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Hillary Clinton to head to Haiti

With the country still convulsing from a chaotic election in November and no new president yet determined, the State Department says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Haiti Sunday "to consult with members of civil society, political actors, Haiti’s president and international partners on the ongoing electoral situation as well as reconstruction efforts. "

The U.S. is trying to get Haiti to accept the results of a survey by the Organization of American States and drop the government-backed candidate as it proceeds to a second round of voting.

State says that in addition to meeting with Haitian President Rene Preval, Clinton will also meet with leaders of civil society and electoral candidates, the Special Representative of the United Nations and visit a cholera treatment clinic. 

"The United States and Haiti share the mutual commitment to building Haiti anew after the devastating earthquake one year ago, and to ensure a strong future for Haiti’s people and its democracy," the State Department said.