Jean Bertrand Aristide

Singer Martelly tipped to win in Haiti

Partial results suggested Monday that carnival singer Michel Martelly was on course for a landslide win in Haiti's presidential run-off election.

Troubled Haiti wins praise for calm election

Haiti won plaudits for holding a calm and relatively peaceful presidential run-off on Monday as partial results suggested Michel Martelly could win.

Haitians face crucial choice in presidential run-off

Haitian voters prepare on Sunday to choose between a popular singer and a former first lady as the quake-ravaged country's next leader.

Aristide exile ends with rapturous welcome home

Seven years after he was ousted in rebellion, former president arrives on election eve talking of Haitians' plight.

Aristide jets back to Haiti and SA foots bill

The South African government has confirmed that ousted Haitian president Jean Bertrand-Aristide will end his seven-year exile in South Africa.

Aide says Aristide to arrive in Haiti early on Friday

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.

Aristide leaving for Haiti ‘in hours’

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.

Aristide wants to be in Haiti before vote

Haiti's exiled former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide wants to return to his home country before elections on Sunday.

Aristide said to return to Haiti this week

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.

US asks for SA support over Aristide return date

Washington has urged the SA government to advise former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide not to return before the country's run-off election.

US urges Aristide to delay Haiti return

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

Aristide set to return to Haiti in days

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.

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