Topic: Fanmi Lavalas
Thousands welcomed former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide's arrival today in Haiti, less than 48 hours before a presidential election. The timing of his return potentially qualifies him to run in the next election.
03/18/2011 05:08 pm
Haiti's Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, whose brutal rule ended when he fled in 1986, returned unexpectedly on Sunday. His arrival complicates the political landscape, in which a runoff election for president has been delayed.
01/17/2011 12:17 pm
Despite the importance of today's Haiti election, turnout is expected to be low amid voter intimidation, confusion, and apathy.
11/28/2010 10:54 am
With the cholera death toll climbing to more than 1,100 and 1.3 million people still living in displacement camps, presidential candidate Michel 'Sweet Micky' Martelly is calling for a change in leadership.
11/19/2010 12:21 pm
The exclusion of populist party Fanmi Lavalas and other contenders heightens concerns that the Haiti election will fail to introduce leaders closer to voters’ core concerns.
09/27/2010 02:08 pm
Haiti holds its first presidential debate Saturday, even as President René Préval's ties to the election commission has observers asking whether the CEP rejected candidates based on politics.
09/16/2010 03:23 pm
Wyclef Jean's lawyers announced the hip-hop star is appealing the ruling that barred him from running for president. The Haiti election commission's political independence has been questioned before.
08/24/2010 05:51 pm