The first day of Haiti's carnival was cancelled due to unrest.
The election has already been postponed twice before.
As the infamous dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier returns to Haiti after 25 years in exile in the south of France, pressure is increasing on the impoverished, earthquake-destroyed, and cholera stricken country of Haiti.
When Brazilian diplomat Ricardo Seitenfus was abruptly ousted as special representative of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Haiti on Christmas day, timing proved to be everything.
The US has raised a gigantic red flag that now covers the results in doubt, the official numbers are contrary to all estimates, and many, many Haitians were disenfranchised to begin with.
Manigat predicted a "festival of gunfire" would be unleased the night before the elections to intimidate voters. Truck beds