Haiti announces legislative elections for October

Aerial view of Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, pictured on March 20, 2014Port-au-Prince (AFP) – The Haitian government Tuesday announced that legislative elections will be held in October, three years behind schedule amid a slow earthquake recovery process and gargantuan logistical woes. Thousands of people demonstrated in the streets of Port-au-Prince Tuesday calling for the resignation of President Michel Martelly and his chief of staff Laurent Lamothe, before police broke up the demonstration.

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