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Saturday, 25 November, 2000, 04:56 GMT
In pictures: Haiti gears up to vote
Haiti's former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, is on course to win a second term in elections on Sunday. The vote has been marred by pre-election violence and a boycott by the main opposition parties, who accuse Mr Aristide's party of dirty tricks.

Aristide poster
The capital Port-au-Prince is festooned with posters of Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Election worker carrying supplies for a polling station
Mr Aristide has urged Haiti's 4.8 million registered voters to go to the polls

police checking a vehicle in Port-au-Prince
Security has been tightened after a series of bomb blasts

Aristide supporters
Critics say Mr Aristide's Family Lavalas party rigged parliamentary elections in May

Haitian street traders
The economy has been hit by a suspension of foreign aid

Women pass by a rubbish heap in Port-au-Prince
Most of Haiti's people live in poverty after years of political turmoil
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25 Nov 00 | Americas
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