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Haitian Times News Roundup – Nov. 23

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Former US Ambassador to Haiti Weighs in on Political Tensions

Ambassador Kenneth H Merten, Under-Secretary of State at the US State Department, deplores the violence and instability in Haiti. Following the violent events, Mertens reminded Haitians that the United States does not like violence and insists on the need to renew political pricess through elections. Radio Metropole reports. Continue reading

The so-called Democratic and Popular Sector Presents its alternative to Jovenel Moïse, president of Haiti.

in a nine-page document the democratic and popular sector presented its proposal to end the political crisis :

The departure of President Jovenel Moïse and his replacement by the President of the Court of Cassation and in his absence, the Vice-President of this Court or the oldest judge. Mayors and Casecs will remain in place to continue serving their respective populations.

“The mandate of the provisional president of the Republic and the government, is 36 months from the date of departure of Mr. Jovenel Moise”. And this new government, accompanied by the provisional president, will hold the elections before their 36-month deadline, specifies the nine page document. Le National reports Continue reading

HAITI : Deputy of Delmas, Gary Bodeau addresses the political crisis of the country

President of the Chamber of Deputies, Gary Bodeau, called in the leaders of the opposition to dialogue to get out of the political crisis. He insisted that the head of state makes sacrifices. The administration must apply a concerted agenda with the opposition that will get the country out of the crisis. According to Bodeau, the government will have to appease and promote access to basic services in populous neighborhoods, Radio Television Metropole reports

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