nod in Haiti
Faces from Haiti’s Brutal Regime Return
Haïti-Duvalier : Un an d’impunité et de mépris des victimes de la dictature
Amnesty Slams Haitian Judiciary for Dropping Duvalier Case
On Eve of Carnival, Political Crisis Looms
Haiti’s Prime Minister Quits After 4 Months
Haiti Prime Minister Nominee Made Official
Martelly impliqué dans un grave scandale de corruption, selon la presse dominicaine
Foreign Minister Approved as New Premier
Constitutional changes to become law in Haiti a year after vote
Government Faces Mounting Popular Anger
Martelly Regime Veers Hard Right with Cabinet Reshuffle
WikiLeaks Cables: Did the US Green-Light Duvalier’s Return in 2011?
Timeline of Haitian Politics
Former Haitian Dictator Denies Abuses at Historic Hearing
Haiti’s ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier Hospitalised
Haiti’s Finance Minister Resigns
2nd Haiti minister resigns in as many days
Why Richard Morse left Haiti’s government
Haiti’s Prominent Political Party to Run
Haitian legal system drags its heels in Duvalier case
Legislative Elections Postponed Indefinitely
Clampdown in Jérémie (HB6)
Clampdown in Jérémie (HB6)
7.35MB Last October, when the Haitian army refused to comply with the UN-brokered accord to restore democracy, the international community needed to act decisively. It has failed to do so and as a result the Haitian crisis has gone from bad to worse. The...

Mourning Democracy in Haiti (HB5)
Mourning Democracy in Haiti (HB5)
7.02MB Before the September 1991 coup d'état, 1,500 sacks of charcoal per month were shipped from Jérémie on the western tip of Haiti's southern peninsular. Now, over two years later, that figure has risen to over 4,500. This simple statistic points...

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UN's Plan for Haiti is On Again (HB4)
5.54MB Coup leaders say yes - or is it maybe? The United Nations plan to end the political deadlock in Haiti appeared to be back on course again after an eleventh hour volte-face by the coup leaders. The proposed plan, engineered over the preceding four...

Mayor of Port-au-Prince to Address London Haiti Conference (HB3)
Mayor of Port-au-Prince to Address London Haiti Conference (HB3)
5.39MB Mayor Evans Paul is a founder and leading spokesman for the Front for National Change and Democracy, Haiti's most popular political party. The FNCD's candidate in the 1990 presidential election was Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Mr Paul was elected...

Haiti: National Tragedy, International Scandal
Haiti: National Tragedy, International Scandal
6.4MB "The dogs eat the bodies very quickly" - Haitian peasant at Titanyen body dump "This is unique, horrifyingly unique. It's the only case where we are forcibly turning people back to the custody of a regime which we have branded a gross violator...

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