Officials Agrees To Recount After Post-election Violence Grips Haiti02:23
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Supporters of presidential candidate Michel Martelly protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after officials announced that Martelly would not advance to a presidential election runoff. (AP)
Supporters of presidential candidate Michel Martelly protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after officials announced that Martelly would not advance to a presidential election runoff. (AP)

Haiti's electoral council says it will recount the ballots, after supporters of the popular singer Michel Martelly took to the streets when it was announced he would not advance to a presidential runoff in January.

The fallout from the fraud-riddled election shut down cities across Haiti at a time when medical aid workers need to tackle a surging cholera epidemic that has claimed more than 2,000 lives. We speak with the BBC's Tim Mansel from Port-au-Prince.

This segment aired on December 9, 2010.

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