Haiti parliament headed for no clear majority: results

Haitians on November 6, 2015 protested against the results by the Provisional Electoral Council of the first round of presidential electionsPort-au-Prince (AFP) – Haiti’s notoriously unstable politics was plunged into fresh uncertainty Sunday after preliminary results showed that no party won a clear majority in parliament. It comes with the poorest country in the Western hemisphere already on a knife edge after one of the candidates in the presidential runoff called the first-round results of the October 25 elections a farce, fanning growing opposition protests. Haiti suffers from chronic instability and has struggled to recover from a devastating 2010 earthquake that killed more than 250,000 people and crippled the nation’s infrastructure.

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