Demonstrators against Haiti vote outcome clash with police

Haitian police confront demonstrators protesting the election of Jovenel Moise as new president of Haiti in Port-au-PrincePort-au-Prince (AFP) – Haitian police stopped hundreds of demonstrators challenging the presidential election’s outcome on Wednesday, blocking them, clashing with stone-throwers and lobbing tear gas to disperse the crowds. On Tuesday, sporadic violence broke out in some of Port-au-Prince’s poorest neighborhoods — carried by Maryse Narcisse’s Fanmi Lavalas Party — against winner Jovenel Moise, the man former president Michel Martelly chose to represent his party. Early data show that Moise won the election outright, garnering 55.7 percent of the November 20 vote, barring the need for a second round.

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