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Stability at stake in close Haiti run-off vote

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haitians vote in a presidential run-off on Sunday that international donors hope can cement in place the stability needed to rebuild the crippled nation after last year’s huge earthquake. The election presents Haiti’s 4.7 million voters with a choice between a political newcomer, energetic entertainer and singer…

Haiti police slaughtered inmates in prison: report

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Haitian police killed several unarmed inmates in a prison in Les Cayes, one week after the January 12 earthquake, and blamed the massacre on a prison ringleader, The New York Times reported after investigating the deaths. According to a confidential UN report and testimony of former inmates,…