A man sits inside a voting center after it was closed due to violence, during parliamentary elections in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, August 9, 2015. Haitians are electing legislators to Parliament after a very long wait. It's been roughly eight months since the legislature was dissolved and nearly four years since the vote was supposed to be held.
A man sits inside a voting center after it was closed due to violence, during parliamentary elections in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, August 9, 2015. Haitians are electing legislators to Parliament after a very long wait. It's been roughly eight months since the legislature was dissolved and nearly four years since the vote was supposed to be held. Dieu Nalio Chery AP
A man sits inside a voting center after it was closed due to violence, during parliamentary elections in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, August 9, 2015. Haitians are electing legislators to Parliament after a very long wait. It's been roughly eight months since the legislature was dissolved and nearly four years since the vote was supposed to be held. Dieu Nalio Chery AP

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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.