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Haiti postpones October 9 presidential election in wake of Hurricane Matthew
October 5, 2016 / 6:37 PM / 10 months ago

Haiti postpones October 9 presidential election in wake of Hurricane Matthew

People walk in a flooded area after Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes, Haiti, October 5, 2016.Andres Martinez Casares

MEXICO CITY (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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