Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Madagascar's New President

Madagascar's military handed over the reins of the island nation to opposition leader Andry Rajoelina on Wednesday, ending a two-month long political crisis but apparently creating a constitutional one.Rajoelina, a former disc jockey turned mayor of Madagascar's capital, declared himself president of a transitional government and his supporters pledged to hold elections in two years.But Rajoelina, at 34, is six years too young to be president, according to the country's constitution.

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