Partial results suggested Monday that carnival singer Michel Martelly was on course for a landslide win in Haiti's presidential run-off election.
Haiti won plaudits for holding a calm and relatively peaceful presidential run-off on Monday as partial results suggested Michel Martelly could win.
Haitian voters prepare on Sunday to choose between a popular singer and a former first lady as the quake-ravaged country's next leader.
Seven years after he was ousted in rebellion, former president arrives on election eve talking of Haitians' plight.
The South African government has confirmed that ousted Haitian president Jean Bertrand-Aristide will end his seven-year exile in South Africa.
Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide will arrive in Port-au-Prince early on Friday, ending seven years of exile in South Africa, an aide said.
Haiti's Jean-Bertrand Aristide is leaving exile in South Africa in just a few hours, despite President Barack Obama's bid to keep him away.
Haiti's exiled former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide wants to return to his home country before elections on Sunday.
Ex-president Jean-Bertrand Aristide is due to end seven years in exile in South Africa and return to Haiti on Thursday, a source says.
Washington has urged the SA government to advise former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide not to return before the country's run-off election.
The US has urged Haiti's former president to postpone his planned return to the country until after Sunday's vital presidential run-off.
Ousted ex-Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide will return within days to his homeland ending seven years in exile, an SA official said on Friday.
A candidate in Haiti's presidential run-off said on Thursday she hoped popular former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide would delay his planned return.
The indictment by the International Criminal Court of six Kenyans for their roles in violence following that country's elections was a welcome sign.
South Africa has been accused of bowing to US and Brazilian pressure.
Supporters beat drums while workers spruced up his private villa as Haitians prepared on Tuesday for the possible return of Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
The rumour spread through Lucien Tham's crowded encampment: Ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide had returned!
Former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide is hoping to return to Haiti in the coming days, ending seven years in exile, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
Jean-Bertrand Aristide was forced out of Haiti, but the suffering wrought by last month's earthquake has intensified calls for his return.
Haitian lawmakers voted on Saturday to dismiss Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis, hoping to defuse widespread anger over rising food prices that had led to days of deadly protests and looting. President Rene Preval immediately said he would a name a new prime minister.