"I will not go to this farce," opposition presidential candidate Jude Célestin said. "It will not be an election. It will be a selection because there is only one candidate," he said, referring to Jovenel Moise, who is supported by President Michel Martelly.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Without a single functioning movie theatre in their country, Haitians have been feeling left out in recent days, while much of the rest of the world swoons over the latest "Star Wars" movie.
LE BOURGET, France – Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti top a new list of nations hardest hit by two decades of storms, floods and landslides that killed more than half a million people, climate analysts reported Thursday, warning of more frequent disasters if Earth's overheating cannot be tamed.
U.S. special coordinator for Haiti, Kenneth Merten, won't condemn recent presidential elections in Haiti, despite accusations of vote-rigging and coercion.
U.S. agents have arrested two relatives of Venezuela's first lady for allegedly conspiring to smuggle 800 kilos (1,800 pounds) of cocaine into the United States, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Under a tough new immigration law, the Dominican Republic has been systematically arresting Haitians and dumping them at the border to start life over.
Haitians voted for a new president Sunday as the poorest country in the Americas seeks to shed chronic political instability and get back on its feet.
Sporadic violence, including the ransacking of polling stations in the capital, forced dozens of voting centers to close Sunday during Haiti's long-delayed legislative elections.