Rene Preval, 74, a former Haitian president, died Friday, his wife, Elisabeth Delatour Preval, confirmed.
Mr. Preval, who was president during Haiti's tragic Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake, died at home in Port-au-Prince. His wife, who was traveling and wasn't with him, said she had spoken to him "three times" Friday morning. "He was in excellent humor," said Delatour Preval. "He asked, 'When are you coming home?' I refused to believe it. I cannot believe it."
Mr. Preval was president fr
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