Haiti Presidential Candidates Lead Protest To Nullify Election

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Frustrated presidential candidates led a march through Haiti’s capital Thursday to demand officials annul an election they say was tainted by fraud.At least four of 19 candidates on Sunday’s ballot walked with h…

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Frustrated presidential candidates led a march through Haiti’s capital Thursday to demand officials annul an election they say was tainted by fraud.

At least four of 19 candidates on Sunday’s ballot walked with hundreds of supporters to an electoral council office. They denounced electoral officials, President Rene Preval and the ruling Unity party’s candidate, state construction company chief Jude Celestin, chanting: “Prison for Preval, liberty for Haiti!”

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