2 Presidential Candidates, but Haiti Is Exhausted

Emily Troutman
Emily TroutmanContributor

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- After exhaustive delays, Haiti's electoral council announced today that presidential candidates Mirlande Manigat and Michel Martelly will go forward into the next round. The candidate promoted by current President Rene Preval, Jude Celestin, was scrapped.

By now, though, many seem too tired, and too sad, to care.

In December, Racilia and Exolem Moise lost their son, Exius. He was 35 years old. He had a 2-year-old son. He was hit by a truck, while driving a motorcycle in Cite Soleil, which was how he earned a living. READ THE FULL STORY HERE


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