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Algeria: What's the Choice? Incumbent Bouteflika Votes in Wheelchair

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Latest update : 2010-11-29

Is Haiti fit to vote? (second part)

Cities in ruins and a raging cholera epidemic. Some might say Haiti is not in the best position to hold an election. Still, this weekend the country's traumatised population goes to the polls to choose a new president. Is democracy important to Haitians at this time of unprecedented crisis? Or is it enough of a challenge just surviving day to day? Before we kick off tonight’s debate, let’s remind ourselves of the daily struggle for survival in Haiti.

GUESTS:

Patrick COULOMBEL, President, Emergency Architects

Adrien TOMARCHIO, Communication & Development Manager, Agence d'Aide à la Coopération Technique Et au Développement (ACTED)

Thomas GONNET, Head of Operations, Action Contre la Faim (Action Against Hunger France)

By phone from Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Maeva BAMBUCK, France 24 correspondent


THE FRANCE 24 DEBATE
Hosted by Laura BAINES,
Prepared Yi SONG and Bilal TARABEY

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2014-04-17 Algeria

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika may get easily re-elected… Nonetheless, most Algerians will tell you that today's presidential election marks a new and perhaps more uncertain era. The...

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2014-04-16 Vladimir Putin

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They said Russia would not invade Crimea. When it did, beleaguered Ukrainian forces offered no resistance. But now Kiev is responding, having sent air force jets flying over the...

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2014-04-16 Vladimir Putin

What's Putin's Plan? Kiev Accuses Russia of Terrorism (part 2)

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2014-04-15 Nigeria

Nigeria's Battles

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2014-04-15 Nigeria

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