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Reparations Issue Clouds Hollande’s Haiti Trip

AFRICANGLOBE - French President Francois Hollande has become the country's second sitting president to visit Haiti. Despite the warm welcome from Haiti's President Michel Martelly on Monday, the relationship between the two nations is uneasy.

America Has Installed A Dictatorship In Haiti

AFRICANGLOBE - Since January 12, 2015, Michel Martelly has ruled Haiti by decree with US-UN guns backing up his dictatorship. The UN Security council, led by Samantha Powers, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, recently visited Haiti to legitimized and reinforce their commitment to Martelly over the objections of the people of Haiti.

Haiti: Fear Of Unrest As New ‘Consensus’ Govt Fails To Satisfy...

AFRICANGLOBE - Haitian President Michel Martelly has named a new cabinet as he tries to end a wave of street protests against his rule of the Caribbean country, but opposition leaders said he broke his promise to create a consensus government.

Under UN Occupation Dictatorship Is Restored In Haiti

AFRICANGLOBE- Law makers failed to pass new legislation that would have resulted in long-delayed elections in Haiti leading to the legislature being dissolved. This effectively means that President Michel Martelly now rules the country by decree.

Haitian PM Laurent Lamothe Resigns Amid Protests

AFRICANGLOBE - On Friday, Haitian President Michel Martelly had announced that Lamothe would leave his post in order to help resolve the country’s political troubles.

Why Haitians are Taking to the Streets Against President Michel Martelly

AFRICANGLOBE - At great personal risk, Haitians demonstrated massively in cities throughout the country on Sept. 30 and Oct. 17, calling for President Michel Martelly to step down. Both dates commemorate important coup d’états in Haitian history.

Ecuador and Brazil Training New Haitian Army

AFRICANGLOBE - The Feb. 29, 2004, CIA kidnapping and coup d’état began a brutal ongoing U.S.-U.N. occupation that aimed to suppress Haiti’s people’s movement and roll back the hard-won democratic gains since the ouster of Baby Doc Duvalier in 1986.

Haiti: Growing Resistance To Michel Martelly’s Government

AFRICANGLOBE - Haitian President Michel Martelly has managed to inspire popular opposition to his government almost since his election in May 2011. Martelly, who came to office in a grossly unrepresentative process which excluded Lavalas, the country’s most popular party, has been closely linked with figures around former dictator Jean Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier.

Martelly Slowly Returning Haiti Back to Dictatorship

For the past two weeks, massive demonstrations have rocked Haiti, protesting constitutional changes, the corruption of the Martelly government and the outrageous cost of...

New Book Exposes Violent Role of U.S. Trained Paramilitaries in Haiti

Haiti’s brutal army was disbanded in 1995, yet armed and uniformed paramilitaries, with no government affiliation, occupy former army bases today. President Michel Martelly, who...

Haiti Approves New Constitution

A new constitution has been published in Haiti, giving some two million citizens living abroad the right to own land and run for public...

Haiti’s President Ends 1st Year in Office With a Mixed Record

Haiti's President Michel Martelly was the king of Haitian music, a high-energy charmer who became president of a broken nation by promising sweeping changes...

Haitian Prime Minister Resigns After Just Four Months

Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille offered his surprise resignation after just four months in office, amid tension between the premier and government ministers over issues of dual...

‘Baby Doc’ Ruling a Frightening Development for Haiti

Before President Michel Martelly took office in May 2011, Haiti's top prosecutor had recommended that former strongman Jean-Claude Duvalier face trial for the abuses...

Haitian President Says Aid From Venezuela Having a Big Impact

Haitian President Michel Martelly says aid and fuel shipments from Venezuela are having a big impact in the Caribbean country as it attempts to recover from the devastation of its 2010 earthquake.

Haitian President Meets with ‘Baby Doc,’ Aristide

Haiti's new president met with former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier on Wednesday in an effort to reconcile the Caribbean country with its troubled past.