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Shots fired outside Powell meeting

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell met with Haitian leaders Wednesday in the nation's embattled capital amid gunfire just blocks away.

Powell to visit Haiti

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell will visit Haiti to meet with government officials and AIDS workers, the State Department announced Tuesday.

Haiti: Flood deaths reach nearly 700

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Haiti's death toll reached nearly 700 Tuesday from flooding following tropical storm Jeanne, as workers continued rescuing survivors and recovering bodies.

Fla.'s Jeb Bush: Haiti needs our help

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made an impassioned plea for U.S. assistance and continued engagement in Haiti in a Tuesday Washington Post op-ed article.

U.N. envoy begins talks with top Haitians

UNITED NATIONS, March 16 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan's special envoy Tuesday began meeting with Haiti's leaders to assess the situation on the island.

Violence resumes in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 3 (UPI) -- Gunfire was reportedly exchanged Wednesday in Port-au-Prince between rebels and supporters of deposed Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Rebel leader new Haitian military chief

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 2 (UPI) -- Haitian rebel leader Guy Philippe declared himself the new chief of his country's military forces Tuesday, but said he had no political aspirations.

U.S. outlines new Haiti government

WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department Tuesday outlined the structure of Haiti's next government and urged rebels to "lay down their arms and go home."

Rebels enter Hatian capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, March 1 (UPI) -- Heavily armed Haitian rebels rolled into Port-au-Prince Monday to the cheers and applause of hundreds of supporters, CNN reported.

S. Africa would give Aristide asylum

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 1 (UPI) -- South Africa reached out to deposed Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide Monday, saying it would consider granting him political asylum if he wants it.

U.N. OKs international Haiti force

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- The U.N. Security Council Sunday unanimously approved a resolution authorizing a Multinational Interim Force to head for Haiti immediately.

U.S. Marines land in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- President Bush Sunday said he had ordered U.S. Marines to Haiti just following the ouster of the Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide by rebel groups.
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Boniface Alexandre (born 31 July 1936) was the acting president of Haïti from 2004 to 2006. Following the departure of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on February 29, 2004, Alexandre, as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and therefore next in the presidential line of succession, assumed the office of president.

Alexandre left office on May 14, 2006, when René Préval, winner of the February 2006 presidential election, was sworn in as president.

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