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Incompetence — Not Fraud — Tainted Presidential Vote, Haiti Panel Says

A commission that evaluated Haiti's contested presidential election said Monday that most of the irregularities it found in first-round voting were the result of widespread ineptitude by poll workers and not political mischief. Commission member Rosny Desroches said only 8 percent of the tally sheets and other documents they examined from the Oct. 25 vote were free of irregularities. But the commission said that was not a sign of vote-rigging, as the opposition asserts. “Many of...

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