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
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
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.
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.