Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Why Haiti's prodigal son, Michel Martelly, may be its savior

Why Haiti's prodigal son, Michel Martelly, may be its savior

But Martelly’s landslide election in April also marks one of the most profound changes in Haitian political history: the first alliance of the general populace with the elite. A son of the Haitian elite, Martelly was embraced by both the masses and the upper class. The big question: Will he sustain this unlikely marriage?

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