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Martelly, friend of Duvalier, named winner in Haiti vote

In spite of possible fraud Haiti's Provisional Elections Council recently announced Michel Martelly has apparently won the runoff elections by a landslide over former First Lady Mirlande Manigat.

Aristide returns to Haiti, calls for inclusion of poor and disenfranchised

Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide returned to Haiti this morning after a seven-year period of exile in South Africa.

Rights groups ask U.S. to suspend deportations to Haiti

Many are urging authorities to stop deportations until after the Haitian cholera epidemic has subsided.

Governing party candidate excluded in Haiti runoff elections

Under intense international pressure, Haiti's election board has announced that it is excluding Jude Celestin, candidate of President Rene Preval's INTE Party, from runoff presidential elections scheduled for March 20.

World Notes: Algeria, Greece, Canada and more

Protests in Algeria, migrant workers' hunger strike in Greece, steelworkers  in Canada, and news from South Korea, Haiti, Cuba.

Dictator "Baby Doc" Duvalier's strange return to Haiti

The return of former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier to Haiti has further unsettled an already chaotic situation.


Imperialist bullying sharpens in Haiti

Foreign intervention in Haiti is as problematic as ever, including food aid that is undoing Haiti's economy and independence.


Haiti cholera may have originated with UN peacekeepers

New investigations reveal that the cholera epidemic in ravaged Haiti may have started out in a camp for Nepalese UN peacekeepers.


Cuba saves lives in cholera-stricken Haiti

Cuban doctors care for 4o percent of Haitians suffering from cholera.


Haiti cholera crisis provokes street protests

The cholera epidemic in Haiti has now spread to the capital, Port au Prince, and has killed over 1,000 people while sickening up to 19,000.

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