inite violence killed 3 during yeterday"s vote

Marie - March 21 2011, 10:20 AM

Haiti - Elections: Democracy by force of arms?

21/03/2011 09:35:22

"Democracy has triumphed, is the lesson of the day" affirmed Gaillot Dorsinvil, the President of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) during an assessment press conference Sunday, has welcomed the successful holding of the elections throughout the country despite irregularities and isolated violences which resulted to 3 dead and several wounded.

If the presidential election, without being without criticism has been non-violent, the parliamentary elections were responsible for this sad assessment and in each of this unfortunate incidents, the party in power INITE was involved...

A party whose acts of violence during the first round are still in our memories...

Gary Desrosiers, Deputy Spokesman of the National Police, has confirmed the assessment of the incidents that occurred primarily in the Artibonite (North) and the North West and presented an overview of the various interventions of the PNH during the day on Sunday :

In Mare Rouge (North West) where barricades of burning tires had been erected, two people were killed and several others injured by gunfire in clashes between supporters of candidates Eloune Dor

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