Jude Celestin refuses to participate in runoffs
Haiti presidential candidate Jude Celestin will not be taking part in the runoff set to take place on Jan. 24, he said Thursday.
“The 24th is out of the question,” Célestin told the Miami Herald on Thursday. “[President Michel] Martelly will have to do an election with just one candidate.”
According to Celestin, the government and the Provisional Electoral Council are not taking any steps to improve transparency in the final round.
“The commission issued a report on the irregularities and fraud in the election,” he said. “It asked for among other things, a political dialogue. We don’t see that happening, or any of the other recommendations that the commission asked for. I also asked for a list of conditions and so far, nothing.”
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