Under pressure from an independent commission created President Michel Martelly, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe recently stepped down from his position.
The ex-leader who ruled by brutality and fear suffered a fatal heart attack at age 63.
Parties are complaining of exclusion and unfair advantages favoring of President Michel Martelly.
In their own words, global leaders and those who admired his inestimable contribution to the world.
An anti-government protest in Haiti has turned violent with police firing tear gas and counter demonstrators throwing stones. People in civilian clothes have fired shots into the air.
A weekend of bloodshed in Nigeria; dozens dead after boat sinks off the coast of Myanmar; plus more global news.