October 5, 2016 / 6:21 PM / a year ago

Haiti postpones Oct 9 presidential election in wake of Hurricane Matthew

MEXICO CITY, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Haiti’s electoral council said on Wednesday it had postponed a planned October 9 presidential election in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, which battered the island destroying homes and crops.

The council said no new date for the vote had yet been set. (Reporting by Joseph Guyler Delva)

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