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  • Haiti Offers Diplomatic Passport to Ousted President Aristide

    The Haitian government has announced it is ready to issue a diplomatic passport to former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, opening the way for his return home from almost seven years in exile in...

    February 01, 2011 | Headline
  • Haitian President Aristide Returns to Caribbean

    Haitian president Jean-Betrand Aristide is currently on a Gulfstream jet over the Atlantic ocean. Later today, over the objections of Washington, he will make a historic return to the Caribbean two...

    March 15, 2004 | Headline
  • Aristide Set for Haiti Return

    Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is expected to land in Haiti today after seven years in exile. On Thursday, Aristide and his family left South Africa, where he has taken refuge...

    March 18, 2011 | Headline
  • Aristide to Return to Haiti Before Elections Despite U.S. Wishes

    Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide has decided to return to Haiti this week ahead of Saturday’s presidential runoff election. Aristide has lived in exile in South Africa since...

    March 15, 2011 | Headline
  • Admin Confirms Opposition to Aristide Return

    The Obama administration has publicly confirmed it is continuing the Bush-era policy of opposing the return of Haiti’s ousted former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Overthrown in a 2004...

    January 21, 2011 | Headline
  • Preval Says Aristide Welcome to Return to Haiti

    This news on Haiti — In his first major public remarks since winning this month’s national elections, Haitian president-elect Rene Preval said ousted President Jean Bertrand Aristide...

    February 23, 2006 | Headline
  • Powell Questions Aristide's Future in Haiti

    In news from Haiti, Secretary of State Colin Powell yesterday openly questioned whether President Aristide can continue to serve effectively as Haiti’s leader. Powell said "He is the...

    February 27, 2004 | Headline
  • State Dept. Suggests Haiti’s Aristide Must Go

    In Haiti fighting between opponents of President Aristide and the government spread Tuesday into the historic Cap Haitien, Haiti’s second largest city. Opponents of Aristide have called for a...

    February 11, 2004 | Headline
  • Aristide Opponents Take 11 Cities in Haiti

    In Haiti opponents of President Aristide have now taken control of at least 11 cities and towns in western Haiti in an armed uprising rising that began Thursday. At least 40 have died in fighting....

    February 10, 2004 | Headline
  • Haiti: Thousands Mark 8th Anniversary of Aristide Coup

    Thousands of people marched in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Wednesday to mark the eighth anniversary of the U.S.-backed coup that overthrew President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. On Feb. 29,...

    March 01, 2012 | Headline
  • Michel Martelly Sworn In as Haiti’s President

    In Haiti, pop-star-turned-politician Michel Martelly, was sworn in on Saturday as Haiti’s new president. He pledged to rebuild the country, while promising security and guarantees for...

    May 16, 2011 | Headline
  • Haitian Vote Held as Aristide Returns from Exile

    Voters in Haiti went to the polls Sunday for the presidential runoff election. Preliminary election results are expected March 31, with full results due April 16. Two days before the election,...

    March 21, 2011 | Headline
  • Religious Leaders Support Return of Aristide to Haiti

    In news about Haiti, a group of religious figures, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson, have signed an open letter to former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide supporting his return to Haiti....

    March 07, 2011 | Headline
  • Haiti Issues Passport to Aristide

    The Haitian government says it has issued a diplomatic passport to former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, opening the way for his return home from almost seven years in exile in South Africa....

    February 09, 2011 | Headline
  • Aristide Asks Haiti to Allow Return

    On the heels of Duvalier’s re-emergence in Haiti, former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide has renewed his pleas for the Haitian government to authorize his return. Aristide has lived...

    January 20, 2011 | Headline
  • Aristide Seeks Return to Haiti

    Standing with his wife Mildred Aristide, the former Haitian president said he wants to return to his country.

    Jean-Bertrand Aristide: "As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of...

    January 15, 2010 | Headline
  • Bush to Co-Chair Haiti Relief; Cut Aid, Backed Coup Against Aristide

    Obama meanwhile also announced he has asked former President George W. Bush and former President Bill Clinton to co-chair the US relief effort in Haiti. During his first term, Bush cut off...

    January 15, 2010 | Headline
  • 3,000 Rally in Haiti for Return Of Aristide

    In Haiti, over 3,000 people demonstrated on Saturday to call for the return of ousted President Jean-Betrand Aristide. The protesters also called for the release of all political prisoners...

    July 17, 2006 | Headline
  • Haitian President: Neptune and So Ann Expected to Be Released Soon

    In news on Haiti, the country’s new president Rene Preval has said he expects former Prime Minister Yvon Neptune and the musician So Ann to soon be released from prison. Neptune and So Ann...

    June 29, 2006 | Headline
  • Rene Preval Sworn In As Haiti’s New President

    In Haiti, Rene Preval has been sworn in as the country’s first democratically elected president since the U.S.-backed coup ousted Jean Bertrand Aristide in 2004. At his inauguration ceremony,...

    May 15, 2006 | Headline