US Pushes For Sunday's Haitian Election Despite Rescheduling, Backlash
Critics want the election postponed and claim the round of voting last fall was fraudulent. Some warn this vote could spark protests and vandalism.By Melissa Prax | January 22, 2016
The U.S. is pushing for Haiti's presidential election to continue on Sunday, even though there's been a lot of backlash and rescheduling.
Haitian politicians and candidates claim the election's first round of voting in October was fraudulent. The opposition candidate said he might not even participate, potentially making the remaining candidate a shoe-in. (Video via Kiskeya / CC BY 3.0)
Protests and vandalism plagued Haiti's 2010 election, and this cycle isn't much different.