IMF puts on hold $229 million loan to Haiti
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund will reassess the measures needed to stabilize Haiti's economy before proposing to its executive board a three-year loan of $229...
6 killed, 5 wounded in corruption protests across Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Six people were killed and at least five others were wounded Sunday during demonstrations across Haiti protesting allegations of embezzlement from a Venezuelan program that provided the country with subsidized oil, police said.
President Jovenel Moise called for dialogue with opposition groups that are seeking his resignation for failing to investigate corruption.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The office of Haiti's president is using strong language to criticize people who threw rocks at his motorcade, calling them "extremists" who must be brought to justice.
President Jovenel Moise's motorcade was targeted Friday by a group of people hurling stones in Arcahaie, a coastal town north of Haiti's capital. There have been no reports of any injuries.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of people from around Haiti gathered at a city park Saturday for former President Rene Preval's state funeral capping six days of mourning for the man who led the country during a devastating January 2010 earthquake and its chaotic aftermath.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Rene Preval, a low-key technocrat who led Haiti as president during the devastating January 2010 earthquake and a messy and prolonged recovery, has died. He was 74.
Preval, who had the distinction of being the only democratically elected president to win and complete two terms in a country notorious for political upheaval, died Friday, according to a statement issued by President Jovenel Moise.
Haiti president-elect dismisses money laundering allegations
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's president-elect says money laundering accusations that have swirled around him for months are a smear campaign by political enemies.
Jovenel Moise is a businessman from northern Haiti who was ex-President Michel Martelly's preferred successor. He won the November election and is due to be sworn in next month.
Haiti: Jovenel Moise apparently wins presidential vote
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Jovenel Moise, the hand-picked candidate of Haiti's previous elected leader, apparently won the presidential election outright against 26 rivals, according to preliminary results announced late Monday that gave him 55.6 percent of the votes.