Tensions mount as Haiti waits on re-run election results
November 23, 2016 17:37 IST
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Supporters of Fanmi Lavalas political party march in the streets of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. With paper ballots counted laboriously by hand, election results typically take a week to be announced in Haiti. But less than 24 hours after polling centres had closed, some candidates and their supporters claimed they had won, leading to chaotic scenes in the capital where guards were forced to shoot into the air to clear a celebrating crowd.