ROSEAU, Dominica, Oct 29, CMC – Former Haitian president Michel Martelly has told Dominicans to be patient as the island…
Things are so bad for the average Haitian that they are willing to live anywhere, no matter how dehumanizing they may find their lives in their new land. Their reasoning is that things are worse for them in their homeland. That’s sad and I am sure it rips your heart to know that as president you are ruling over a people who would rather be anywhere but home.
U.S. knows that democracy is messy and precarious, it should help struggling democracies like Haiti, not undermine it.
Editorial note: This article was originally published on Haiti: Relief and Reconstruction Watch By Jake Johnston It was 2:15 on…
MIAMI, FL — The 20th Ultra Music Festival might have been the premier event Friday night in Miami,but just a few miles north of Bayfront Park, a more mature group of kids and families compared to the teens and twenty-somethings further south took in the sounds of Haitian konpa music at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex in Miami.
By Francois Pierre-Louis In the last month, Haitian-Americans have experienced two presidential elections that will fundamentally affect their future….
By Garry Pierre-Pierre
After a series of failed votes, Jovenel Moise was declared Haiti’s president by the country’s Provisional Electoral Council winning 55.67 percent of the vote.
Moise, a banana exporter and political neophyte defeated 26 other candidates to win an outright vote, which was held on Sunday Nov. 20th. If he had garnered less than 50 percent of the vote, a runoff of the top two vote getters would be held in January.
His closest opponent, Jude Celestin, came in a distant second with 19.52 percent of the vote.