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Official: Haiti President Jovenel Moïse Assassinated at Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in an attack on his private residence early Wednesday, according to a statement from the country’s interim prime minister, who called the killing a “hateful, inhumane and barbaric act.” First Lady Martine Moïse was shot in the overnight attack and hospitalized, interim Premier Claude Joseph…

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Haitian President Lays Out Terms for Deal with Opposition

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — President Jovenel Moise said Friday that he is optimistic that negotiations with a coalition of his political opponents will succeed in forging a power-sharing deal to end months of deadlock that have left Haiti without a functioning government. In an interview with The Associated Press, Moise laid out his bargaining position…

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Haiti: Jovenel Moise Confirmed Winner of Presidential Election

HAITI, (FNN NEWS) The BBC is reporting Presidential candidate Jovenel Moise will be the next president of Haiti. Haitian businessman Jovenel Moise has been officially declared winner of November’s presidential election. Mr Moise, a 48-year-old banana exporter, was elected with 55.6% of the vote, well ahead of his closest rival, an electoral tribunal confirmed. Officials…

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Haiti: Panel Says Election Irregularities Were Due to Incompetence, Not Fraud

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A commission that evaluated Haiti’s contested presidential election said Monday that most of the irregularities it found in first-round voting were the result of widespread ineptitude by poll workers and not political mischief. Commission member Rosny Desroches said only 8 percent of the tally sheets and other documents they examined from…

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Haiti Opposition Says Transitional Gov’t May Be Needed

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Eight candidates in last month’s disputed presidential vote are demanding changes in Haiti’s electoral council and national police department. And if that doesn’t happen by next month, they are calling for a transitional government to oversee new general elections. Among those signing late Sunday’s declaration was Jude Celestin, the second-place finisher…

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