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Crisis-hit Haiti marks 2004 coup ahead of runoff elections


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Crisis-hit Haiti marks 2004 coup ahead of runoff elections

Haitians have marked the anniversary of the 2004 coup with a march through the capital Port au Prince. The uprising ousted then-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Haiti’s is currently going through another political crisis and is being led by provisional President Jocelerme Privert. Its interim prime-minister is the economist Fritz Jean, former governor of Haiti’s central bank.

The interim government is expected to last 120 days as it prepares to hold a postponed runoff election on April 24. A newly elected president is to be installed on May 14, 2016.

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