Section: Politics

Haiti's First Lady candidacy for senate seat rejected

Published on by Joe Colas (author)

Haiti's First Lady, Sophia Martelly (left), with President Martelly during an appearance at the UN General Assembly, last year (photo: Picasa)

Haiti's First Lady, Sophia Martelly (left), with President Martelly during an appearance at the UN General Assembly, last year

Sophia Martelly's candidacy has been rejected because of nationality issues and lack of administrative clearance

Haiti's president to discuss slavery debt with French leader during visit to Black Republic

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Haiti was forced to pay France the equivalent of 17 billion euros from 1838 to 1883

Haiti worries about election security as UN plans to withdraw from 6 regions

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Fritz Pierre-Louis, Minister in charge of the election issue within the Haitian government (photo: )

Fritz Pierre-Louis, Minister in charge of the election issue within the Haitian government

Election authorities call UN's withdrawal plan a threat to the election security in the targeted regions

Haiti's leader takes executive order officially inviting population to go to vote

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The first round of the legislative election will take place on August 9, while the first round of the presidential ballot will be held on Oct. 25

Oriel Jean Dixit

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