The United Nations Stabilization Mission
in Haiti (MINUSTAH) has announced plans to continue its support for the
country's electoral process when polls are held this weekend to fill a
number of public offices.
"We are mobilizing nearly 600 MINUSTAH
staff, 200 vehicles and 11 helicopters," Marc Plum, head of electoral
support in the mission's Civil Affairs Bureau, told a press briefing in
Port-au-Prince on Thursday.
The elections will affect some 300,000
voters in the country, filling offices such as mayor and city delegate
in several regions.
As with the preceding three rounds of