Michel Martelly


Haitian President Michel Martelly stands with his wife Sophia... News PhotoAdult,Ceremony,City,France,Gonaives,Government,Haiti,Horizontal,Independence,Kilometer,Michel Martelly,North,Politics,Port-au-Prince,Standing,Vertical,Wife,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPHaitian President Michel Martelly stands with his wife Sophia Martelly during ceremonies marking Haiti's 209th year of independance from France in 1804, in the northern city of Gonaives, 171 Km from Port-au-Prince, January 1, 2013. Martelly made a New Year plea for unity, urging his countrymen to rebuild together their shattered country almost three years after a devastating earthquake. Haiti, the poorest country in the Western hemisphere, has suffered a series of natural disasters throughout its history, with cyclones, hurricanes, torrential rains, floods and earthquakes battering the country. AFP PHOTO / Thony BELIZAIRE (Photo credit should read THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images)