News in Review Haiti Votes: Democracy Takes on Fear

News in Review Haiti Votes: Democracy Takes on Fear

In March 2006, the people of Haiti prepared to vote in a second round of parliamentary elections. In February, they had elected a new president, René Préval. Both votes were delayed by logistical problems and security fears. In this News in Review story we’ll take a look at Haiti’s election process. We’ll also show you why so many of its desperately poor citizens are hoping the election will mean a new start for their troubled land.

  • 2006
  • 00:15:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2006
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Edition
April 2006
Subjects
Préval, René [LCSH] Elections -- Haiti [LCSH] Haiti -- Politics and government -- 1986- [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] World history [LCSH] Political science [LCSH]
Team
Carla Robinson (Host), Paul Hunter (Journalist), Claude Adams (Journalist), Neil MacDonald (Journalist)
Closed captioning
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