BBCCaribbean.com explores the candidates beyond those being covered most. Check an excerpt from their story below…
Under Haiti’s constitution, candidates must meet seven constitutional requirements….
…They must be a native of Haiti, be at least 35 years old, have never renounced their citizenship, have never been sentenced for a crime, own property and a “habitual residence” in Haiti, not currently be handling public funds and have resided in the country for at least five consecutive years before election day.
Mr Jean’s candidacy was believed to have been rejected on the grounds that he was not resident in Haiti in the past five years.
He said he would appeal the ruling.
Now that the hip hop star is out of the race, the main contenders are likely to be Mr Alexis, Mr Neptune and Mr Celestin….
Check out the full story here: BBCCaribbean.com: The race for Haiti’s presidency.