Top 2 candidates changed to Manigat and Martelly, February 3rd, 2011

Mme Manigat and Sweet Mickey (Michel Martelly) have gone to the second round. Gov’t-backed candidate Celestin is now out of Haiti’s presidential election. The decision was announced in Haiti at 7:30 this morning after all-night deliberations by the electoral commission. Run-off elections are scheduled for March 20th. An in depth report with background information can be found in the link below, by JONATHAN M. KATZ, The Associated Press.

http://www.ajc.com/news/nation-world/govt-backed-candidate-out-825584.html

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