Former Haiti President Backs PetroCaribe Probe

Former Haiti president Michel Martelly says he remains supportive of any effort to ensure accountability within the Venezuela-led PetroCaribe initiative even as he acknowledged that he had previously made a joke about the situation.

“I reiterate my confidence in state institutions to conduct fair and impartial investigations in order to preserve the principle of the presumption of innocence and to establish the guilt of any institutions or individuals who deserve it if is the case,” Martelly said.

PetroCaribe is an oil alliance of many Caribbean states with Venezuela to purchase oil on conditions of preferential payment. The alliance was launched on 29 June 2005 in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. In 2013, PetroCaribe agreed for links with the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA), to go beyond oil and promote economic cooperation. Continue reading 

Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
Sep. 09, 2018

2 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Former Haiti President Backs PetroCaribe Probe”

  1. Wilbert Elie says:

    I hope the Trump administration do something about it , and bring them justice .

  2. Tina says:

    Within a year as president Michel Martelly built himself a 1 million dollars bungalow in the Cote des Arcadins, as a beach house. Prior to 2011 he was as broke as a joke. He cannot backup any anti corruption effort. Even his friends became millionaires within 4 years. Food for thoughts.

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