Michel Martelly

Senator Bill Nelson (Source: CBS4)

Sen. Nelson Returns From Trip To Haiti

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson will brief Haitian-American leaders in Miami on Wednesday when he returns from a four day visit to their homeland.


Haitian President Michel Martelly (STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Haitian President Attending NAACP Convention In Orlando

The United State’s oldest civil rights organization will mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medger Evers at the NAACP convention in Orlando over the next few days.

CBS Miami–07/12/2013

Haitian President Michel Martelly (STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Haitian President In Miami For Medical Checkup

Haitian President Michel Martelly is in Miami where he planned to get a “complete medical checkup.”


Haiti Prime Minister Garry Conille speaks following with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the State Department in Washington, DC, on February 8, 2012. Conille is in Washington on a three-day official visit. (Photo by: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Haitian Prime Minister Resigns

Political chaos reigned in Haiti Friday and into Saturday after Prime Minister Garry Conille resigned from office shortly before he was to meet with the country’s president and ministers at the national palace, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.


Haitian President Michel Martelly arrives on November 18, 2011, in Port-au-Prince to announce the reconstruction of the army. (Source: THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Haitian President Martelly Delays Controversial Army Plan

Haitian President Michel Martelly is delaying a controversial plan to reinstate the Haitian army, and is choosing instead to set up a special commission to decide.


Michel Martelly

Haiti’s President Meets With Haitian-Americans In Miami

Haiti’s president is in Miami Saturday to meet with Haitian-Americans. It’s his first official trip to South Florida.



S. Floridians Celebrate As President Martelly Takes Power In Haiti

Haitians in South Florida are celebrating the inauguration of Haiti’s president Michel Martelly. Back in Haiti, a smiling Martelly, wearing the red and blue presidential sash, walked out of a white parliament building holding his wife’s right hand.


Michel Martelly

“Sweet Micky” Martelly Claims Victory In Haiti Election

Former singer and first time political candidate Michel “Sweet Mickey” Martelly has beaten former first lady Mirlande Manigat to become the next president of Haiti.



Haiti Presidential Vote Peaceful, But Slow

As Haitian-Americans in South Florida watch from hundreds of miles away, their friends and relatives back home cast ballots Sunday for president in hopes a new leader could do what others have not.


Michel Martelly

Haitian Presidential Candidate ‘Sweet Micky’ Campaigns In Miami

South Florida’s Haitian-American community has been following details of Haiti’s presidential runoff election very closely and now, they get to meet one of the candidates in person.