In this Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, photo, a voter uses his cellphone flashlight to find his name on a voters list during elections in the Petionville suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
In this Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, photo, a voter uses his cellphone flashlight to find his name on a voters list during elections in the Petionville suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Ricardo Arduengo AP
In this Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, photo, a voter uses his cellphone flashlight to find his name on a voters list during elections in the Petionville suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Ricardo Arduengo AP

Haiti election cycle nears end with Sunday vote and more than 5,000 seats up for grabs

January 27, 2017 04:28 PM

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  • Years of unchecked corruption hamper Haiti's development

    Beauplan's commission recently released a 656-page report on the management of $2 billion in loans that Haiti received as part of Venezuela's PetroCaribe discounted oil program. The investigation accuses 15 former government officials, including two former prime ministers and current President Jovenel Moïse's chief of staff, of corruption and poor management.