Jean Bertrand Aristide

 

US urges Aristide to delay Haiti return

Staff Reporter

The US has urged Haiti's former president to postpone his planned return to the country until after Sunday's vital presidential run-off.

US urges Aristide to delay Haiti return

Lawyer: Aristide to return soon to Haiti

Staff Reporter

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.

Haiti ousts leader over high food prices

Jonathan M Katz

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.