Saturday, April 29, 2017
Attempts to hold a runoff vote to elect a new president in Haiti have failed amid violence and protests of fraud. Now, as LAB's Russell White explains, the recriminations have begun, while the country faces a long period of further unrest.
The run-off for the presidential elections are set for January 24 2016 but many observers are questioning their democratic validity. This article by the UK based Haiti Support Group highlights the many ways in which Haitian elections can be manipulated.
Local residents in the idyllic island of Île-à-Vache are fighting back as greedy politicians try to take over their island off the coast of Haiti.
On 12 January 2015 Haiti reverts back to dictatorship, with the government's failure to hold elections. A giant step backwards towards Duvalierism.
The death of Baby Doc may deprive his victims of justice --they can expect little support from President Michel Martelly.
The government launches a new initiative to boost tourism, this time making use of Haiti's rich history. Russell White takes a look.
Attempts to arrest former President Aristide are a ticking time bomb for Haiti’s government.
A new company making tablet computers suggests a different economic path for post-earthquake Haiti
The Federal Government is using delays and excuses to evade responsibility for the appalling conditions in migrant shelters.
The Appeals Court in Haiti has overturned an earlier ruling and decided that former ruler Jean-Claude Duvalier can stand trial for alleged crimes against humanity: but will the Martelly government accept the challenge?

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