Disorder as Haitians vote in long-delayed elections

August 10, 2015 12:23 AM

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Disorder as Haitians vote in long-delayed elections

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Delays, disorder and occasional fistfights and rock throwing troubled the vote on Sunday as Haitians elected legislators to Parliament after a yearslong wait.

The legislative elections had been postponed for nearly four years due to a political showdown between Haiti's executive and opposition, and they have been billed as a crucial test of the country's electoral system ahead of a presidential vote in October.

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