Turmoil in Haiti

Turmoil in Haiti

Key candidates in last month's presidential election have rejected a recount proposed by Haiti's election council. The initial results of the November 28 vote sparked violent protests. And a cholera epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people. An update on Haiti.

Almost a year ago 230,000 people died in Haiti after a devastating earthquake struck the country. Today more than a million survivors remain displaced. And in recent weeks, a worsening cholera epidemic has killed more than 2,000. Many Haitians feel angry and frustrated - and helpless to improve their lives. This has fueled riots that have plagued the capital, Port-au-Prince, since a disputed presidential election was held in November. We'll talk about efforts to address the cholera epidemic and the political crisis in the beleaguered Caribbean nation.


Robert Fatton Jr.

professor of politics and government affairs, and associate dean for graduate programs, University of Virginia. He is the author of "Haiti's Predatory Republic: The Unending Transition to Democracy" and "The Roots of Haitian Despotism."

Sebastian Walker

Haiti-based reporter for Al Jazeera English.

Dr. Anthony Fauci

director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH.

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