Haitians Go to Polls in National Elections

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Renee Marie Nanoune casts her vote.

Renee Marie Nanoune casts her vote in the School of the United States of America polling station in the Canape-Vert neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Feb. 7, 2006. Jean-Cyril Pressoir hide caption

itoggle caption Jean-Cyril Pressoir

Haitians cast ballots to elect a new leader, nearly two years after President Jean-Bertrand Aristide went into exile after a violent uprising. More than 3 million registered voters are being encouraged to cast ballots despite recent violence.

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