Thousands of Haitians protest to demand the cancellation of the presidential and legislative elections in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Nov. 28. Haiti's elections ended in confusion as 12 of the 18 presidential candidates denounced 'massive fraud' and called for cancellation of the results. Voters' frustration at not being able to cast their ballots due to organizational problems at many polling stations boiled over into street protests. Orlando Barría/Newscom
Haitian presidential candidate Michel Martelly (c.) and performer Wyclef Jean (l., in light blue shirt) lead a rally to cancel the presidential and legislative elections in Port-au-Prince on Nov. 28. Orlando Barría/Newscom
Residents march through the streets of Port-au-Prince during a rally after the polls closed on election day on Nov. 28. Allison Shelley/Reuters
Haitian police monitor the streets during a rally after polls closed on election day in Port-au-Prince on Nov. 28. Allison Shelley/Reuters
Residents watch supporters march through the streets of Port-au-Prince during a rally after polls closed on election day on Nov. 28. Allison Shelley/Reuters
Haitians throw ballots into the air after frustrated voters destroyed electoral material during a protest in a voting center in Port-au-Prince on Nov. 28. At least one polling station was trashed by an angry group. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters
Haitians protest by removing presidential ballots after frustrated voters destroyed electoral material in a voting center in Port-au-Prince on Nov. 28. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters
Workers from the Provisional Electoral Council count votes after dark at Lycee National de Petionville in the Petionville neighborhood of Port-au-Prince on Nov. 28. Allison Shelley/Reuters
A resident looks at a presidential ballot after angry voters trashed the voting center the previous day in Port-au-Prince on Nov. 29. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters
In a characteristically unconventional move, Pope Francis will mark the first anniversary of his papacy outside the Vatican, at a spiritual retreat in the Alban hills.
Naomi O'Leary, Reuters /
March 9, 2014
PopeFrancis left the Vatican on Sunday ahead of the first anniversary of his papacy, which he will pass with the Roman Curia on a Lenten spiritual retreat held outside the city state for the first time in decades.