Haiti Declares Preval Winner of Election

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Supporters of Rene Preval hold a poster Thursday in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Reuters hide caption

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Preval supporters in Haiti

Supporters of Rene Preval hold a poster Thursday in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Haiti's interim government announces it is declaring frontrunner Rene Preval winner of the presidential election. The announcement comes after four days of massive demonstrations, allegations of fraud, and the mysterious appearance of thousands of ballots on a dump heap outside the capital.

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