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Turmoil Errupts in Haiti After President Steps Down

Former president of Haiti, Michel Martelly, stepped down from his position on the 8th of February, 2016, leaving behind no successor. While his term was set to end in February, he left early amid tension in the government. Martelly has put his support behind Jovenel Moise, a banana exporter, while the opposition supports Jude Celestin.  In the first round of elections, Moise won one third of the vote, while Celestin was close behind with one quarter of the vote.

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