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US Halts Financial Aid to Conclude Haiti Elections

The United States has decided to suspend financial assistance to Haiti's electoral officials as they redo a presidential vote marred by fraud. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters Thursday that the decision did not "signal a reduction of our support for the Haitian people.'' He said Washington simply did not plan on spending additional taxpayer money for two additional electoral rounds in Haiti. The U.S. contributed $33 million for Haiti's...

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