Haiti awaits new government after prime minister resigns

A caretaker government was running Haiti on Monday after the weekend resignation of Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe plunged the Caribbean nation into uncertainty as political forces jockeyed to fill the void.

Haiti opposition cautiously welcomes PM`s resignation

Haiti`s emboldened opposition welcomed the resignation Sunday of Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, who faced repeated calls to go over the failure to hold legislative elections in the past three years.

Haiti prime minister resigns amid political crisis

Haiti`s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced his resignation early Sunday, following repeated calls for him to step down amid anti-government protests and a political crisis in the impoverished Caribbean nation.

Haiti PM resigns amid political discontent

Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced today that he was resigning along with several ministers in the wake of violent anti-government protests and a commission's call for him to step down.

Haiti Prime Minister 'ready to resign', says President

Haiti`s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is ready to resign to help end the country`s political impasse, President Michel Martelly said Friday in the face of widespread government protests.

Tension mounts in Haiti as clock ticks on electoral impasse

The Obama administration and the United Nations are pressuring Haiti`s government to resolve a long-festering dispute over postponed elections in the face of anti-government protests across the impoverished Caribbean country.

Thousands march in Haiti amid political discontent

Thousands of anti-government protesters marched through Haiti's capital on Saturday for the second time in two days amid anger over delayed elections and other issues.

Haiti opposition meets with US ambassador

US Ambassador to Haiti Pamela White has met with opposition leaders seeking an end to the rule of President Michel Martelly.

Haiti cholera outbreak kills 132 in 2014

Haiti`s cholera epidemic has killed 132 people and may have infected nearly 15,000 others so far this year, a UN agency report said on Wednesday.

Hundreds at funeral for former Haiti dictator `Baby Doc`

Hundreds of Haitians said farewell Saturday to former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, a week after his death revived bitter divisions over his legacy.

23 killed in Haiti bus crash

As many as 23 people were killed and about 40 injured on Friday when a bus crashed in Haiti, authorities said.

Haiti`s cholera epidemic still emergency: UN envoy

Haiti`s cholera epidemic is still an emergency and a let up in response based on the decreasing number of cases could have "tragic consequences," a UN special envoy said Wednesday.

Former Haitian leader Jean-Claude Duvalier dies

 Haitian former president Jean-Claude Duvalier, known as "Baby Doc", died Saturday of a heart attack at his home in this capital, his attorney, Reynold Georges, said. He was 63.

Haiti bus accident kills 23, injures dozens

At least 23 people, including a baby, died and dozens were injured Tuesday when a bus hurtled out of control down a hill and into a ravine in Haiti, officials said.

Boat carrying Haitian migrants intercepted in Bahamas

Bahamian authorities have detained more than 100 illegal Haitian migrants who were traveling on a boat.

Madonna, Timor Steffens split?

Singer Madonna has reportedly split from boyfriend Timor Steffens.

Clinton papers: Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court

Former US President Bill Clinton asked advisers for more information on Osama bin Laden in 1998 after flagging a newspaper story, according to records from the Clinton White House that were released today.

UN leader vows to help Haiti fight cholera epidemic

UN chief Ban Ki-moon visited Haiti on Monday, vowing to help the country end a cholera epidemic that has killed more than 8,500 people since 2010 and that some blame on UN peacekeepers.

UN chief makes ``pilgrimage`` to Haiti to address cholera crisis

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon flew to Haiti on Monday for what he called a "necessary pilgrimage" to promote efforts to alleviate a cholera epidemic that has killed thousands and has been linked to the UN`s own peacekeepers.

Madonna`s new beau gels well with her son

Pop star Madonna`s latest boyfriend, 26-year-old dancer Timon Steffens gels well with her teenager son Rocco.