Haiti - Elections : Second tear gas bomb and sporadic shooting
This morning after an individual threw a tear gas canister at the voting center at Mirebalais High School, causing a panic http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-19945-haiti-elections-tear-gas-on-a-voting-center.html the police intervened and regained control of the voting center, electoral operations continue. We have been informed that a second tear gas canister was thrown at the voting center of Mirebalais High School, and that sporadic gunfire, of unidentified origin were heard in the area.
Privert wishes peace and serenity
The de facto President Jocelrme Privert the State reminds all actors of the need to maintain a climate of peace and serenity in order to facilitate the smooth running of the electoral process throughout the country.
Jovenel Moïse calls to vote
Jovenel Moïse, the elected President of Haiti, shortly before noon said "I am on the plane in the direction of Pilèt, Trou du Nord, with my wife to fulfill my civic duty. You also, fulfill your civic duty !"
CASEC/ASEC ballots, CEP specifies
The Executive Director of the Provisional Electoral Council informs the general public and voters in particular that the presence of ballots for candidates for the positions of CASEC, ASEC in urban voting centers is not an anomaly. This is due to the fact that some portions of the cities have expanded in the Communal Sections. In these cases, the voters concerned may exercise their right to vote.
Consequently, all the voting centers concerned are provided with bulletins of local and regional authorities, at the behest of the Departmental, (BED) and communal electoral offices, (BEC). Formal instructions were given to all temporary staff in order to anticipate any confusion.
France alongside the OAS
Providing support to the electoral observation mission of the Organization of American States (OAS), France had placed an observer team at its disposal in the election of 20 November. These observers are again deployed alongside their OAS colleagues to observe the partial and local elections that are taking place today.
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