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Haiti's National Elections: Issues and Concerns

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This report provides an overview of the controversies surrounding the first round of voting in late 2010, and concerns related to the second and final round of the elections. In addition to ongoing issues regarding the legitimacy of the March 20 elections, other questions have raised concerns within the international community and Congress. These include the destabilizing presence of former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, and former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and the newly elected government's ability to handle the complex post-earthquake reconstruction process and its relationship with the donor community.

Creator(s): Taft-Morales, Maureen.
Location(s): Haiti
Creation Date: May 11, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Taft-Morales, Maureen.

Specialist in Latin American Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: May 11, 2011
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Haiti
Description:

This report provides an overview of the controversies surrounding the first round of voting in late 2010, and concerns related to the second and final round of the elections. In addition to ongoing issues regarding the legitimacy of the March 20 elections, other questions have raised concerns within the international community and Congress. These include the destabilizing presence of former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, and former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and the newly elected government's ability to handle the complex post-earthquake reconstruction process and its relationship with the donor community.

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21 pages.

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