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Pop star declared Haiti president

Michel Martelly, a Haitian popular singer known as "Sweet Micky," was officially declared the earthquake-devastated country's next president, election officials said Wednesday.Full story

Haiti candidate won't challenge 'Sweet Micky' win

The second-place finisher in Haiti's presidential runoff will not challenge the preliminary results, a spokesman said Friday, putting musician Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly closer to becoming president. Full story

Martelly wins Haiti presidential election

Musician Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly scored a come-from-behind victory in Haiti's presidential runoff, according to preliminary results from last month's election in which he easily defeated a former first lady for the leadership of a country facing enormous challenges. Full story

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Haiti President-Elect Michel Martelly Holds News Conference In Washington
Haiti President-Elect Michel Martelly Holds News Conference In Washington

WASHINGTON - APRIL 21: Haitian President-Elect Michel Martelly arrives from a news conference at the National Press Club April 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. Michel Martelly formally became Haiti's President-Elect when his rival Mirlande Manigat announced she would not challenge Martelly's victory.

Musician Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly  greets his supporters
Musician Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly greets his supporters

Haitian president-elect Michel Martelly greets supporters after a press conference the morning after the preliminary results of the campaign were announced on Tuesday, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Martelly took 67 percent of the vote against former first lady Mirlande Manigat.