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  • Former Haitian President Preval Dies

  • Preval, 74, was the first democratically elected modern-day leader of Haiti to serve his full term

Opening session of the International Donors' Conference towards a "New Future for Haiti"., photo: Wikmedia/UN/Pablo Filgueiras

03 of March 2017 13:29:05

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Former Haitian president Rene Préval has died, the government of the Caribbean nation said on Friday.Preval, 74, was the first democratically elected modern-day leader of Haiti to serve his full term. In 2012, during his second term as president, Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake.

Current President Jovenel Moise said on Twitter that he was saddened to learn of the death of Préval, who he described as a "dignified son of Haiti."



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