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Haiti’s Martelly to be sworn in as president

Michel Martelly faces a mammoth task after he is sworn as Haiti's new president on Saturday, inheriting a shattered Caribbean nation.

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.

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.

Supporters in Haiti make ready for Aristide

Supporters beat drums while workers spruced up his private villa as Haitians prepared on Tuesday for the possible return of Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Haitian president agreed not to release Haiti vote count

Rene Preval agreed not to release final results of Haiti's elections until after consultations with members of the Organisation of American States.

Girl saved from rubble 15 days after Haiti quake

Rescuers on Wednesday dragged a Haitian girl alive from the rubble 15 days after a devastating quake, in a rare moment of joy for the country.

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