Célestin,others issue elections ultimatum in Haiti

An alliance of Haitian opposition presidential candidates led by second-place finisher Jude Célestin is threatening to force Haiti into a transition government — unless changes are made in the country’s electoral council and police hierarchy ahead of next month’s planned presidential runoff.


Haiti presidential runoff announcement spurs violent protest

Government-backed candidate Jovenel Moise will face Jude Célestin, the former head of the state construction company, in a Dec. 27 presidential runoff, the head of Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council declared Tuesday during an announcement of the official results of last month’s first round presidential vote.


A search for family in Haiti raises questions about adoption

As Mariette Williams waited for her flight from South Florida to Haiti, she paced the departure lounge, folding and re-folding her ticket and clutching the handle of a bag sagging with gifts. She was excited but terrified: For the first time in nearly 30 years, she was about to see her mother.

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