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Haitians hail new electoral commission

Thousands of Haitians have come out in support of a five-member commission, preparing to evaluate last year’s contested presidential election

Thousands of Haitians have come out in support of a five-member commission, preparing to evaluate last year’s contested presidential election

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Haiti swears in provisional president

Haiti's interim president takes office vowing to handover to a newly elected leader on may 14.

Haiti's interim president takes office vowing to handover to a newly elected leader on may 14.

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Haiti's president steps down with no replacement

. Haiti’s President Michel Martelly has left office but with nobody to replace him due to last month’s run-off election having been scrapped over

. Haiti’s President Michel Martelly has left office but with nobody to replace him due to last month’s run-off election having been scrapped over

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Haiti leaders clinch last-minute deal to form interim government

Politicians in Haiti have signed a last-minute agreement to install a caretaker government to avoid a power vacuum. The deal was inked on Saturday

Politicians in Haiti have signed a last-minute agreement to install a caretaker government to avoid a power vacuum. The deal was inked on Saturday

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Haitians protest against presidential poll results

In Haiti, thousands of people have taken to the streets to protest against the preliminary results of the presidential election. According to

In Haiti, thousands of people have taken to the streets to protest against the preliminary results of the presidential election. According to

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OAS observers back Haiti poll despite irregularities

International observers have criticised Haiti’s parliamentary election, saying the vote was marred by irregularities, Two people reportedly died on

International observers have criticised Haiti’s parliamentary election, saying the vote was marred by irregularities, Two people reportedly died on

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Haiti: angry scenes as voters go to the polls

There have been angry scenes in Haiti as the country goes to the polls for legislative elections that have been repeatedly delayed since 2011. Police

There have been angry scenes in Haiti as the country goes to the polls for legislative elections that have been repeatedly delayed since 2011. Police

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Haitians vote in long-delayed parliamentary elections

After an almost four year delay, Haitians are set to vote on Sunday in the first of two rounds of parliamentary elections in a test of stability for

After an almost four year delay, Haitians are set to vote on Sunday in the first of two rounds of parliamentary elections in a test of stability for

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Haiti protesters call for 50 percent cut in fuel price

In Haiti’s capital Port au Prince, protesters threatened to disrupt Carnival celebrations which are due to take place on Sunday. They’re angry at the

In Haiti’s capital Port au Prince, protesters threatened to disrupt Carnival celebrations which are due to take place on Sunday. They’re angry at the

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Haiti election deal sealed as UN team visits

A Provisional Electoral Council has been installed to organise much-delayed elections as UN Security Council members arrive in Port-au-Prince.

A Provisional Electoral Council has been installed to organise much-delayed elections as UN Security Council members arrive in Port-au-Prince.

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New PM takes office in Haiti

A new prime minister of Haiti has taken office after weeks of unrest from protesters demanding long-overdue elections. President Michel Martelly

A new prime minister of Haiti has taken office after weeks of unrest from protesters demanding long-overdue elections. President Michel Martelly

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Protesters demand Haiti President Michel Martelly's resignation

Anti-government protesters in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince have called for the resignation of President Michel Martelly. This comes just days after

Anti-government protesters in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince have called for the resignation of President Michel Martelly. This comes just days after

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Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe resigns

Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced his resignation on Sunday in the wake of widespread anti-government protests in the capital

Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced his resignation on Sunday in the wake of widespread anti-government protests in the capital

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Haiti PM resignation speech delayed

Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has delayed a speech on his possible resignation as protesters call for both him and the country’s president

Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has delayed a speech on his possible resignation as protesters call for both him and the country’s president

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Haiti takes first steps towards rebuilding its army

Haiti has welcomed its first 41 military recruits after they returned from training in Ecuador, as it slowly rebuilds its army which was abolished in

Haiti has welcomed its first 41 military recruits after they returned from training in Ecuador, as it slowly rebuilds its army which was abolished in

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Ex-Haiti leader Baby Doc fights possibility of human rights charges

After ignoring three previous summons, former Haiti leader Jean-Claude Duvalier, has appeared in a Port-au-Prince court explaining why he should not

After ignoring three previous summons, former Haiti leader Jean-Claude Duvalier, has appeared in a Port-au-Prince court explaining why he should not

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Haiti: Rebuilding education

According to the UN, the earthquake in Haiti killed around 230,000 people, made a million people homeless and leveled many schools. The response to

According to the UN, the earthquake in Haiti killed around 230,000 people, made a million people homeless and leveled many schools. The response to

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Haiti protests over UN presence and government

There have been protests on the streets of Port au Prince. Thousands of Haitians turned out to demonstrate against the government of President Martin

There have been protests on the streets of Port au Prince. Thousands of Haitians turned out to demonstrate against the government of President Martin

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Haiti's PM resigns after row with president

Haiti’s Prime Minister Gary Conille has resigned after just four months in office, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil. Conille’s

Haiti’s Prime Minister Gary Conille has resigned after just four months in office, plunging the country into fresh political turmoil. Conille’s