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Haiti’s election: what happens next?

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Haiti’s election: what happens next?

A child plays among election ballots laying on the ground at a voting station.

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Most of the candidates who participated in Haiti’s national election this past weekend have called it a “massive fraud.” Twelve of the 18 candidates have called for a new election.

The international community pushed hard for the voting, hoping it would produce a legitimate government capable of moving forward with the country's sluggish reconstruction efforts. The Haitian diaspora also hoped the election would bring real change.

For analysis, we talk to Haitian economist and DePaul University professor Ludovic Comeau.

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