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Oct. 9 Named New York City Haitian Day
New York, Politics

Oct. 9 Named New York City Haitian Day

By M. Skye Holly

January 1, 1804 stands as the proudest day in Haitian history and now, thanks to efforts by Brooklyn Council Member Mathieu Eugene, of the 40th District, a new date has been stamped to honor the Haitian Revolution and Haiti’s contributions to American and global history. On June 21, in an unanimous vote at City Hall, Resolution 687 was passed, officially naming Oct. 9 as New York City Haitian Day.

Sunday’s Presidential Runoff Postponed, CEP says
Haiti, Politics

Sunday’s Presidential Runoff Postponed, CEP says

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A looming presidential election in Haiti that had already been postponed once and faced deep public skepticism was put on hold indefinitely Friday as the country’s leaders sought to negotiate a resolution to what could soon become a constitutional crisis in the impoverished country. The Provisional Electoral Council decided to postpone…

Haiti Election Results Spark Outrage
Haiti, Politics

Haiti Election Results Spark Outrage

By Vania Andre

Outrage was sparked among some, after Haiti’s presidential election preliminary results were announced on Nov. 5. The top two finishers in the first round was PHTK’s Jovenel Moise, with 32 percent of the vote, and LAPEH’s Jude Celestin with 25 percent of the vote, the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) announced at a press conference.

Haiti Election Preliminary Results Announced
Haiti, Politics

Haiti Election Preliminary Results Announced

PORT-AU-PRINCE -The preliminary results for the Haiti presidential elections are in with Jovenel Moise and Jude Celestin moving on to the next round. The results were announced nearly an after hour it’s intended start time, with some speculation that a change in announcement location delayed the release of the results.

President Michel Martelly-backed Jovenel Moise took the lead with 32 percent of the vote, followed by Jude Celestin with 25 percent, and Moise Jean Charles with 14 percent.

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