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Martelly to take over battered Haiti
Former singer announced preliminary winner of presidential poll, even as rival alleges fraud.
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2011 15:57

Haiti's defeated presidential candidate Mirlande Manigat says thousands of her supporters' ballots were stolen.

Manigat accused the electoral council of falsifying the results. She now has just over a week to lodge a legal objection.

The preliminary tally from the elections shows a landslide win for Michel Martelly.

Sebastian Walker reports from Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital.

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