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Haitians protest against presidential poll results

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By Euronews  with Reuters/AFP
Haitians protest against presidential poll results

<p>In Haiti, thousands of people have taken to the streets to protest against the preliminary results of the presidential election.</p> <p>According to official figures, the ruling party candidate Jovenel Moise will face former government executive Jude Celestin in a run-off next month.</p> <p>The pair headed a field of 54 candidates, some of whom have been levelling accusations of election fraud over the past two days. </p> <p>Fourth placed presidential candidate Maryse Narcisse claims her Fanmi Lavalas party won, the party of the twice-overthrown president Jean-Bertrand Aristide.</p> <p>At least one person has been killed during the unrest that erupted since the results were announced. </p> <p>The outcome of legislative elections, also held last month, will be announced in the coming days according to officials.</p>