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Haiti Enters Uncertain Political Phase as Parliament Dissolved

The Haitian parliament was dissolved on Tuesday after the failure of last-ditch negotiations for a deal to extend the terms of its members to avert a political crisis in the Caribbean country. Haiti has not held legislative or municipal elections for three years, and the lack of a working parliament effectively leaves President Michel Martelly to rule by decree. Martelly launched last-minute negotiations, but failed to convince a group of opposition senators to approve a...

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