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    1. President: Haiti runoff vote will take place as scheduled

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJan 21 06:16 PM

      PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's outgoing leader insisted Thursday that a presidential runoff will be held as scheduled this weekend, regardless of a boycott by the opposition candidate and deep suspicion of electoral fraud.

      Haiti postpones presidential election as violen... - Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines News

    2. By Frank Jack Daniel PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti called off its presidential election on Friday, two days before it was due, over concerns of escalating violence sparked by the opposition candidate's refusal to take part in a process he said was riddled with fraud. Pierre Louis Opont, president of Haiti's electoral council, said the runoff vote was being pushed back for security reasons.

    3. Guinness World Records not reviewing claim Montreal woman is 120 years old

      The Canadian Press via Yahoo Canada NewsFeb 05 11:23 AM

      Guinness World Records, the internationally renowned record-listing franchise, said it is not investigating a claim that a Montreal-area woman is the oldest living person. The family of Cecilia Laurent says she turned 120 years old on Jan. 31, and had said Guinness was looking into that claim. Laurent moved to Quebec from Haiti in 2010 after an earthquake devastated the Caribbean country.

    4. By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's president promised on Thursday to leave power in three days' time despite having no replacement after a botched election, as opposition protests intensified and politicians squabbled over who should lead an interim government. President Michel Martelly had earlier warned he would not step aside without an established succession plan ...

    5. The economy is tanking as Haiti struggles over who will be the next president. One small businessman shares his experience under the administration of current President Michel Martelly.

    6. Haiti's outgoing leader insisted Thursday that a presidential runoff will be held as scheduled this weekend, regardless of a boycott by the opposition candidate and deep suspicion of electoral fraud.

    7. Resettlement Community Gives Hope to Haiti Six Years after Earthquake

      GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! FinanceJan 12 05:20 AM

      AUSTIN, Texas -- Six years after the devastating January, 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the community of Leveque has emerged as one of the most successful resettlement communities in the country and a ...

    8. Port-au-Prince (AFP) - Six years after Haiti was devastated by a magnitude-seven earthquake, the government seismologist who predicted it warns little has been done to protect people in the likely event of a repeat disaster. Claude Prepetit, the chief seismologist at the Bureau of Mines, says the risk of a major earthquake remains as high today as it was on January 12, 2010, when more than 200 ...

    9. PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti slipped deeper into unrest on Friday as former fighters roamed the capital and a mob of protesters stoned one of them to death, days before President Michel Martelly is due to leave office with no elected successor.

    10. The presidential election has been postponed, while the country tries to dig itself out of economic malaise

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