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Haiti presidential hopefuls file candidacy

08-09-2010 08:49 BJT

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Presidential hopefuls for Haiti's highest office, have finished filing candidacy papers at the country's Elections Archives office in Port-au-Prince. At least 20 candidates have registered for the November 28 ballot.

Ex-Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis is the current front-runner. He said he had both the professional and political experience needed to solve Haiti's problems.

Other candidates include Michel Martelly, former First Lady Mirlande Manigat and Petionville mayor Claire Lily Parent.

It's the first time Haitians will go to the polls after the January 12th earthquake, that killed an estimated 300-thousand people.


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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