A national police officer fires birdshot at demonstrators during a street protest after it was announced that the runoff Jan. 24, elections had been postponed, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. The Provisional Electoral Council in Haiti has postponed the election amid escalating protests by the opposition, which claims the first round was marred by fraud in favor of a government-backed candidate.
A national police officer fires birdshot at demonstrators during a street protest after it was announced that the runoff Jan. 24, elections had been postponed, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. The Provisional Electoral Council in Haiti has postponed the election amid escalating protests by the opposition, which claims the first round was marred by fraud in favor of a government-backed candidate. Dieu Nalio Chery AP
A national police officer fires birdshot at demonstrators during a street protest after it was announced that the runoff Jan. 24, elections had been postponed, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. The Provisional Electoral Council in Haiti has postponed the election amid escalating protests by the opposition, which claims the first round was marred by fraud in favor of a government-backed candidate. Dieu Nalio Chery AP

Haiti cancels Sunday presidential runoff elections

January 22, 2016 02:49 PM

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