US helping to fund Haitian elections
The American Ambassador to Haiti, Pamela White, says the United States is providing US$10 million to help Haiti organise elections for one third of the Senate.
White said the US will be providing the money regardless of the date on which the elections are held.
She called for all Haitian stakeholders to join efforts to ensure that the voting takes place by year end also noting that 10 additional seats will become available January 2014.
White said there cannot be development if there is instability and she is optimistic the problems will be solved.
She said while time is running out, it is possible to hold the election this year, but it is up to the Haitians to decide not the US.
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