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Stories with person: Michel Martelly
  • Ex-Haiti prime minister submits papers to run for president 
    Updated: May-21-15 2:58 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Former Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe submitted papers to run for president shortly before the election office's deadline, after repeatedly saying he had no plans to seek Haiti's top political position.

  • French president makes unprecedented state visit to Haiti story has photos
    Updated: May-12-15 5:22 pm

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Francois Hollande on Tuesday became the first president of France to make a formal state visit to Haiti, where bountiful resources and brutal plantation slavery made it the European nation's most profitable colony before an independence uprising more than two centuries ago.