Again politics are polarizing the country of Haiti.  President, Michel Martelly, is in a  standoff with political opponents over long-overdue elections.  “It’s a constant frustration to see Haitian leaders more interested in fighting each other than coming together to work together for the future of Haiti,” said Robert Maguire, a George Washington University scholar and longtime observer of Haiti politics.  The lack of elections this year “would engender yet another political crisis, with unpredictable consequences for the future of Haitian democracy,” said a statement by the United Nations and the Core Group of ambassadors from the United States, France, Canada, and other primary supporters.

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