Violence Punctuates Days Before Haitian Election Haiti prepares for its first presidential election in nearly two years. Officials say they have a system in place to assure a fair process at Tuesday's polls. But the unstable nation is experiencing an upsurge in violence, and U.N. forces will provide security as millions of Haitians vote.
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Violence Punctuates Days Before Haitian Election

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Violence Punctuates Days Before Haitian Election

Violence Punctuates Days Before Haitian Election

Violence Punctuates Days Before Haitian Election

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Haiti prepares for its first presidential election since the ouster of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide nearly two years ago. Election officials say they have a system in place to assure a fair process at Tuesday's polls. But the unstable nation is experiencing an upsurge in violence, and U.N. forces will provide security as millions of Haitians vote.