Haiti Briefings on Elections and Politics

What a Foul-Up (HB25)

In the April elections for nine Senators and 700 seats on new local assemblies only 5% of the registered electorate cast their votes. Commentators proffered various

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Protests Leave Lavalas Shaking (HB22)

Roadblocks, demonstrations and strikes – during the month of January generalised discontent was channelled into action in a wave of protests against the government’s economic

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Farewell Aristide (HB16)

So it’s farewell to President Aristide who hands over to his successor, René Préval, on February 7th. As the living embodiment of the Haitian people’s

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Clampdown in Jérémie (HB6)

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

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Haiti Support Group Updates on Elections and Politics

No Presidency for Wyclef

No Presidency for Wyclef. PETIONVILLE, Haiti – Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean’s bid to become Haiti’s next president ended late Friday, after

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